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Results tagged with 'depression'

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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.


Social Circle: Does the outcome of games affect your mood?

Published Sept. 29, 2013

It's football season and for some fans the outcome of their favorite team's games affects their mood for the rest of the day or even into the next. Other fans are not as affected and non fans, of course, don't care at all. What about you?


Social Circle: How do you cure the winter blues & blahs?

Published March 3, 2013

It's that time of year in Wisconsin when winter starts to drag on and on. People start feeling cooped up, impatient for spring and more annoyed with snowfall or cold weather than they were a month or two ago. So what's a person to do?

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Reader blogs:

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...

Is Suicide Painless?

Sunday June 3rd, 2012 – Chicago, IL    I had a hot show tonight to close out my week at Zanies in Chicago, but unfortunately only 16 people were there to see it. There’s nothing I can do about that but give them my best, and that’s what I did – and they loved ...

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