What is forgiveness and how does it happen? Nancy Colier LCSW, Rev. in Psychology today illustrates beautifully the power of forgiveness. We talk so much about forgiveness, throw around so many slogans, and yet it seems that we all have radically different ideas about what it actually means. We want to know how to forgive and [...]
Nina Makel is a young mother of two (Toni Lynn, 12, and Jakayla, 4). Ever since the virus spread across the United States, Makel has been working 60-hour work weeks as a shopper for Amazon Fresh and InstaCart. Now that schools are cancelled and her kids are at home, Makel is forced to balance her very [...]
Did you know that 1 in 8 women experience postpartum depression or anxiety after having a baby? Risk factors include: - A history of depression or anxiety, either during pregnancy or before - Family history of depression or anxiety - A difficult pregnancy or birth experience - Giving birth to twins or other multiples - Experiencing [...]
Did you know that mental health and substance abuse cost US businesses between $80 and $100 billion annually? What about that depression and anxiety alone cost the global economy an estimated $1 trillion each year in lost productivity? Here are the facts: - 300,000 people with long term mental health problems lose their jobs each year [...]
Mental health challenges among young adults are more prevalent than ever. One problem is that many young people are not prepared for the stresses and challenges that come with leaving college and entering “the real world,” having a full-time job, bills to pay and a new work-life balance to adjust to. [...]
An interview with Professor John Greden about many issues around college mental health and the upheaval the COVID-19 pandemic is causing in this population. Professor Greden is the Executive Director, University of Michigan Comprehensive Depression Center; Rachel Upjohn Professor of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences; Research Professor, Molecular & Behavioral Neuroscience Institute; and Founder and Chair, National [...]
A very informative interview with University of Michigan behavioral neuroscientist Stephanie Preston about the phenomenon of hoarding. Click the link on the right to view.
In the Mood Lifters Program, we discuss Forgiveness as a way to help us repair social relationships. We also discuss forgiveness in order to “get ourselves off the hook”. There is a common misconception that forgiveness is for letting the person who hurt you off the hook, but it actually benefits you the most. When you [...]