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It’s usually good to talk about it

It’s usually good to talk about it

I got a reply via email to my first post on depression that I’d like to share. This is a great article. I am one of the ones that would have come up to you during a break but over time I have raised my hand many times to the question “Who takes antidepressants” and I now comfortably say “I do and I don’t have the desire to get off of them. If it is working then why rock the boat”. I don’t happen to...

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Who says? And how do they know?

Who says? And how do they know?

I’m a skeptic.  While it’s popular to pigeonhole skeptics as cynics who don’t believe anything and will criticise everything, it’s really not like that.  It’s really a question of not blindly accepting things as true. It’s about testing ideas for plausibility and evidence.  It’s something that grows out of a reaction to what this skeptic perceives as the willingness of so many to believe so many...

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Restless bloody legs

Restless bloody legs

A while back my wife Eve mentioned to a friend that I’ve got Restless Legs Syndrome.  His response was to laugh.  And he kept laughing for a while.  It struck him as funny. And he’s not the first person that has had that reaction.  Since it’s very difficult to describe the symptoms, and they don’t sound, on the surface, as if they are a big issue, it’s sometime hard to see RLS as a real problem.  But for me...

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