How To Deal With The Fear Of Judgment: The Gifts of Vulnerability

When I first moved back to Arkansas, there were facts about my life I didn’t want others to know. I’d grown up in a small town in southern Arkansas, where everybody knew everything about everybody; I wasn’t relishing moving from Dallas, where there...

Depression And Perfectly Hidden Depression: The Dramatic Difference

Perhaps you, or someone you love, has taken The Beck Depression Inventory. It’s a very well-known questionnaire that’s often used to determine if someone meets the criteria for depression as it covers its traditional mental, emotional and physical aspects....

Taming Your Inner Demons. The Role Of Shame: One Question That Helps

I was in therapy a good deal in my twenties and early thirties, and most of the work had to do with shame. A therapist once suggested I read a book called,”Taming Your Gremlins.” It focused on recognizing the pesky, persistent, and very damaging inner...

220 SelfWork: Careers That Kill: A Conversation with Dr. Adam Hill

This is the first in a series here on SelfWork about careers that can kill. Over the next few months, we’re going to interview people who are led to careers that hold within them the ever-increasing danger of suicidal ideation or suicide itself. Doctors, police...