Last month, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a major report on the state of climate change across the globe. It was bleak. The panel, composed of scientists tapped to guide world leaders, concluded that catastrophic natural events caused by climate change would begin occurring with more frequency and severity much sooner than previously anticipated.
Mental Health Week
May 6th-12th, 2019
Being Yourself At Work
As workplaces change to adapt to the pace and characteristics of 21st century business practices, finding a foothold on personal operating habits can be challenging. On one hand, progressive, personalized, and idiosyncratic approaches are heralded as ‘the future.’
Take A Break From Upsetting News Cycles
There’s a new, sardonic joke cropping up more and more on social media. It has developed in response to an increasingly-concentrated news cycle which has been reliably upsetting. For many, exposure to this cycle is draining and tiring. The joke, which takes different forms or structures, is always a configuration of this formula: “Wow, this day has lasted for a year.”
How Keeping a Journal Could Help You Maintain Strong Mental Health
We’ve all heard the saying, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”, but how about journaling everyday can keep depression at bay? A growing body of evidence suggests that writing is a potent form of therapy that can help practitioners better manage their mental health, including as a helpful tool for those diagnosed with major depressive disorder.
The following surveys are designed to provide quick assessments on whether or not you might be experiencing mental health or addiction issues.
Across our planet, 55% of people live in urban areas – that number is expected to increase to 68% by the year 2050.In the grand scheme of human history, the fixed addresses and infrastructure of our urban environments is a relatively new phenomenon: we only moved away (or rather stopped moving) from a nomadic lifestyle among the wilderness about 10,000 years ago, after approximately 200,000 as hunter-gatherers.
Are you getting enough sleep at night? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one third of adults aren’t getting the sleep they need, and you could be one of them. The National Sleep Foundation suggests that adults ages 18 to 64 get between seven and nine hours of sleep every night