I decided to share my thoughts about Pokemon GO! from a psychological perspective. As with most things in life, there are positives and negatives. Today, I look at both as they come together in this game.Read More
I have, in the past, written about the benefits of taking an "information vacation" and I'll advocate for that again now, but at the same time, its important not to bury our heads in the sand and ignore all these messages that the media is presenting. It is imperative that we speak up when we hear fear mongering and recognize the agenda of those that are proposing outlandish ways to decrease diversity in this country.Read More
Overthinking and worrying can be seen as a strenth instead of a weakness. Every thinking style can have its positive attributes as well as its negatives. When we bring these together, great things can happen.Read More
Many people are aware that their sleep habits are unhelpful to their mental health but just don't know what to do about it. Here's my prescription for improved sleep and, consequently, improved mental health.Read More
There are several things that can "cause" anxiety in a person, and the truth is we still don't know exactly what causes it and why some people develop it and others don't. Today, I'd like to give my opinion on the question What Causes Anxiety.Read More
The kind of vulnerabilities I'm talking about are neither good nor bad, they're just situations that we can control in order to maintain our psychological and physical well being.
Watching or viewing the news on TV or the internet has its place, to be sure, but it is surprising how detrimental it can be to our mental health. Overindulging in the vast array of sources can lead to an increase in anxiety and depression.Read More