Friday, November 27, 2020
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How Getting Rest Helps Repair Your Brain

  We often talk about how important is when it comes to repairing our bodies, and rightfully so. Without quality rest, our bodies —...

Brain Activity of Bodily Symptoms in Anxiety Disorders

Many suffer not only with mental symptoms of anxiety and other mental conditions, but also physical symptoms, referred to as “somatic” (from the Greek...

Facing Fears of Compassion in Anxiety and Depression

“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” —Maya Angelou By Grant H. Brenner Research on and anxiety...

High Anxiety: You Win!

  Today, I am heading into week nine of our shelter-in-place life with my wife and my 23-year old now-unemployed son in our apartment on...

The Elements of Resilience

is defined as the psychological capacity to adapt to stressful circumstances and to bounce back from adverse events. is considered a process...

Rumour, Gossip, and Misinformation

Social media is a new, 21st Century, technology that allows fast, mass communication, increased connectivity and transmission of knowledge.  Yet, in this new digital...

Deaths of Despair and the Role of Religion

Deaths of Despair Anne Case and Angus Deaton coined the term “deaths of despair” for deaths related to , drug use, and alcohol poisoning in...

Why We Can’t Just Tell Our Kids Not to Worry

    As parents and caregivers, we want nothing more than to shield our kids from pain, yet the world can be a pretty upsetting place...

Multidimensional Aspects of Adolescent Well-being

Many online resources are mentioning “well-being” during this pandemic, but teens and their caring adults often have a difficult time talking about what the...

The Moment-By-Moment of Communicating With My Autistic Son

The burst and bubble of spring blends perfectly with the landscape of being at home with Nat, my 30 year-old autistic son. The coronavirus-colored...

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2 Behaviors that Promote Mental Health Stigma at Work

  Can't you just stop? Americans are more likely to have a mental health challenge than they are to skip breakfast. Census data indicates a third...

Why Sleep Is the Clean-Up Crew for Your Brain

More than good old fashioned beauty sleep! Although our brains comprise only 2 percent of our overall body weight, they consume roughly 20 percent of our...

Let Waiting and Boredom Be Your Guide

Waiting and boredom have been the bugbears of my life. Maybe yours too. I hate them both. It’s been a surprise just how wildly...

Thank goodness that’s over: preferring our pains to be past

Recent research from the Centre for Time at the University of Sydney undermines a widely held assumption that our preferences about the temporal location...
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