“I’m having a bad day,” I complained to my friend Memphis Paul, my friend and co-host of our mildly successful podcast “Talking Paragraphs.” I had him on speakerphone as I went through a drive-through window. I ordered a strawberry-banana smoothie. It’s one of those beverages that sounds healthier than it really is. I ordered itContinue reading “Living with anxiety: Smoothies help, but the ears of a good friend make for the best medicine”
Tag Archives: mental health
Tennis, media embarrass themselves with ignorant responses to Osaka mental health issues
Confession: Before Naomi Osaka announced she wasn’t going to participate in post-match news conferences at the French Open, I didn’t know who she was. I know. That makes me a terrible human being. I don’t follow tennis. Osaka is currently ranked No. 2 in the world, and she was the highest paid female athlete inContinue reading “Tennis, media embarrass themselves with ignorant responses to Osaka mental health issues”
591: Obesity and the damage done
The economy is strengthening, they say. And people have supported this blog, but it’s not enough to make the bills each month. I look at the calendar and I don’t know what I’m going to do after July. It all seems so damn hopeless.