Tuning In to Your Healthy Inner Voice

Tuning In to Your Healthy Inner Voice

Tuning In to Your Healthy Inner Voice

We all have an inner voice. Sometimes it’s more like that shoulder angel: offering words of encouragement, giving wise advice, and coaching us through a difficult situation. Other times it’s more like that shoulder devil: criticizing, judging, talking trash to…

8 Tips for Learning at Home During COVID-19

8 Tips for Learning at Home During COVID-19

In this time of uncertainty, families and teachers are struggling to help children learn at home. Many kids and adults are struggling with self-regulation, finding it difficult to stay motivated and focused on schoolwork without the structure of the classroom….

When Sleep and Memory Problems Co-occur: Which Came First?

When Sleep and Memory Problems Co-occur: Which Came First?

The relationship between sleep and memory/attention problems can be bi-directional. It’s sometimes not clear which is causing which, says Dr. Mark DeVries.

Enriching Your Marriage: Counseling Before and After You Say “I Do”

Enriching Your Marriage:  Counseling Before and After You Say “I Do”

In the world of coupledom, there are many highs in the relationship and then some unexpected lows. There is no true destination in a relationship other than living a life together that fosters support, love and growth. You’ve met someone…

Minority Mental Health: How Can We Improve Access to Care?

Minority Mental Health: How Can We Improve Access to Care?
Mental illness touches individuals and communities physically, emotionally and spiritually. Individuals and communities cannot be fully understood without taking into account the full context and culture, including but not limited to: age, gender, ethnicity, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, disability, and...

Family Dinners for the Rest of Us: Making Mealtimes Meaningful

Family Dinners for the Rest of Us: Making Mealtimes Meaningful
Connecting as a family is more important than ever now during this time of uncertainty. But even with families spending more time at home together, bringing everyone to the table to enjoy a peaceful meal can still be quite a...

A Brave New World: Life During and After the Pandemic

A Brave New World: Life During and After the Pandemic

We talk about looking for the new normal. We assume things will eventually settle again, but into a new arrangement of reality. That is a reasonable assumption. But what will it look like? The better question to my mind is, “What do we want it to look like?”