Monthly Archives: August 2020


Are you someone who struggles with anxiety?  According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, 40 million people in the US, over the age of 18, have a diagnosable anxiety disorder.  Treatment for anxiety is available, and one way to support recovery from anxiety is to pay attention to how you can support your … Read More

Productivity Junkies

In most cases, we think of “productivity” as a positive concept.  In fact, many believe being a workaholic is necessary, if you want to be successful.  But what happens when being productive is taken too far? Dr. Sandra Champman, Chief Director for the Center for BrainHealth, defines addiction as a “brain disease that affects the … Read More

5 Love Languages

In Gary Chapman’s book, “The Five Love Languages: The Secrets to Love that Lasts,” the author identified five ways that people can express love or caring.  These expressions are not limited to only relationships, but can also apply to friends, family and even co-workers.  Learning these “languages” can promote selflessness, increase empathy, create greater intimacy, … Read More

People Pleaser

As we collectively face the uncertainty of the coronavirus landscape, psychologist Dr. Morgan McCain suggests we may find ourselves engaging in people-pleasing behaviors as a survival strategy or coping mechanism.  This behavior can also be a way to find acceptance or avoid vulnerability.  It allows us to focus on the needs of another while not … Read More