How Can Food Affect Your Mood?

By Cindy Coloma It’s a lazy Sunday afternoon, the kind that slips into your winter schedule when you’re not expecting it. This kind of day commands you to lounge around in your jammies with fluffy socks and bedhead and exactly zero guilt. You scroll through the Netflix menu, looking for something good to watch. Shuffling…

How Family Therapy Can Work for You

By Kathryn Millán, MA, LPC/MHSP If your family has undergone a period of high stress and conflict, or if you simply want to grow stronger together and make a plan for a better future, family therapy may offer a new beginning. Experts estimated that in 2015, 43.4 million adults in the US — nearly one…

The Faster We Go in Life, the Sooner It’s a Blur

It’s not the philosopher’s job to make simple things difficult but difficult things simple. So, here goes. Do you want your life to get better? If the answer is “yes,” here’s this philosopher’s one liner: “All personal transformation requires self-witnessing.” And if you are less inclined to listen to a philosopher than you are to…

Finding Help and Hope Through Anxiety or Depression Medication

By Becca Owens For many people, acknowledging that you have an ongoing problem with anxiety or depression can bring both relief — that what you’ve been feeling has a name — and confusion about how you will be able to overcome or move past this trying season. Some people may even feel shame. Although the…