Actor and comedian Robin Williams was known for his fast-paced, improvisational performance style and for his performances in films like Good Will Hunting and Dead Poets Society.
Want to connect with a depressed friend but not sure how to relate to them? Comedian and storyteller Bill Bernat has a few suggestions. Learn some dos and don'ts for talking to people living with depression -- and handle your next conversation with grace and maybe a bit of humour. https://www.ted.com/talks/bill_bernat_how_to_connect_with_depressed_friends
Bobby McFerrin will be known for this one song. You don't want to admit it that you know all the lyrics. You'll say you won't like the song to friends but when it gets played on the radio, at a restaurant or an elevator you are away singing the gleeful tune. The Best Lyrics: In … Continue reading Bobby McFerrin – Don’t Worry Be Happy
The song is great. Ringo has it down right to the bone. Joe Cocker loved and covered it. An instant pick up for anyone who's depressed, anxious, on mood stabilisers or simply needs that lift. You can't beat a simple message. BEST LYRIC: Oh, I get by with a little help from my friends https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqGnBVUIw1w
RATING: 5/5 DIRECTOR: Harold Ramis This comedy stands up well and is one of Murray's best. Oscars mean nothing. Awards mean nothing. A great comedy can speak more than a 180 minute film that is dying for recognition for the sake of it. I'd challenge all award shows to define "Best Picture" " Best Actor" … Continue reading Groundhog Day (1993) The Meaning of Life? A Deeper Look
RATING: 3/5 Mental illness must be a hard state of mind to live with and here in Terry Gilliam's "The Fisher King" we see two characters deal with two forms of illness in contrasting ways. Bridges plays shockjock radio host Jack Lucas whose candid comments on-air to one caller leads to a restaurant shooting. Jack … Continue reading The Fisher King (1991) A Glimpse Into PTSD And Depression
wallflower a high school student who knows everything, sees everything, has no friends and often a loner. The year 1991. Meet first year student Charlie and hates that very fact, he's a first year high schooler. His English teacher notices Charlie's the smart kid but encouragement will do nothing for this wallflower. Three key performances … Continue reading The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)