January 21, 2020

Forest Bathing

Conventional wisdom has reinforced the idea that going out in nature is good for you. Feeling down? Talk a hike in the woods. Need an energy […]
January 14, 2020

Psychopaths: The Tell-Tale Signs

A lot has been said and written about psychopaths, but with it has come some misunderstandings. Often portrayed in television and in movies, psychopaths have captured […]
January 8, 2020

The Five Stages of Grief and Grieving

With 2020 now underway, the first thing that may not come to your mind is loss, but with each new year, gaining something – as well […]
December 24, 2019

Handling Holiday Stress

Normally, right around the time when the holidays arrive, stress and anxiety isn’t too far behind. Although most people associate Christmas and the holiday season with […]
December 21, 2019

The Hot and Cool Brain: Two Ways of Making Decisions

Sometimes, depending on if we are upset, emotional, or in a similar state of mind, we are of two minds . . . literally. Since at […]
December 11, 2019

Walking: The Mental Health and Physical Benefits

Sometimes, the simplest solutions are the best solutions. After a stressful day at work, or if you’re in the middle of trying to solve a problem, […]
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 […]