Public Perception Of Teens And Mental Health

Did you know that more children who have depression also have a co-existing anxiety disorder as well? For that matter, kids aged 12-17 are more likely to be diagnosed with depression, anxiety, or both than younger children. Yet, there is still a strong stigma around teens and mental health. Children and adolescents are certainly being […]

Physical Signs of Stress You Shouldn’t Ignore

Too much stress in your life can be deadly. Stress is a normal reaction of the body to help people deal with situations that arise in life. In certain circumstances, stress can be a good thing, but prolonged periods of stress can have negative side effects and become extremely negative and impactful causing physical side […]

Managing Bipolar Disorder Through A Holistic Approach

Bipolar disorder causes shifts in energy levels, mood swings, anxiety, and sleep problems which can be a roller coaster for the diagnosed person, as well as their loved ones. Since symptoms can affect every aspect of one’s life,  and make things feel out of control, finding the best treatment plan is usually equally challenging. Medications […]

Empathy and Compassion as Antidotes for Racism and its Psychological Effects

Racism can be defined as follows The belief that groups of humans possess different behavioral traits corresponding to physical appearance and can be divided based on the superiority of one race over another. I won’t belabor the truth that there is only one species of homo sapiens. We are all human with a shared origin […]