Connections

By Michelle Arnwine Frias We all imagined that in 2020 we would live our lives with reckless abandon, but to our dismay, we soon realized our habits would have to reflect the opposite. So, I slowed down my daily process, paid a little bit more attention to my daily routine, and assessed reality. I workContinue reading Connections

REFLECTION – ECT SOUVENIR

A nurse on the ward urged meto take home this ceramic spoonrestshaped like a fish;she says I made itin arts and crafts. Home now, I hovernear the microwaveor tend to garlic sputtering in oil,and consider the molded shape,the clashing hues of salmonand mauve that somehow matchour kitchen. Rinsing it cleanafter dinner, I squeak fingersacross theContinue reading REFLECTION – ECT SOUVENIR

In the News

As newsletter editor, I am always searching for articles and blogs that would appeal to our readers. Recently, I have noticed and appreciated the increasing number of articles in mainstream news outlets that alert the public to the growing incidence of mental illness during the pandemic. This emerging awareness is good news for those whoContinue reading In the News

In the News

As newsletter editor, I am always searching for articles and blogs that would appeal to our readers. Recently, I have noticed and appreciated the increasing number of articles in mainstream news outlets that alert the public to the growing incidence of mental illness during the pandemic. This emerging awareness is good news for those whoContinue reading In the News

Quotes from Eleanor Roosevelt

These six quotations from former First Lady and lifelong humanitarian Eleanor Roosevelt seem especially appropriate for the times we’re living in. No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one. Today is the oldestContinue reading Quotes from Eleanor Roosevelt

Book Review — Ask Dr. Tony

By William Polkowski The subtitle of Ask Dr. Tony (2018) explains it all: Answers From the World’s Leading Authority on Asperger’s Syndrome / High-Functioning Autism. The book is written by Craig R. Evans with Dr. Tony Attwood, PhD. Attwood, a clinical psychologist, clinician, researcher, and author, has a son with Asperger’s. He has specialized inContinue reading Book Review — Ask Dr. Tony