A profound, thoughtful and moving hour about mindfulness with psychologist Donna Rockwell, PsyD. Listen carefully to her words and her spirit, and I believe it will add to your life as it has to mine. You will find yourself refreshed and reminded of what it means to create the kind of life, work, love and friendships you really want to have.
With a passionate condemnation of psychiatric “euthanasia”–that’s how I begin. Then my guest Bob Nikkel talks about pioneering programs in mental health and their funding by the Foundation for Excellence in Mental Health, including a US family-oriented therapeutic intervention with an 80% success rate in returning people with acute psychosis to community, school, work, and ultimately to a better and happier life. Psychosocial therapies work; drug therapies make people worse. This is what science is confirming.
If you don’t enjoy what you do for a living, what options do you have? Experts suggest finding what you do want to do, and that’s a good idea. But what should you do in the meantime?
This week on LOA Today, we discuss enjoying what you do when you don’t enjoy what you do.