When does suicide become a real option?

Why do people suicide? Last night I watched a documentary on suicide. It focused on the alarming, and increasing rate of male suicide. The question that kept popping up on the show was, “why is this happening and what can be done about it ?” The usual obvious answers, that most of us already know, [...]

World Peace begins with Inner Peace.

Recently a wheel chair bound World War II veteran made this simple, yet beautiful statement, “What ever you can do for peace, do it”. This is my contribution to peace. Violence has many faces, it is not only the horrible acts committed by terrorists on others, it can also be the internal violence we commit [...]

Emotional Healing

There is a saying “heal yourself and you heal the world”. Emotions are a doorway into the healing potential of our mind, body and soul. They are a portal into our inner being and the unknown, and sometimes, untapped depths of the mind. An open mind is like an open book, if there is no [...]

Depression or Anxiety, what comes first ?

What comes first depression or anxiety? This is a question I asked my therapist when I was trying to come to terms with the confused feelings I was experiencing as I fell further into the melancholic state of depression. It was one of the many questions I wanted answers for to try to gain an [...]