Does light therapy help seasonal depression?

I know what you’re thinking: Light therapy? You expect me to believe that sitting under a *special lamp* will make me less depressed? Surprisingly, it just might. Read on to find out how. What’s seasonal depression? Seasonal depression, seasonal affective disorder, and SAD all refer to the same thing. In the DSM-V, it’s listed asContinue reading “Does light therapy help seasonal depression?”

Should I see a grief counselor?

Many people struggle with deciding whether or not to see a grief counselor. Crying, wanting to isolate and stay in bed, feeling depressed, and feelings of guilt and remorse are all common reactions when someone is grieving a loss. There is a lot of overlap of these reactions with symptoms of depression. It’s common andContinue reading “Should I see a grief counselor?”

Navigating a Quarter-Life Crisis

Many people in their mid- to late-twenties go through a quarter-life crisis. The expectations of folks in this age group are high: get married, have babies, and advance in their careers, all while brunching and partying with friends every weekend. Managing all of that simultaneously is incredibly difficult, and often, not as desirable as socialContinue reading “Navigating a Quarter-Life Crisis”

Your life is your own.

Mindful Monday – February 26, 2018 “The best day of your life is the one on which you decide your life is your own. No apologies or excuses. No one to lean on, rely on, or blame. The gift is yours – it is an amazing journey – and you alone are responsible for theContinue reading “Your life is your own.”