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Folks bid farewell to Facebook

Published Dec. 27, 2014

This year,'s Molly Snyder noticed numerous Facebook friends planned to renounce - or at least take a break from - social media.


We the living make deaths "senseless"

Published Aug. 19, 2014

"Senseless death"-- and its companion, "senseless tragedy"-- is one of the tritest, emptiest phrases you hear. And, sadly, you're hearing it a lot these days, although it's hard to say that anyone's death is in any way sensible, other than perhaps the lucky few who die of very old age on their own terms with friends and family around all their affairs fully settled.


Williams' death puts depression, mental illness in spotlight

Published Aug. 13, 2014

Robin Williams' death has done a couple of things in the last 72 hours, including taking a deeper look at his work on television, in film and on the stand-up state. But it also put a spotlight on depression and mental illness.


Insomnia makes long nights for some Milwaukeeans

Published March 16, 2014

According to the National Center for Sleep Disorders Research, about 35 percent of adults say they have some symptoms of insomnia and about 10-15 percent report chronic insomnia. Meet Milwaukeeans who find themselves unable to sleep and learn what they do about it.


Seasonal Affective Disorder impacts many

Published Jan. 25, 2014

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) - also know as "winter depression" - is a real mood disorder that deeply affects some people when there is a change in season. It usually occurs right before or during winter, but in fact in rare cases, it is brought on by the onset of summer, as well.

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The Anchor

The water of life is hardly still. Choppy icy waves hitting and snarling at the ship. Water slapping and splashing the already tear soaked faces. Bumpy movements and thrashing winds interrupted the once tranquil trip. A heavy anchor is lowered to keep the vessel weighed down. The cold metal m...


Last night I didn't get much shut eye. I was anxious about a few new developments in the sordid saga called my life. I'm not sure if it was a lack of sleep or other mitigating factors that caused the sullen mood. Today my frame of mind was fuzzy. My thking and reasoning seemed convol...

Oh Deer

Saturday November 17th, 2012 – Fox Lake, IL    I’m feeling the funk coming on, and not the way I like it. I wish I weren’t so familiar with this feeling, but I totally am. I need to batten down the hatches, and know that it’s going to eventually pass like a hu...

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