How to Talk About Mental Illness in the Workplace

Mental health is one of those things that everyone secretly knows is important but publicly turns a blind eye to. People walk around pretending not to notice potential problems in themselves, their families and everyone else. The National Institute of Mental Health says that 1 in 6 U.S. adults lives with a mental illness. That’s […] Read More

Missing Your Hometown

A hometown is defined as the place where one is born and raised. If you grew up in small town like me, you might know almost everyone who lives there, and there can be families that have lived there for generations, yours included. As time goes on, though, people can eventually pick up and move […] Read More

Clinician Burnout: What is it and What You Can Do Now

Maddison arrived for her bi-monthly checkup. Her hands slightly trembling, she sat down across from me, adjusted her skirt, and said, “I-I-I think I’m ready to try therapy.” This was significant! She had resisted for months despite an ongoing anxiety disorder. As I quickly checked my practice’s computer system, my heart began to sink. Her […] Read More

Recognizing Burnout in Yourself and Others

Mental health awareness is on the rise. More people are contacting mental health professionals and seeking treatment for themselves or their family members. The stigma surrounding mental health issues is being addressed by multiple national campaigns and organizations. These are all steps in the right direction. But, what happens when mental health professionals or caregivers […] Read More

10 Tips for Eating Healthier

Almost everyone would probably agree that sticking to a healthy diet is often a challenge. However, following a nutritious diet can help you to achieve and maintain both physical and mental health benefits. If you’re looking to completely overhaul your diet, or simply to add some healthier options to your current meal plans, consider these […] Read More

Staying Motivated in Gloomy Weather

Rainy days make many people want to stay at home, wrapped in a blanket, drinking a warm beverage. But the world does not stop because of a thunderstorm or grey skies. So how can you keep working when the weather is less than perfect? Add Color and Light to the Day You can add color […] Read More

Psychology Behind Spring Cleaning

Out with the old, and in with the new. We all know that spring cleaning is a great way for us to declutter and freshen up our homes as the seasons change, but did you know that it can be good for your mental health? Many people find that cleaning can help their mental wellness, […] Read More

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