Life in the time of coronavirus. We are living through a remarkably stressful time, with global scope and interventions unlike any health crisis we have ever seen. With so many rapid changes occurring related to the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are understandably feeling anxious and stressed.
Depression is kind of an a-hole. There, I said it. Please pardon my crude language but I think it’s an apt description. Depression can turn a perfectly lovely, capable, intelligent person into an irritable, lethargic, confused, pessimistic mess. It is notorious for telling very convincing lies, and these lies are often big whoppers packing a […]
Why am I outside to talk about mindfulness? Two main reasons. First, brain imaging research has shown that taking a walk outside in nature changes brain activity, allowing for improved concentration and decreased negative thoughts.
The results are in and the findings are clear: exercise is good for us. Yes, I know, right now, there is a decent chance you thinking to yourself, “Thank you, Dr. Obvious. We’ve known that for a long time.” Go with me for a moment! My job today is not just to peddle the idea […]