Non-Fiction Book: Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Day changed from 4th Tuesday to the following Thursday because of the holiday. Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger by Rebecca Traister“In a year when issues of gender and sexuality dominated the national conversation, no one shaped that exchange more than Rebecca Traister. Her wise and provocative columns helped make sense of …

A Moveable Feast at China Palace

Monday, November 11, 2018

Join us for dinner and interesting chat. Here is a link to the restaurant home page: http://chinapalaceaustin.com/

Food For Thought: “Talking About Depression”

Monday, November 11, 2018

“Talking About Depression” will feature a presentation and discussion about depression by Dr. Marisa Toups from the UT Dell Medical School. Beginning with a short refresher on neuroanatomy, Dr. Toups will then explain how that connects with what we understand about the widespread condition of depression.

Discussion: “I’m not sad – I’m depressed.”

Wednesday, November 11, 2018

Depressed: sharing stories and supporting those with stories of dysthymia (persistent depressive disorder) or depression. There are no known biological causes that apply consistently to all cases of dysthymia, which suggests diverse origin of the disorder. However, there are some indications that there is a genetic predisposition to dysthymia: “The rate of depression in the …

Discussion – Scary Times for Young Men? … or all men?

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

A prominent political figure recently claimed, in response to the Kavanaugh investigation, that it’s a scary time for young men.Is it really? Or, is it only scary for ones who behave badly?What can we make of some of the revelations about how men and boys behave?Are changes overdue?