A discovery of memorabilia on Christmas morning brings back memories of parents who are no longer with us. The good news for those who are encountering this experience for the first time - it does get better.
Decidí Vivir, the Spanish translation of Struck by Living, released this week. The translation process helped heal two families of different languages and culture, but a shared experience of depression.
Ken Hersh, at his recent business school reunion (Stanford), gave a talk on the Top Five ways he maintained his mental health while I was suffering with my suicidal depression. This article recaps his Top Five.
Inspired by the faith of immigrants in the "Lost in Translation" speaker series, Hersh explores the impact of faith on resilience. This event took place at the Dallas Museum of Art as part of Arts and Letters Live.
A question sparked on a long training run. Do high school athletes realize the protective factors of sports teams when they transition to college? Could lack of a exercise/support community in the college environment be one of the causes of depression?
Struck by Living offers an optimistic look at mood management from a person with first hand experience with clinical depression. In 2001, Julie Hersh became clinically depressed and attempted suicide three times. Saved by the often controversial therapy ECT, electroconvulsive therapy, Julie rebuilt her life to embrace a lifestyle of mental health. Julie offers her advice with a sense of humor and humility, something that has touched the lives of many.