This is for anyone taking or thinking about taking medication to cure some real or imagined mental ailment. Normally, such a subject would not interest a well-balanced individual, but the headline caught my attention. Not being a big fan of coaching, I wanted to see what was being peddled.
Not far into the article, the following sentence made me to stop and think. It read: “...humans often mistake their feelings for facts and suffer as a result”. I decided that this rang true, because I am probably guilty of such failings and can think of a number of instances displayed by family and friends.
After reading the article, my conclusion is that an intelligent person can think his or her way out of most problems and that pills do more harm than good. Of course, this does no good for pharmaceutical companies, but there are enough people in the world that prefer pills to thought.
Prior to writing novels, the author enjoyed a multifaceted career: from decorated combat aviator to advertising professional to global communications director of a major consumer brand. He has traveled the world and met sports, film and television stars, political leaders, and royalty. He graduated from Middlebury College, is married, lives in Germany, and has two grown children.