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Ellyn Kaschak

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Advice for Michelle Obama

Why Are You Experiencing Low Grade Depression? Michelle Obama has declared publicly that she is experiencing a low-grade depression. Many have been inspired by her willingness to speak so openly about mental health and illness. Others became frightened about her…
Ellyn Kaschak
August 13, 2020
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When in the course of human events…

Declaration of the principles of a failed State When you can not remove a president who is flagrantly and openly racist, sexist, cruel, and dangerous, then you have a failed government. When you can not remove a president who is…
Ellyn Kaschak
June 10, 2020
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Dreaming in the Time of the Virus

Understanding COVID-19 dreams. Many quarantined individuals are having mild to severe symptoms of anxiety during this time of quarantine. This is a perfectly normal and even expected kind of anxiety. One of the most common symptoms of anxiety is insomnia—the…
Ellyn Kaschak
May 20, 2020
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The Post Pandemic Pandemic

Can we survive one more? When the extreme contagion is over, when we have a vaccine or an effective treatment, when we can safely emerge from our individual cocoons, there will be another pandemic waiting for us. As with the…
Ellyn Kaschak
May 10, 2020
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Spring Will Not Come This Year

Spring does not even know that we are absent Although springtime has arrived this year just when it always does, no one is there to welcome it. No sigh of relief as winter coats and scarves, boots and gloves are…
Ellyn Kaschak
April 10, 2020
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These Are Not Normal Times

How PTSD develops. In ordinary circumstances, I might be writing about viewing psychological “disorders” or “illnesses” through the eyes of a feminist psychologist. However, these are not ordinary times, although my eyes still focus on issues of gender as they…
Ellyn Kaschak
April 3, 2020