THe Power of Laughter

It may seem a bit cliche but laughing is powerful.  By nature, I'm a very serious person.    I've been criticized for not smiling enough.  Not laughing enough.  I only discovered the power true power of laughter after I left Jehovah's Witnesses. I was devastated by my experience with Jehovah's Witnesses.  I was devastated being …

What is Yoga?

Jehovah's Witnesses are opposed to Yoga considering it a Demonic practice.  Because of this, I've always view Yoga and similar practices with skepticism. In early 2018 I watched the entire course on Yoga from "The great courses" which can also be purchased on DVD and found on Amazon. After watching I had an entirely new …

I explored School PSychology

In 2018 I went to a psych fair at school and there was a table there for their school psychology fair.  Now initially I thought that school psychology meant being a guidance counselor.  This is a common misconception.  School psychologists might engage in therapy with students and more commonly they screen children for Special Education.  …

Divalproex Sodium (Depakote)

2019 Article where I explore the psychiatric drug Divalproex Sodium. Divalproex Sodium is a medication that is used as an anti-convulsant, antiepileptic, and mood stabilizer.  Some common names include Depakote, Depakene, and Valproic Acid.  Its chemical formula is C16H31NaO4.  Divalproex Sodium is a fatty acid comprised of sodium valproate and valproic acid.  When consumed the …