Loneliness and suicides are spiking. We have to confront the conversation.
Fifteen years ago I wanted to die.
More than ever, we need to be there for our colleague’s friends and loved ones. There is a huge difference between solitude by choice and being forced into it. The latter can result in intense feelings of loneliness that can
Not long ago, I spoke at a wellness event in Missoula Montana. The audience was primarily bar association executives. Prior to the talk, I chatted with someone about a family tragedy she had experienced, having lost someone close to her
The State Bar of Texas has lost another lawyer to suicide. I and many others have lost a friend. His family has lost a loving husband and father. Andy Krasfur was a great lawyer and visionary entrepreneur in the running
I won’t rehash the facts of my awful summer of 2005. My brothers dragging me kicking and screaming to a psychiatric facility. You can read about it here. I will instead focus on my state of mind at that time.
Whenever there is a high profile, celebrity suicide in the news, the social media reactions are fairly predictable. Shock. Disbelief. Thoughts and prayers to the family. Wondering how someone who outwardly “had everything” could be depressed. Statements of how selfish