December 5, 2023

IAQ: “How is your mental health?”

SHORT ANSWER: Cue the sifting through possible responses to match the moment: “Doing good, thanks!” – ugh.   LONG ANSWER: There are the polite answers, the few socially acceptable ones, the truthful ones – the ones we tell our friends (maybe), and the ones that just need to hit the air – or the ones... Read More

November 9, 2023

How is your anxiety? How is your heart? 

These questions aren’t asked frequently and therefore answered even less so. We’re not used to being asked these sorts of questions unless something has already been determined “wrong.” Our casual conversation just doesn’t have the language – no standard answers here.  On one hand, this is refreshing. Standard socially-safe Q & A, in addition... Read More

Amy getting into ice bath