Please enjoy this charming story by Benjamin Nugent, a self-described former “nerdy kid” who briefly entered the world of the Asperger’s diagnosis. A dreamy, socially awkward teenager, he was assigned […]
AB: One aspect of my work week I particularly enjoy involves teaching at The Institute for Family Health in New York, a family medicine training program. I work with newly-minted family doctors, where we address different challenging patient scenarios. We also talk about their reactions to problematic doctor-patient interactions. At one of our seminars, the residents and I took […]
Louis C.K. Says It Check out this beautiful, funny mini-rant by comedian Louis C.K. on what cellphones do to us. Nobody says it better.
DK: When my children were young, like most parents, I took great pleasure in reading bed-time stories. To start with there were the very simple picture books then we moved […]
Here’s a poem by the wonderful American poet Billy Collins, dedicated to all mothers, in name or spirit. The Lanyard – Billy Collins The other day I was ricocheting slowly […]
Dave: Once upon a time, in a land far away, a beautiful, independent, self-assured princess happened upon a frog as she sat contemplating ecological issues on the shores of an unpolluted […]
Please enjoy this poem from Syracuse poet E.J. Evans’ collection, First Snow Coming SEX It is not that we are searching for something in each other, but that […]
Dave: Our blog is set up to provide alternative ways of thinking about emotional, behavioral, mental, psychiatric problems. We are not setting up a competition between patterns of thinking that […]