10 Unusual Signs of Depression

10 Unusual Signs of Depression

Depression is a common experience in the United States, with more than 17 million Americans reporting depressive episodes.  According to the National Institute of Mental Health, depression is higher among females (8.7%) compared to males (5.3%) and is also more...
Social Media Use Linked To Loneliness

Social Media Use Linked To Loneliness

About half of the U.S. population reports feeling lonely. It is a widespread phenomenon that some have referred to as a “loneliness epidemic.”  While platforms like Facebook and Instagram were designed to connect people and create a sense of community, some studies...
5 Tips For Beginner Meditators

5 Tips For Beginner Meditators

The practice of meditation has experienced a surge in mainstream popularity over the past decade. Meditation has been called a personal development practice as well as a spiritual practice and has been shown to have many benefits, including reduced stress and...
What Does It Mean To “Be Seen”

What Does It Mean To “Be Seen”

The concept of “being seen” is used in psychology and personal development and is touted for its many benefits—such as connection, happiness and a sense of belonging.  In his book Nonviolent Communication, psychologist and author Marshall Rosenberg lists “to see and...

10 Signs You’re Holding Onto Past Trauma

More than half the population will experience trauma in their lifetime, and nearly 1 in 10 will develop Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).  The term “trauma” is generally used to mean a distressing incident or series of incidents that damage the psyche and...