Psyched

Therapist Candace Plattor weighs in on psychological issues.

AA Agnostica: alternative steps for recovery from addiction

Is it possible to have an effective addiction recovery plan that isn't faith-based?

The Portland Hotel Society gets a stick for extravagant spending

I just couldn’t let this story go by without writing about it again. The long and short of it is that the higher (no pun intended) authorities of the Portland Hotel Society (PHS) and several of their...

Rob Ford and Jimmy Kimmel: Appalling and odd

Oh no, not again—Rob Ford continues to crave ever more publicity, and this time it was on Jimmy Kimmel Live. And last night Ford shared this less-than-prestigious distinction with none other than...

The sad story of Alex Radita

Sometimes I really don’t understand this crazy world we live in—or the rules we implement that make it even crazier. I am simply appalled that a 15-year-old boy who was starved, abused, and deprived...

Why Valentine's Day is the best day to take care of you

Ah, Valentine's Day, the fantasy-filled holiday that comes right after we've managed to get ourselves through another year of Christmas and New Year's Eve! Have you ever wondered whose bright idea it...