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
As the holiday continues in full swing, its so easy to get involved in doing for others (shopping, wrapping, cooking, cleaning, baking, etc.) It is very easy to forget to take care of one's self.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
The benefits of dog ownership or pet ownership are overwhelming. Here are just a few of the numerous reasons why having a pet is good for you.Read More
When you or someone you love is dealing with depression, it is not a fun place to be. I remember in grad school one professor saying "depressed people are depressing." Its true. So, how can you care for yourself or someone else that's dealing with a bout of depression? There are some basic things you MUST do.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