Issues de Jour
Less Sunlight Means More Blues For Some
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a form of depression that recurs regularly at certain times of the year, usually beginning in late fall or winter and lasting into spring. While the reported incidence of SAD in the general population is four to 10 percent, some studies suggest that up to 20 percent of people in… Read More »
The Importance Of Maintaining Mental Health In College
Did you know that colleges and universities are more aware of college students’ mental health needs now than ever before? Thanks to current research findings, they are doing a much better job understanding the link between mental health and academic success. The American College Health Association informs colleges (and all of us) that mental health needs… Read More »
Mental Health in the Workplace: The Value of Rest
Earlier this week, I found a scrap of paper while cleaning that stopped me in my tracks. On it, I had written “take a year off” followed by a short list of commitments in my personal and professional life. The list included things I had entered into with excitement—like training other people in my profession… Read More »
Was Anyone Else Worried They Were Accidentally Going to Look Directly at the Eclipse?
Don’t look at the eclipse, worried optometrists have been warning for weeks. It could cause serious, permanent eye damage, but you won’t even know it’s happening because you won’t feel it — our stupid retinas are apparently not equipped with pain receptors. And in some kind of horrifying twist out of a dark fairy tale, you won’t realize… Read More »
‘Magic 6 hours’ could dramatically improve your relationship
Do you have 6 hours a week to devote to your marriage? Find out how to keep the romance alive even when life gets busy!
How to Teach a Child About Being Grateful
Teach your kids how to be grateful with these 4 proactive actions
The Stanford professor who pioneered praising kids for effort says we’ve totally missed the point
Is the growth mindset running amok? The professor who first suggested it says it has!
33 Things All Daughters of Strong Women Will Relate to
In honor of Mother’s – a nostalgic glance at the lessons that we were taught by the strong women in our life.
Why Don’t Teachers Get Training On Mental Health Disorders?
Should our educators be required to undergo mental health training? Read the rationale behind this argument
Police Department Offers Special ‘Tip’ For Parents With Kids In Crowds
If you’re a parent, enjoy the Summer outdoor scene with your kids with this simple tip