The Advantages of Optimism

Three men are having a discussion.  “I’m a pessimist,” says one.  “I’m an optimist,” says the second. Both men turn to the third.  “Which are you?” “Neither,” the third man replies.  “I’m a peptimist.” The first man snorts.  “A peptimist?  What’s that?” “Well,”  the third man explains, “A pessimist is someone who says ‘It can’t … Read more

Stamping Out The Stigma of Mental Illness

  So, how are you feeling? Fine?   No, I mean really.  How are you really? It’s okay if the honest answer is a reluctantly uttered “Depressed.” You’re not alone. Feeling Depressed? According to the National Alliance on Mental Health, 20.6% of U.S. adults experienced mental illness in 2019.  That’s 51.5 million people, or 1 in … Read more