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December 3, 2019

Addicted to Love? What Real-Life Sex Addiction Is.

Singer Robert Palmer’s 1986 megahit “Addicted to Love” – along with its memorable music video – has become a cultural stable in the United States since […]
November 25, 2019

The Pill: What to Know about SSRIs and Treating Depression and Anxiety

According to authors E. Siobhan Mitchell and David J. Triggle, Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) are more than just a category of pharmaceutical drugs . . […]
November 19, 2019

The Art of Not Caring: When Deciding What Matters and What Doesn’t, Sometimes It’s Better to “Not Try”

OK . . . So, the title of this article may sound a little strange. I mean, who doesn’t want to not try at something? But […]
November 11, 2019

Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD): What is It? How Is It Treated?

Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD) is a mental health disorder that – to put it simply – impacts the quality of a person’s life in social situations. […]
November 4, 2019

Daylight Savings Time Just Happened: What Does It Mean for Your Mental Health?

If you’re like me, you may not be happy that after turning the clocks back this weekend, the sun will be setting around 5pm. And this […]
October 28, 2019

October is National ADHD Awareness Month: Why It Matters

Those who suffer from attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may find it hard to sit still, concentrate, or follow through on finishing a task. In the 1980s […]
October 23, 2019

Why Meditation Matters

Asking “Why Meditation Matters?” is a deceptively simple question. Upon closer inspection, however, an individual may learn that meditation – though not intended to be cumbersome […]
October 17, 2019

Solitude: When It’s OK to be Alone

At most times and in most places – at least in Western Cultures – there appears to be a stigma toward those who choose to be […]
October 8, 2019

Recurrences of Depressive Episodes

Those who suffer from depressive episodes may understand how debilitating it can be. According to the authors of a recent study, about half of the people […]
October 2, 2019

Adult Children of Alcoholics

Alcoholism is a disorder that impacts the lives of millions of people in the United States and throughout the rest of the world. Regrettably, while much […]
September 23, 2019

The Autumnal Equinox is Here: Finding Balance in Nature and in Your Life

This year, the autumnal equinox is occurring on Monday, September 23. Traditionally, this has been a time of balance and reflection. Astronomically, what’s really going on […]
September 18, 2019

Humans Are Natural Storytellers: How Our Brains are Wired for Story

More than 2,000 years ago, the Greek philosopher Aristotle laid down the basic framework for virtually every story told. That framework is basic, recognizable, and enduring: […]