Johann Hari, author of Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression – and the Unexpected Solutions, advances an argument both radical and obvious: Depression and anxiety are more than just chemical imbalances in the brain. They are the result of our social environments, our relationships, our political contexts, etc.
Anton Chekhov and the complicated struggles of life.
Johann Hari, author of “Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression – and the Unexpected Solutions”, explains why disconnection is at the center of depression and anxiety today.
Viktor Frankl on finding meaning in life, even in the face of meaningless suffering.
Dr Roger Ray explores some of the ailments of our society that keep so many of us from happiness.
Ch. 12: Final comments
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Written & curated by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman
- Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr
The Cast and Favor - Bayou Birds (Blue Dot Sessions)
Lead Shroud - Wax Museum (Blue Dot Sessions)
Around Plastic Card Tables - Desert Orchard (Blue Dot Sessions)
Waltz and Fury - Macrame (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent
- Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent
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