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Research
December 7, 2021

Sleep Affects Your Brain Health More than You Realize - And Here's How to Improve It

Americans are notoriously sleep deprived, but those with mental health conditions are even more likely to be yawning or groggy during the day. Chronic sleep problems affect 50% to 80% of patients in a typical psychiatric practice, compared with 10% to 18% of adults in the general U.S. population. Sleep problems are particularly common in patients with anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

News
November 2, 2021

Understanding Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are among the most misunderstood brain health conditions and some of the hardest to overcome because sufferers cannot avoid eating altogether.

News
October 25, 2021

Air Pollution and How It Affects Your Mental "Environment"

A recent study published in the British Journal of Psychiatry shows that air pollution may contribute to a heightened risk of serious mental health issues in individuals with high levels of exposure.

News
October 17, 2021

Don't Worry. Be Happy. (Hint:That's not the answer to Anxiety.)

Don't Worry. Be Happy. Probably the worst advice you can give someone who is suffering from anxiety Anxiety is more than just "being nervous." It is a brain health condition that affects many of us, and can look different depending on the source of the anxiety.

Reflections

These writings are monthly thought pieces on healing, meditating, growing, and connecting with your inner self.

Reflections
September 7, 2021

Cultivate Creativity

Tapping into your own innate creativity can help you get through hard times. Creativity has healing benefits, regardless of your artistic abilities. There are so many forms of creativity -- cooking, gardening, painting, coding, dancing, music, or making jewelry. We all have an interest or hobby that can be cultivated with our own unique personal imprint of creativity.

Reflections
April 15, 2021

Forest Bathing

According to Julia Plevin, author of The Healing Magic of Forest Bathing, the more time we spend among trees and plants, the stronger we feel the connection between our hearts and the world. What religious ascetics have known for two thousand years, modern researchers have confirmed with science and data.

Reflections
March 21, 2021

Reach Out

It was a sunnier day in the city, still cold, but people were happy to be out yet cautious with COVID still a very present scare. You could feel the energy lifting slowly as people dared to hope for easier and warmer days of spring.

Reflections
March 4, 2021

Nature Nurtures

We are all eagerly (perhaps impatiently) waiting for spring, natures rebirth, and this is especially true after a year of Covid. While in many parts of the country it is still cool with snow blanketing the ground, there are still ways to deeply connect with nature.

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