Reader E.V. sends along an interview with Dr. Aaron Kheriaty, author of The Catholic Guide to Depression. I haven’t read the book yet, but this is the second time it’s been recommended to me, and the interview is full of gems of good sense. On overspiritualizing the problem: I think most therapists have had the…

Good working definition for a neurotic: someone whose Interpretive Faculty is perpetually on overdrive. Observe, gentle reader: Normal person in the car:Hey, I know this song. [enjoys, sings along badly] Neurotic in the car: Should I turn on my Aphex Twin CD? But I’ve been wondering lately whether I am losing sight of how to…

Do you know about Patreon? It’s a good way to help your favorite writers (and artists, and musicians, and whoever) do what they do — you pledge a buck a month or more to cover whatever peculiar lifestyle arrangements are necessary for them to keep doing what they do. In my case, that pretty much…