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Overcoming Depression

by James N. Watkins

Posted: August 14, 2021

Jim's keynote address (recording) at a May 2021 writers' conference

Writers and poets have a higher rate of clinical depression than the general public, but it’s what makes them more creative, compassionate and insightful. Here’s how to make a weakness into a strength!

 

Editor's Note: The "video" is not live action of the event, but the audio track of Jim's keynote address with stills from the presentation and PowerPoint slides along the way. It runs 43 minutes. Watch the video by clicking on the box above or use the link below to see it on YouTube (Opens in a new tab. Because of Jim's "Hope & Humor" theme, some of the suggested videos on YouTube may tilt toward the humor side, but Jim probably won't mind if you can have a laugh or two along the way.)

From opening keynote Are Authors in Their Write Minds? at Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers’ Conference, May 30, 2021.

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Posted: August 14, 2021

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