Childhood Bullying Leads to Mental Health Needs

Bullying has been a problem for kids for a long time, and the popular narrative tells us that it’s a normal part of growing up, that kids are resilient, that they overcome the experience of bullying or being bullied, and… Read more »

Life Begins at the End of Your Comfort Zone

When you work your muscles hard, your muscles will end up with tiny tears, called “micro tears.” This isn’t serious damage, nothing that we would identify as a torn muscle. But your body, which is pretty amazing, will repair those… Read more »

HIV Drugs, Right, and Wrong

Anthony Fauci and Hilary Marston of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases shared the good news that¬†antiretroviral drugs can not just treat HIV effectively, but can even prevent it. “The science has spoken,” they said in an article… Read more »

Burnout Ahead?

Miles and Lenore both hold the same challenging job at the same organization. Miles wakes up in the morning with exciting ideas about what he’ll do to improve his work that day. He feels confident about his work and satisfied… Read more »

Mental Health and Gun Violence

From 2000 to 2006, there were an average of 6.4 mass shootings a year in the United States. From 2007 to 2013, there were 16.4 a year, on average. These numbers come from an FBI report on mass shootings, and… Read more »

Concussion and Brain Recovery

What’s your sport? Cycling, cheerleading, baseball, basketball, boxing, football, gymnastics, horseback riding, ice skating — one thing all of these sports have in common is that they are among the top causes of head injuries. Concussion is a type of… Read more »

Finish Movember Strong with Mental Health Awareness

It’s the last day of Movember — Men’s Health Awareness Month — and you might be looking forward to shaving tomorrow, or to having your guy pick up his razor. You might, on the other hand, have discovered that a… Read more »

Thanksgiving Stress?

Thanksgiving stress used to focus on two things: food and family. It might be a lot of work to get the feast on the table, there might be some tension over competitive pie baking or dieters vs. potato pushers, and… Read more »

Alzheimer’s and Exercise

We saw a plea on Facebook today for prayers for a family whose father is suffering from early-onset Alzheimer’s Disease. This husband and father is in an institution, but is being asked to leave because of increasingly difficult behavior. These… Read more »

Mental Health Planners

Unless you’re been living in a cave, you have probably noticed the planner trend. YouTube planner gurus post their “Plan with Me” videos by the hundreds, there are more than 47,000 Instagram posts for just one related hashtag (#happyplanner), and… Read more »