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Cartooning Therapy

I never thought of myself as a cartoonist since real cartoonists I were so much more focused. However, during a period of severe depression I cartooned briefly. ¬†Art and music have a great ability to help people transcend pain. This … Continue reading

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Cesar Santos, (b 1982, US, Cuban American), Back

This powerful image deals with a US military personnel “back” from tour in Iraq etc. It is more haunting when you see it as a larger picture Think of what the subject has seen, shown in the eyes… Behind him … Continue reading

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Elke Wassmann, Allegories of the Subconscious

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Sleepwalking and its sisters

Sleepwalking, sleeptalking, epilepsy, depression, and impulsive control disorders: Are they related? (See more below). John Everett Millais, The Somnambulist, 1871 My five-year-old was recently hospitalized for epilepsy. partial complex. apparently this has some relationship to impulse control disorder, which he … Continue reading

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