We are in a historic moment of trauma in the United States. How do we face these things fully, let in the devastation, and then both heal and act?
Mind & Spirit
Hiking is a near-perfect combination of elements known to relax us, raise our alertness, elevate our self-esteem, and physically prepare us for true rest afterward.
Families Can Support Kids' Mental Health Whether They're Learning Remotely Or At School – Here's How
As a family therapist and professor of educational psychology who studies resilience in families under stress, I can assure you there’s no single schooling option that guarantees a happy, healthy kid or dooms a child to despair.
When COVID-19 invaded the world, everyone became subjected to something that the elderly have often had to deal with on their own — social isolation and loneliness.
Most prison artists don’t consider making art until they become incarcerated. For many, it is a choice of growth over deterioration.
As people in the U.S. mark six months of coronavirus, the challenges of coping with life during a pandemic continue to evolve. Most recently, reopening of parts of society under unsettled conditions and lingering threat are creating formidable demands on…
No one can avoid today’s social media reach. From TV shows to advertisements to the constant stream from our devices, we are going to be prompted to leave a comment, to tweet, to add a hashtag to our posts, and more.
UC Berkeley scientists have surveyed more than 2,500 people in the United States and China about their emotional responses to these and thousands of other songs from genres including rock, folk, jazz, classical, marching band, experimental and heavy metal.
There is a powerful and compelling case, supported by cutting-edge research, that the arts have positive effects on mental health.
Millions of Buddhists seeking protection and healing from the novel coronavirus are turning to traditional religious rituals.
One reason to read or reread “Walden” during trying times is that it gushes with sorely needed optimism and is laced with wit. And Thoreau befriends you by writing in the first person.
The power of one is the fact that we are each a vital cell in the body of humanity, and have the power — and responsibility — as an individual, to be a valuable contribution to the quantum field in which we exist — thereby improving everything for everybody.
When the novel coronavirus roared into the U.S., mental health took a back seat to physical health.