by Will Martin

The Wall Street Journal recently published an article entitled, “How Smartphones Hijack Our Minds.” It presents a number of case studies showing the deleterious effects smartphones are having on our intelligence, our capacity for empathy and human connection, and our ability to think. In fact, these studies show that merely being in the same room […]

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by Stephanie Haywood

One of the ways in which we cope with stress and other issues is through eating. This kind of eating, while it may feel comforting in the moment, can lead to a variety of health issues, both physical and mental. Here’s a five-step plan to beat your emotional dependence on food: STEP 1: Ask yourself, […]

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3 Myths about Depression

by Will Martin

October is National Depression Awareness Month, so let’s talk a little more about the common mental illness that affects millions of Americans every year. A specific incident or a combination of factors may be at the root of an individual’s depression. Grief over the loss of a loved one, a major life change, physical or […]

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Disconnect to Connect

by Will Martin

Depression. It’s one of the most common mental health issues among adults. In fact, according to the National Institute of Mental Health, an estimated 16.1 million adults aged 18 or older in the United States had at least one major depressive episode in 2015. And depression can be linked to social media, a study by […]

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