International Women’s Day: Share the love

International Women’s Day: Share the love

  Irene, my thirteen-year-old daughter, struggles with a first-world problem; she sometimes feels guilty for all that she has. Good food, warm home, decent clothing, a fabulous education, the love and support of many. In this country, we sometimes forget to mention...
Sleeping pills and the myth of the easy fix

Sleeping pills and the myth of the easy fix

Dettaglio del sogno di Santa Orsola by Carlo Naya, courtesy of Widimedia Commons A man I know, Peter, was having some health problems. He went to his doctor, and while they were talking, Peter’s trouble getting to sleep came up. So his doctor prescribed Ambien, a...