Home & Tribe

“Many of us are homeless in the West today.” – Johann Hari, Author (Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of…

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Origins of My Insomnia

Growing up, I never thought of myself as someone with insomnia.  I thought of myself as a “night owl.”  I…

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Pretense and Lies

I’ve begun listening to HILLBILLY ELEGY by J.D. Vance and thinking about his description of the values of that culture…

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Which Came First? (Depression or Illness)

Contemporary theory offers the idea that every individual has their own emotional level.  For those whose “resting state” is contentment,…

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Suicide by Text

Like most other Americans, I’ve been following the story of the young man whose girlfriend encouraged and “enforced” his successful…

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