Posted: February 4, 2021 in: Pain-2-Power

DAYDREAM, CREATE ALL NIGHT

Keith Ablow Art

I am so pleased that another art collector has acquired one of my pieces from www.projectprescription.com.  This one cautions against treating every foible and every human “difference” as a symptom or pathology to treat with a medicine.  Although medication surely has its place, not everyone who daydreams should take Adderall in order to focus like a laser beam.  There is power and beauty in the wanderings of imagination.  Not everyone who has sleepless nights full of creative drive should a priori reach for Ambien to get to sleep.  There are insights that come at 2 a.m. that might never show up at 2 p.m.  At a time in our collective history when autonomy and individuality and freedom is under assault, being mainstreamed by medication can be a risk.  Hence, for some, the proper Rx is Daydream, Create All Night.

 

Dr. Keith Ablow

    

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