We’re addicted to our smart phones and our iPads. Some thoughts of why we need some time off:
- Social Media Can Make You Anxious… “the computer is like electronic cocaine,” and it fuels what amounts to manic-depressive episodes in users—manic… Continue reading
Anger is a natural and human emotion. However, another tried-and-true belief debunked by the cold hard facts of a scientific experiment! Remember when it was common knowledge that letting off steam would help you get over being really mad at… Continue reading
Important studies show data of Autism. Here are 10 things you may not have known about Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD):
- About 1 in 68 children (or 14.7 per 1,000 8 year olds) were identified with ASD.
- This new estimate is… Continue reading
Everyone has the idea that depression can be at its worst during the winter times. May it be true that sunlight helps biologically improve our mood, some people experience summer depression too.
Ian A. Cook, MD, the director of… Continue reading
5 things not to do when dealing with a defiant or “difficult” child.
1. Don’t lose your cool: The most crucial first step you can take when dealing with a defiant young child is to not lose your cool.… Continue reading
There is great need for mental health services in the community. The Samaritan Counseling Center is one of few places in this area where this is provided and there is quality care.
The executive Director, Nancy Thomas and a… Continue reading
As the summer days approach it is important to consider our body image. Not only do we pay attention to weight issues but a topic that is not often discussed is excessive tanning. Studies now show that tanning can be… Continue reading
The recommendation is based on an extensive literature review examining the risks for depression conducted by the panel, which included Robert M. Carney, PhD, professor of psychiatry at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri.
The AHA… Continue reading
by Debbie Pincus MS LMHC
Calm Parenting—most of us aspire to it, desire it, and even promise ourselves we’re going to do it—but it’s so difficult to sustain. We know how important it is to parent from our principles rather… Continue reading
Valentine’s Day means flowers, massage, and POETry. Referring to prolactin, oxytocin, estrogen, and testosterone, of course.
All 4 of those “love hormones” play key roles in romance and sexual function for both women and men, according to 2 experts with… Continue reading