Tag Archive for Karla McLaren quote

Effects of Antidepressants: A Personal Account of the Grim Underbelly

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“Depression is not a single emotion, but a constellation of emotions, postures, decisions and health issues that erect what I call the brilliant stop sign of the soul.” –Karla McClaren I wrote about my choice not to take antidepressants long term. I used them briefly as a life raft to float through the move out of our family home, a…

Transformational Singing, Healing Tears and Being Alive

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I mentioned that I am participating in a singing workshop. Although, this is an inaccurate description, because it is really about finding one’s voice. It has as much to do with singing as buying a wedding dress does with being married. Nevertheless, singing is a pretty amazing transformative vehicle and transformation just may come my way — if I can…