Creativity

Therapy in a Subscription Box? I Tried it Out!

My last cartoon column rang a bell with a lot of people: Has your poor relationship with your brother soured your love life?

Instead of a cartoon this week, I thought we'd take a detour to another fun thing - subscription boxes! Monthly boxes with all sorts of goodies have been bubbling underneath the surface for several years, and have now become so common that most everyone has at least heard of them. Specialized contents are all over the map: food, cooking, beauty, dogs,...


Anxiety

Would You 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?...


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...