Anxiety

I’d Rather Have a Heart Attack Than Meditate

The last Quick Fix column was about how to respond when someone says, "That's just the way I am."

Well, maybe I don't want a full blown heart attack, the kind that hurts, but I could (do) put up with heart palpitations. At least I'd know I'm alive.

Today's cartoon is about my astonishment that some people can actually meditate, and seem to enjoy it. When I was considering this topic, I wondered about my strong dislike of being still and breathing. Did that mean I was a Type A personality?...
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Mental Health

How Should You Respond to a Narcissist?

The last Quick Fix cartoon was my most Popular Therapy Cartoon of all time! Ah, good times.

Today's cartoon is in reference to how we respond to people who may be narcissists, or anyone who may not be someone we want to spend time with. Do we figure out how to deal with them, or just move on, and let go of baggage? :)

The other day, I was talking with someone about a fairly bad habit he has, one that is worse for him than...
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Depression

Three Women in a Bar and Osama bin Laden

Last week’s cartoon was about the dating diet: a worst-case scenario, if he doesn't call when he said he would.

Osama bin Laden was killed May 2, 2011. Today's cartoon was originally published in Slate, and Yahoo News Cartoons for my syndicate, just a day or so after bin Laden died. As you might imagine, this is not a typical editorial cartoon, and it created a lot of controversy. That's okay....
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