Is Facebook Bad For Your Mental Health?

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I could play both sides of this question.  On the negative side, because people post mostly the good things that happen to them, and not the bad things, Facebook represents a sort of “distorted reality.”  If one buys into the distortions that Facebook creates- (eg. all of your friends have happy, wonderful lives), it can […]

Cancer “Scare”

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I was in the Catskills at a work convention when I got the call.  “Ms. Grossman, the doctor has some test results that she would like to go over with you.  How soon can you come in?”  Ominous words indeed.  Doctors don’t call patients in for a chat about life.  My heart sunk, and I […]

Dying to Eat…

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This week, I am writing from the Bar Harbor area of Maine.  There is so much that I could write about, but I think I will stick to a topic that just keeps on coming up for me–weight management.  I went to the doctor not long ago, and she delivered some news to me…I am […]