One of my favorite childhood memories is seeing my mom work away at her weaving, and seeing her transform along with the rags she turned into art. Her beautiful wall hangings, many of which pair with poems she’s written, line a wall of the house. She’s also woven purses, bags and more. While she’s won awards […]
If the winter season or holiday stress has you down or depressed, you’re far from alone. Listen as August interviews Jema, a traveler, writer and photographer, about her journey with depression. Learn what prompted her to seek help, how she’s learned to thrive and more. Then August chats with Dr. Megan Fleming about the holidays and depression. […]
August interviews Crista Anne, a “progressive pleasurist” who’s raising awareness about mental illness one orgasm attempt at a time, and Chad Kultgen, author of the controversial novel, “Men, Women & Children.” Check out the after-chat in August’s followup blog post, #OrgasmQuest, Depression and Sex in the Digital Age.
Last week I interviewed Katrina Leupp, an up-and-coming sociologist and researcher at the University of Washington, on behalf of EHow.com. Leupp’s latest research, involving 1,600 stay-at-home and working mothers of small children, showed a significant link between “super mom” attitudes—i.e., believing you can “do it all” with ease—and an increased risk for depressive symptoms. Women who were […]