Issues de Jour

Less Sunlight Means More Blues For Some

by See Original Link • September 15, 2017

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

by See Original Link • September 5, 2017

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

by See Original Link • August 29, 2017

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?

by See Original Link • August 25, 2017

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

by See Original Link • April 28, 2017

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

by See Original Link • April 28, 2017

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

by See Original Link • April 28, 2017

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

by See Original Link • April 26, 2017

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?

by See Original Link • April 26, 2017

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

by See Original Link • April 26, 2017

If you’re a parent, enjoy the Summer outdoor scene with your kids with this simple tip