Tag Archives: depression

Glass-Half-Full

Glass-Half-Full: Counting My Blessings By Ken K. Gourdin Perhaps this will be an appropriate follow-up to “Suicidal, But Sane.” How much do we take for granted? Professor Dan Peterson, professor of Arabic and of Islamic studies at Provo, Utah’s, Brigham … Continue reading

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Suicidal, But Sane

Suicidal, But Sane By Ken K. Gourdin For far longer than I care to admit, now, the Dog of Clinical Depression has alternated between nipping at my heels and threatening to devour me whole.  Clinical Depression is so prevalent that … Continue reading

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On Dependency, Learned Helplessness, and Non-Self-Reliance

On Dependency, Learned Helplessness, and Non-Self-Reliance By Ken K. Gourdin I recently posted on behavioral health issues at Mormon Dialogue and Discussion. In response to another poster, whose thesis (at the risk of overstating the case or of misstating his … Continue reading

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On Suicide

On Suicide, and On Where One Chooses to Commit It By Ken K. Gourdin An employee recently was found dead in a conference room at Apple. Here’s the story (this and all other links last accessed on July 29, 2016): … Continue reading

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Coming to terms with slights and tragedies

A Word to Bitter, Disaffected Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (and to Anyone Else Having Difficulty Coming to Terms With Some Other Slight or Tragedy) By Ken K. Gourdin Many people cannot resist the urge, … Continue reading

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Any Excuse to Bash the LDS Church

A Word to Bitter, Disaffected Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (and to Anyone Else Having Difficulty Coming to Terms With Some Other Slight or Tragedy) By Ken K. Gourdin Many people cannot resist the urge, … Continue reading

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