The COVID-19 pandemic has proven to be so mentally exhausting that 1 in 6 Americans started therapy for the first time during 2020, joining the 31% of Americans who already received therapy, or returned to it, that year…
Mind & Spirit
When one of my co-workers found out about a tiny, orphaned kitten that needed a home a few months ago, he didn’t hesitate to adopt it. He says his new companion helped make the months of COVID-19 isolation at home much less stressful.
After a year of toxic stress ignited by so much fear and uncertainty, now is a good time to reset, pay attention to your mental health and develop some healthy ways to manage the pressures going forward.
You can learn how to nourish your mental wellbeing when working from home with these tips to help you get through the day.
I am an only child of an only child. My mother and I live on opposite coasts. This morning at 4 a.m. I received a phone call from the nurse at the assisted-living facility saying that my mom had tested positive for COVID-19, and she’d have to be admitted to the hospital.
Mindfulness meditation is a great way to ground your busy head, reduce stress, boost productivity, and even help you learn more about yourself.
Several years ago, my son Gabriel was brainstorming ways to make money. Apparently he didn’t think he would receive enough for Christmas…
In order to move towards a better future, we have to come together with both energy and fortitude, and yoga can be a fantastic tool for cultivating both.
The year 2020 hasn’t been one to remember – in fact, for a lot of people it has been an outright nightmare. Amid such suffering, people need some joy.
We can all have moments where we feel like the world doesn't have any room for us anymore. To find some balance, consider these top tips for creating self-care spaces in your home.
Are spirituality, alternative and natural lifestyles waging a war on science, or is there something more complex at play?
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?
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.