freezing to restart ~ notes to self ~ from one depressed academic to another

🦇 I just realized why I freeze when I’m really anxious and depressed, I’m frozen with fear. Fear tries take your life essence while hope… 🦇 My brain is trying to restart me the easy fix a weekend a camping trip nothing has to change Restart 🐱 🦇 control+alt+delete it. 🦇 Erasing a plan that … More freezing to restart ~ notes to self ~ from one depressed academic to another

A Positive approach to career planning

This blog post presents a planning tool for professional development based upon research in appreciative inquiry.  In psychology, the president for using individual-level organizational development has been framed in a problem-focused approach. It is common to look for a problem and then make an intervention to fix it. This is used and doesn’t work well … More A Positive approach to career planning

The Personal Professional Biography of Johari Rose Du Pont

The Personal Professional Biography of Johari Rose Du Pont A Depressed, Anxious, Academic, with Distressed Resilence Fun Facts about depression from the Anxiety and Depression Association of America “People with an anxiety disorder are three to five times more likely to go to the doctor and six times more likely to be hospitalized for psychiatric … More The Personal Professional Biography of Johari Rose Du Pont

Depression, Work, & Life: A Series

What ‘Causes’ depression? “there are many possible causes of depression, including faulty mood regulation by the brain, genetic vulnerability, stressful life events, medications, and medical problems. It’s believed that several of these forces interact to bring on depression.” How does depression affect your career? “Work troubles — inability to concentrate, need to repeat a job, … More Depression, Work, & Life: A Series