By Steve Lasater, M.D. Dear Dr. Lasater,  I’m 50 years old, and my husband and I have been happily married for 25 years. The first 23 or so of those years had been fantastic for us, as we had enjoyed a...
I was knee-deep in a bin of organized socks when I realized I was doing it again. Rage cleaning. When I can’t control my worries with meditation or a good SSRI (praise be), I will indulge in a night...
Image Courtesy of @cemalcandinc on VSCO Somewhere right outside of the whimsical hum drum that was my childhood, I started to hate my body. I don’t remember the exact reason for it, but I know it was the first day of...
It started as a whisper: a little voice in my head telling me to do the thing I already knew I needed to do. The whisper ebbed and flowed in its frequency—with each bout of heightened OCD, anxiety or...
The loneliness of finding lumps in your breast in your early 20s Too many of us have stories of doctors not believing our pain, years spent being misdiagnosed, and struggles in...
Photo by Jakob Owens on Unsplash Exactly one year ago, I went for lunch with my mom and younger brother. A crowded Malaysian restaurant, we each stole bites from one another’s entrees and shared an appetizer: a scenario which feels almost unimaginable...
BROUGHT TO YOU BY SLEEP NUMBERPHOTOS BY: JUDITH MARILYN At what point did not sleeping become a badge of honor?  No seriously, think about it. I used to work at a job where people would brag about how little sleep they...
Hey. I struggle with anxiety pretty terribly in the fall. And it’s okay if you do too. It’s strange though, right? Considering fall wins the favorite season poll by a mile? I mean, I’m straight up giddy at leaves changing color;...
Image Courtesy of Danny G via Unsplash.com “People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.” – Winnie the Pooh My therapist would get a good laugh at the thought of me writing this. Me, doing nothing? That’s funny.The...
Photo of Megan McCarty for Wit & Delight Sleeping, either at night or for a nap, has never been my strong suit. I always joke that I sleep with one eye open as to not miss anything, and having a...
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