Cost-Effective Tips to Sleep Better and Boost your Mental Health

Hi folks! This week I’m featuring a guest writer… mental health blogger Cheryl Conklin! Enjoy her fantastic post on free or low-cost tips to sleep better. And if you’d like to see more content from her, visit her website. Rebecca Have you been struggling to get enough sleep? If you’re struggling with sleeplessness or insomnia,Continue reading “Cost-Effective Tips to Sleep Better and Boost your Mental Health”

Does light therapy help seasonal depression?

I know what you’re thinking: Light therapy? You expect me to believe that sitting under a *special lamp* will make me less depressed? Surprisingly, it just might. Read on to find out how. What’s seasonal depression? Seasonal depression, seasonal affective disorder, and SAD all refer to the same thing. In the DSM-V, it’s listed asContinue reading “Does light therapy help seasonal depression?”

Effective Caregiving

Mindful Monday – December 11, 2017 In my practice, I see a lot of caregivers. There are many different types of caregivers, but I specifically see many parents who are caring for adolescent or adult children with disabilities and mental illnesses. I feel a deep respect these folks because although their struggles bear some similaritiesContinue reading “Effective Caregiving”

You are here: An Introduction to Mindfulness

What is mindfulness? Many people think that mindfulness is sitting and thinking about nothing. To most of us, that sounds boring and hard. Good news! There is more to mindfulness than that. Mindfulness is intentionally being aware of what is happening in the present moment. There are many different ways to practice it aside from traditional meditation. Beginners often findContinue reading “You are here: An Introduction to Mindfulness”