Author: Dr. Rad ★


Fear of asking for help

When you feel anxious, some things that are not challenges to others can seem like huge mountains for you to climb. It can seem like it is ridiculous that you are worried about this...


Would you just stand there?

The other day I was in the university bakery and someone started to have a panic attack. Once you are practicing medicine for a while, telling between “sick” and “not sick” becomes an instinct....


Holiday stress

Holiday stress. What does it come down to really? When you have anxiety, you worry about everything. For many people, those worries increase when they feel like something is expected of them in social...


You don’t get it

You’re right. No one gets it. No one totally gets you. We are all unique, its true. But there are so many things that are similar between us. One of my favorite movies is...


 connection Connection is the energy that is created between people when they feel seen, heard and valued – when they can give and receive without judgment. – Brene Brown, PhD, LMSW


Antidepressant Warnings

Its important to understand the risks of taking any medication. But its also important to understand where those risks came from. For antidepressants, there is a black box warning on antidepressants for children and...


Is it serious?

It can sometimes be tough to figure out how serious a mental health problem is – especially in the beginning for a teenager. If you try to think about physical health problems, sometimes there...


Can you trust yourself?

Have you ever felt like you can psycho-analyze other people really well? You know, like you can just pinpoint what their issue is. By seeing their behavior on the outside, you feel like you...


Empty vessel

Rest and self-care are so important. When you take time to replenish your spirit, it allows you to serve others from the overflow. You cannot serve from an empty vessel. ― Eleanor Brownn What...