Breakdown

A book review of Breakdown: A Clinician’s Experience in a Broken System of Emergency Psychiatry by Lynn Nanos, L.I.C.S.W. Stars: **** Lynn Nanos (2018) Mental Health Law/System 296 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: When hospitals release seriously mentally ill patients… Read More »

The Next Right Thing

A book review of The Next Right Thing: a Simple, Soulful Practice For Making Life Decisions by Emily P. Freeman Stars: *** Baker Publishing Group (2019) Christian Living 256 pages Disclosure: I received this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Nothing gets our attention like an unmade decision: Should… Read More »

Acne: Just Another Four-Letter Word

Acne: Just Another Four-Letter Word by Aarti Patel, N.D Stars: *** D2 Books (2018) Health/Skin 150 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Put acne in your rearview mirror, once and for all. For those of us who have struggled with chronic… Read More »

ALS Saved My Life Until It Didn’t

ALS Saved My Life Until It Didn’t by Dr. Jenni Kleinman Berebitsky with Joyce Kleinman & Elizabeth Flynn Stars: **** PB & Js Publishing (2018) Memoir 278 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Most people know life will not necessarily… Read More »

Your Future Self Will Thank You

Your Future Self Will Thank You – Secrets to Self-Control from the Bible & Brain Science – a Guide for Sinners, Quitters & Procrastinators by Drew Dyck Stars: **** Moody Publishers (2019) Christian Living/Spiritual Growth 224 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate… Read More »

A Mood Apart

A Mood Apart: Depression, Mania, and Other Afflictions of the Self by Peter G. Whybrow, M.D. Stars: **** Basic Books (2015) Psychology/Depression/Mental Illness 408 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: When first published in 1997 this groundbreaking work on the science of mood both redefined the field and—with compassion, understanding, and scientific rigor—made it… Read More »

The Pain of Suicide

The Pain of Suicide: A Phenomenological Approach to Understanding ‘Why?’ by Dr. Jo-Ann Rowland Stars: **** Clink Street Publishing (2019) Suicide/World Issues 148 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Every suicide is an individual tragedy whose origins challenge our mental capacity.… Read More »