Most of us find ourselves beset by a dreary attitude once and a while. The holidays—with all the stress, family obligations, and expectations good or not-so-good—can pack a hefty punch to one’s psychic equilibrium. But things get especially dire when the season delivers a double whammy, like like when you’re trying to launch a new […]
Jan 13 2014
Is Self-Promotion at Odds with Depression?
How did an old-school scribbler—a garret-sitting recluse and hater of newfangled technology—make the leap to electronic publishing, social networking, and that bête-noire of all things authentic, self-promotion? The leap is not complete. Right now, I’m skidding between safe harbors, grappling my way up the slopes of a “vertical learning curve.” Whether I manage to touch […]