Depression and Metaphysics

What helps? What hurts?

Robert Fludd, “The Preternatural History of Both Worlds,” 1621.

Having worked in spiritual publishing for more than 20 years, I’ve had the mixed blessing of seeing how the sausages get made.

I’ve personally witnessed bestselling inspirational and metaphysical writers — including some you may avidly read and follow — behave with truculence, anxiety, and occasional freakouts. (In their defense, they’ve probably…