Saturday, May 30, 2020

Challenging the Illness

Pat Deegan, a person who experiences schizophrenia and who also happens to have a Ph.D. in Psychology, is an inspiration to me. When I...

Why Slow Living is Powerful Living

We’ve all heard these old cliches, but what do they really mean? Could they actually be useful mantras on one’s spiritual journey? If you find...

The Early Years: What Will Children Remember?

Consider your first memories and at what age they appear. Some remember very little about Kindergarten. Others will have a few memories from age...

Why Police Officers Are Dying by Suicide

Police officers are at a higher risk of suicide than most other profession. I wish the statistics were wrong but they are not. Although...

Befriending Depression

If you’re reading this, there’s a chance you or someone you love lives with depression, and I say lives with for a reason. In...

Why the Small Stuff Matters

Each day comes with its own challenges. For that matter, each week, month, and year does as well. Those challenges and other stressful events...

Were You Raised to Be Afraid?

Some of us were raised to seek out scary things. Not in a fun way. Not like skydiving or watching horror films. Some of us were...

7 Tips From an Ex-Monk

There are few things more exasperating in life than having a noisy chatterbox in residence between your ears—a busy mind that never stops and won’t leave...

How Connection Saves Lives and How Policymakers Need to Understand That

Over this past weekend, I participated in my first outreach event for Mental Health America at the NBC4 Telemundo 44 Health and Fitness Expo in...

The Effects Positive Attention on the Impulsive Child

We’ve all heard the parenting proverb that a child who is acting out may actually be exhibiting attention-seeking behavior. And why not? We can...

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When Relationships Run Hot or Cold

By nature, humans are wired for connection. We seek out others to share our lives with, with the goal of forming lasting and intimate...

How to Make a Mason Jar Salad Bar

Table of ContentsWhen you’re trying to eat a healthier diet, variety is key. One of my favorite ways to serve a wide range of...

Emotional Eating and the Coronavirus

“Since we’ve been in quarantine,” announces Susan, a binge eating client, “I can’t stop overeating. Now that I’m in lockdown, I wish I had...

Journal Prompts to Help You Process Your Emotions

Journaling is one of the best practices for feeling your feelings—which is especially important if you typically pretend your feelings don’t exist. Many of...

Superfood Dalgona Coffee Recipe (Dairy Optional)

Table of ContentsNewsflash to no one… I really like coffee! While I may have evolved from vanilla lattes to mushroom coffee over the years,...