Five Cool Mental Health Terms
Saturday September 16, 2017

Five Cool Mental Health Terms

Talking about our innermost thoughts and feelings can be challenging – at least in part because sometimes we can’t find the words. Well, it is the start of a new school year in the northern hemisphere, so in that spirit, here are five specialized terms to expand our mental health vocabulary. Coming to us from […]

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Mental Illness is a Family Affair
Friday September 8, 2017

Mental Illness is a Family Affair

We tend to think that mental illnesses affect individuals – with diagnoses and treatments focused on the person who is symptomatic. Necessary – but not sufficient. I dare say, the burden of mental illness always extends beyond the individual with the diagnosis. The authors of the books below speak this truth with moving accounts of […]

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Vacation
Friday September 1, 2017

Vacation

Cool, new start-ups have no restrictions on vacation – but they have no vacation policy either. The paradoxical effect is that people are taking less vacation rather than more, which is not good for our mental health. So, in defense of vacation, I am taking a few days this week to enjoy the following. Click on […]

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