Thoughts on: “Lost Connections” by Johann Hari

For a long time depression and anxiety has been believed to be caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain and the solution is a lifetime pill popping. Hari challenges this idea, both the cause and the solution. ____ His research shows 9 very different causes for depression – Disconnection from… 1. Meaningful work 2.Continue reading “Thoughts on: “Lost Connections” by Johann Hari”

Lab Report: Quitting the News

“If you get your view of the world from the news, you’re always going to think that we’re living in violent times.” – Steven Pinker What’s the message of the mainstream media? Be afraid! Stay inside! Out there are Isis, the 1% staling your money and clowns! No wonder we feel anxious and afraid evenContinue reading “Lab Report: Quitting the News”