Monday, April 30, 2018
Friday, April 27, 2018
Depression was a Dirty Word: Suffering from Dysthymia as an Asian American | The Fix: Dysthymia feels like slowly moving backwards through limbo in a disjointed dream. You can’t go forward despite your best efforts so you simply admit defeat and just exist in half-fulfilled stasis.
Gritty New Drama 'Cleaner Daze' Shows Life in a Teen Rehab | The Fix: 'I want to build community and remind people they aren’t alone. Cleaner Daze honors the humanity of people who have the disease of addiction.'
The Recovering: An Interview with Leslie Jamison | The Fix: Jamison intertwines her personal disclosures with vivid inquiries into the work and lives of alcoholic writers before her such as Denis Johnson, Raymond Carver, Charles Jackson, Jean Rhys, and more.
What to Expect in Teen Rehab | The Fix: Sometimes, for the young person, simply being removed from the environment where the dysfunction is occurring for a short while helps more than anything else.
Trying to Focus on Principles Before Personalities Can Be Grueling | The Fix: I tried to focus on principles before personalities, but when I did not achieve satisfactory results, I began to hate myself.