Mind clutter. Brain fuzz. Sometimes our thoughts race faster than a Formula 1 car at the Monaco Grand Prix, rushing through our consciousness at a record-breaking speed. There is little time to think, let alone reflect. This relentless jumble of thoughts fills us with fear. Can mindfulness nourish our poor brains? Scientists certainly think so: Practicing […]Continue reading
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We All Want Our Community Back, But This Is What We Can Do Now.
Photo credit The last year has been like a plotline for a movie we’d screen in theatres. But there’s no conclusion or closing credits, and we’re still waiting for the last scene. It seems like we’re starring in the longest production ever made. Here we are, many months later, somewhere in the second year of […]Continue reading
Confronting the Mental Health Stigma
Photo credit There’s still a serious stigma around mental health, and it’s making the problem a million times worse. That’s why more than half of people with mental illness don’t get the help they deserve. And why others delay treatment. For anyone who’s experienced mental health issues — about one in five of us in any year — the same questions swirl […]Continue reading
What We All May Have in Common
Depressed? You’re Not So Special After All. Photo credit Depression gnaws on the brain like a mouse nibble cheese. Or it festers like an open wound. We’ve been there. We understand. It’s terrifying. It might be hard to get some perspective right now but know this: What you’re going through is far more common than you […]Continue reading