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Jul 29, 2022Liked by Alex Olshonsky

Thank you for the Deep Rex! I look forward to the myriad other spinoffs you may conjure up, particularly Deep Lox - a study of bagels and their toppings.

I especially appreciate the narrative arc of Jordan Peterson, as this particular internet thing has brought about a quiet incomprehensible consternation that you have resolved by providing this context.

May your literary labours be fruitful, your tweets be viral, and your newsletters full of news!

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Deep Lox lolol now I'm hungry! Love your wordsmithing and reading this, Nicola

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Jul 31, 2022Liked by Alex Olshonsky

As someone who suffers from treatment resistant major depressive disorder and has tried a ridiculous assortment of medications with very little luck over the decades, I found Johann Hari's 2018 book 'Lost Connections' to be an eye opener and a huge paradigm shift away from the seretonin deficiency model of depression.

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I'm so glad to hear that Hari's book helped you, Tara, he is great at busting some of the cultural bubbles - although I haven't read that one. I feel like it's important for MDD to not be considered a deficiency/failing, and instead a signal (much like addiction!)

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Jul 31, 2022Liked by Alex Olshonsky

I feel the failure was more on my part in not responding 'properly' to the various meds. As if drugs are the only resource available to modern medicine? And I'm left feeling like an addict and being seen/treated as such.

I love your writing, I'm so pleased you are finding those moments to do newsletters! Thank you so much!

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As someone who used to think swallowing a pill could solve all my problems, I'm with you here for sure. And thank you, Tara, that is so nice to hear

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Jul 30, 2022Liked by Alex Olshonsky

Best of luck on your inaugural NCP event.

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Big thanks

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Jul 29, 2022Liked by Alex Olshonsky

Alex I love your news letter! I’m constantly recommending it to others, unfortunately one can only lead the ponies to the water hole.

I loved Pollens book how to change your mind and look forward to seeing the Netflix show. Thank you! I wish you continued success brother.

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Juan, this makes me so happy to hear, thank you so much for this note and for sharing my work

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