Otherness During the Holiday Season

It’s December. As always, I am surrounded by the familiar yet distant ambiance of the holiday season. I like cookies and twinkling lights, but as a non-theist and middle-aged woman without children, the contrast between my personal beliefs and lifestyle and the cultural and religious celebrations all around me becomes starkly apparent as we get…

Laurie Ruettimann: Podcast Updates

Hey, everybody. Punk Rock HR is returning for a limited run in January because people keep asking, “Where’s Punk Rock HR?” Okay, six people asked. In the interim, please check out my limited “Corporate Drinker” series that aired earlier this year before it abruptly stopped because I ran out of budget. Here are the episodes:…

The Transformative Power of Ketamine Therapy for Alcohol Use Disorder and Trauma

In recent years, ketamine therapy has emerged as a potential treatment for various mental health disorders. Among the most notable are alcohol use disorder and trauma. Here, we will explore how this therapeutic technique relieves individuals suffering from these conditions. Understanding Ketamine Therapy  Ketamine is a medication originally used for anesthesia during surgeries. However, in…