The Cat and The Brain

I was at a conference back at the beginning of March (and oh how the world has changed since then) and one of the things I picked up was a small, gray, brain-shaped stress ball. The idea was to manage stress. It sits on my desk and mostly gives me something to mindlessly fiddle with […]

When My Demons Torment From the Shadows

Yesterday I felt the unmistakable tightness of anxiety rising within. As someone with an anxiety disorder, I was plenty familiar with the feeling. However, in most cases, I can identify where the feeling comes from. That was not the case last night. Don’t get me wrong, there is certainly no shortage of things to be […]

Medication Monday: Pristiq

You may have lost track of the days during this quarantine, but it is, in fact, Monday once again, which means that it is again time for Medication Monday, the weekly series that offers brief, informative insights into the various mental health medications that are available. This week, we take a look at the antidepressant […]

A Dark Tales Law Project

In the U.S., we are a country governed by the rule of law. The same is true of many nations around the rule. Law creates the infrastructure of our civilized world, an ordered, logical way to resolve conflict. We are also a world where a quarter of the population will, at some point in their […]