How to be More Present

Past, present and future. Besides being verb tenses, these are also the timeline to one’s life. We all have a past, are currently living in the present and have a future. Nowadays though, it seems like living in the past has become the normalcy. Posts with the hashtags #throwbackthursday and #flashbackfriday regularly appear in the […] Read More

Embracing Change

It’s been said that the only constant in life is change. If that is the case, then why is change sometimes so difficult to cope with when it happens? Perhaps it is that when change occurs, it doesn’t provide much warning, so there’s little time to prepare. When we are caught off guard, we are […] Read More

Do Opposites Attract?

Human relationships are complicated and unpredictable. Or are they? People are drawn to those like them…but they’re also drawn to those that are different. These two phenomenons are called heterophily and homophily. Homophily is “the degree to which pairs of individuals who interact are similar with respect to certain attributes, such as beliefs, values, education, […] Read More

Exercise Therapy for Mental Health

Most people are aware that a regular exercise routine is an important part of overall health and wellness, but did you know that it can improve your mood? Few things can help people to cope with a hard or stressful day like walking through a park, going to the gym, jogging around the neighborhood or […] Read More

How to Follow Through on New Year’s Resolutions

From Thanksgiving through New Year’s, people tend to spend a lot of time and money enjoying meals and celebrations with friends and family. It’s a time for gathering, reflection, over-eating, and looking ahead to the coming year. With that, naturally, comes New Year’s resolutions— and as we all know, these can be very hard to […] Read More

Mental Health and the U.S. Correctional System

Access to mental health in the prison system in the United States is abysmal. There are about 1.2 million people suffering from mental illness sitting in jails and prisons each year—about half of the total prison population in the United States—with little to no access to the care they need. To make matters worse, with […] Read More

Staying Healthy During the Holidays

It’s that time of year again. The holidays are an exciting time of year, filled with festivities, family and friends. But the season can also prove to be a distraction from healthy habits that are formed throughout the year. Here are some suggestions to help keep on track during this busy time. Try to keep […] Read More

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