Modern-Day Hermits: The Global Threat of Social Withdrawal

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From a battery-operated fan attached to chopsticks to cool down noodles, to people who get paid to shove people onto the commuter train during rush hours, Japan has a reputation for strange things. Have you heard of the hikikomori? These are people who have withdrawn themselves from society in Japan. The problem is, this is not limited to Japan. More …

13 Reasons Why: Let’s Talk

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Often, we don’t need to go after hard topics. They have a way of intruding into our lives. The popular (and controversial) show 13 Reasons Why seems to be excelling at it. If nothing else, this show has sparked conversations on depression, suicide, and a number of other things that plague many of us. Andy, Steve, and Terry offer their …