Posts Tagged: depression

Dear Barb—The Too Full Plate

Dear Barb: I am really stressed out and in need of some advice.  I’m a single mom with two boys plus I work full time and take courses at AU.  My mother was just diagnosed with stage four cancer; I am so filled with anxiety that I just don’t know what to do.  I can’t… Read more »

The Fit Student—Beat the Holiday Blues

Are you spending Christmas alone?   Well, you may spend the season alone, but not lonely and heartbroken, aching for a Christmas kitten.  Instead, ward off weekend and holiday blues—with a plan. But first, let’s study the blues. My elderly landlady felt stricken with loneliness.  She huddled over her garden and trimmed her apple trees, but… Read more »