Media

September 19, 2021

September is a Season: Exploring Transition, Change, and Harmony

Harmony, change, and balance – these are but some of the words that may come to mind when you think of September.   September is the […]
September 12, 2021

Kintsugi: Finding Beauty in Imperfection

According to author Erin Niimi Longhurst, “Kintsugi is the art of repairing broken pottery with golden lacquer.” The concept is Japanese, and its part of a […]
August 20, 2021

Caffeine as a Drug

Most people don’t realize it, but caffeine is a drug. That doesn’t mean to say that consuming caffeine is bad. On the contrary, there are many […]
August 13, 2021

The Emerging Science of ‘Nutrition Psychiatry’: How Food Can Change How You Feel

When I first heard the idea that food can influence your mood, I was a little skeptical at first. “Was this just another trend that will […]
August 7, 2021

Tapping into the ‘Power of Ritual’

According to author Casper ter Kuile, our world has become a place where “people have a more transient commitment to their jobs, locales, friendships, and marriages.”  […]
July 23, 2021

The Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar Every few years or so, a new “miracle” health product arrives on store shelves. I can personally recall that […]
July 16, 2021

Technology and the Human Mind

“We are living in a nonlinear world where combinations of technology have become far greater than the sum of their parts,” author Daniel M. Gerstein says […]
June 23, 2021

A Psychedelic Renaissance?

In his 2018 book, “How to Change Your Mind,” author Michael Pollen explores the “medical and scientific revolution around psychedelic drugs.” Part personal memoir and part […]
June 20, 2021

The Mental Disorders of Famous Creatives

The cliched image of the tortured artist is well-worm territory. Many books, movies, television programs, and other media have explored, for instance, painter Vincent van Gogh’s […]
June 13, 2021

‘Sisu’: The Finnish Art of Resilience

The concept of “resilience” has gained a lot of momentum in popular psychology over the last few years. The psychology literature is littered with research about […]
June 4, 2021

Practice the Art and Healing of “Forest Bathing”

Now that it’s springtime, it’s time to get outside. Getting out in nature is good for your body and your mind. Lately, there’s been a trend […]
May 20, 2021

Reclaiming the Morning The morning is often an overlooked time of day. Normally, due to commitments, family, or busy schedules, people do not often have the […]