Would we have Poe’s Raven today if the tormented author had taken lithium to suppress his bipolar illness? Not likely, considering the high frequency of psychiatric illnesses among writers and artists, concluded psychiatrist Kay Jamison of Johns Hopkins Medical School speaking last week at the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in San Diego.
Meditation is proved to not only bring harmony and happiness to people’s lives, but also to have some practical advantages. Numerous researches showed the connection between meditation and the progress in studies.
Rock Wilk channels his personal story through storytelling and music, two mediums which can be incredibly open and communal for an audience. The "Broke Wide Open" experience is an intense and entertaining body of work. It is ultimately about a survivor who is not letting anything, fate nor past mistakes, keep him from soaring.