yesterday we went car shopping. after driving the sixth test car, in which we were quite interested, the salesperson made us a very tempting offer. we did the rational thing and retired for a family powwow to a nearby fast Read More
today i had the honour of moderating the weekly mental health and social media chat (“#mhsm”) on twitter. these are always such interesting conversations! our topic today was “creativity and the arts”. here is a slightly abridged transcript: moritherapy: welcome Read More
exercise – it works for depression is the title of a post i wrote for brainblogger the other day. it is about a large-scale study, the SMILE study (standard medical intervention and long-term exercise, conducted at duke university), which found Read More
researching suicide, 1st person singular: mental health visions # 9 david webb from qldalliance on Vimeo.
my brain is still only functioning at 42.718% capacity (as opposed to the usual 60 7/8th) so i don’t find myself to be able to say much. what little brain power i had went to work today and another fabulous Read More
a little while ago, a paper was published that suggests that positive thinking isn’t all it’s cracked up to be: positive self-statements are widely believed to boost mood and self-esteem, yet their effectiveness has not been demonstrated. we examined the Read More
here is some exciting new research on schizophrenia, which i found through changeseeker. the full text is at psycport; i’ve added a few links and comments. new research from the northwestern university feinberg school of medicine has revealed how schizophrenia Read More
a beautiful body, a calm mind, health into old age, a job that makes you bounce out of the bed in the morning with excitement – aaah, we all want it. and for many of us, these dreams area attainable. Read More