Category: Learning To Be Helpless

Whatever Weren’t We Thinking?

The idea that it makes sense to treat physical and psychological symptoms of disease, as though they are separate or unrelated issues, is – although potentially highly profitable – most likely not the best...

High Anxiety, When Sugar Falls.

I’d like to talk about anxiety. Not so much the external factors that help to create or worsen it: environmental toxins and poisons; difficult social interactions and relationships; hereditary elements; early life and present...

Sorry! We Meant To Say Lower Serotonin.

The simplistic idea that mood disorders like depression or anxiety result from insufficient serotonin in the brain, has never been properly demonstrated, and contradicts basic physiology. Regardless, extremely profitable drugs – like SSRI’s (Selective...