How to protect yourself from harm from “therapists”

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©Katarzyna Bialasiewicz

“While nothing is easier than to denounce the evildoer, nothing is more difficult than to understand him.” — Dostoevsky


Why there is such urgency to get kids back in school and the pushback this is receiving from families

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Photo by Jeffrey Hamilton

The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next. — Abraham Lincoln


Will a VO weeks before an election make a difference?

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Image: Production still from Columbia Pictures for “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.”


An app may be opening doors to the high-powered film execs who can reveal talent where it would have languished.

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Photo by Waldemar Brandt

I don’t care who you are. When you sit down to write the first page of your screenplay, in your head, you’re also writing your Oscar acceptance speech. — Nora Ephron


You think you’re having a COVID-19 nose swab, but they see billions in profit potential.

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There is a sufficiency in the world for man’s need but not for man’s greed. — Mahatma Gandhi

Who among us doesn’t feel helpless in the face of this virus that can kill so quickly despite the age or the social position of the patient?


Medications that heal and keep us healthy also can have psychiatric effects, and therein lies a problem.

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Photo by Michał Parzuchowski

Medicine is not only a science; it is also an art. It does not consist of compounding pills and plasters; it deals with the very processes of life, which must be understood before they may be guided. — Paracelsus


Pollution isn’t only the trash that is visible on our beaches and landfills; it is getting into our food chain, baby food, and baby bottles.

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By nature, I’m very care-taking. There’s something really beautiful about cooking for someone and feeding them. — Eric Balfour


Lockdowns forced a new look at the in-home exercise potential for health maintenance, and it may be here to stay.

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Photo by Sonnie Hiles

If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health. — Hippocrates


The heavy burden of caregiving is often met with reluctance by caregivers to engage in self-care.

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If I am not for myself, who will be for me? If I am not for others, what am I? And if not now, when? — Hillel


Sleeping is never a waste of time

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Photo by Susan Yin

Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before. — Edgar Allan Poe

About

Dr. Patricia Farrell

Dr. Farrell is a psychologist, WebMD consultant, SAG/AFTRA member, author, interested in film, writing & health. Website: http://t.co/VT8mvcAvRz

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