6 Reasons Why Therapy Doesn’t Suck.

In the interest of full disclosure, I was pretty terrified of seeing a counselor once upon a time, even though I knew I wanted to be one. Relationship stress didn’t convince me.┬áPanic attacks didn’t convince me. Processing difficult experiences by myself didn’t convince me. I squeaked by with the help of mentors and a compassionate[…]

The Intersection of Depression and Comedy

Sometimes it seems like a cliche that so many comedians are incredibly self-deprecating (see: Mitch Hedburg, Louis CK, Sarah Silverman, for example). For a punchline to be hilarious, a comedian almost has to shock the audience with the level of sad truth that they communicate. There are Ted Talks about depressed comedians, scholarly papers looking[…]