23 05, 2017

OutFront: Out CEO helps give back to homeless LGBTQ youth

By | 2017-05-23T19:54:03+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|LBGT|0 Comments

OutFront: Out CEO helps give back to homeless LGBTQ youth When Brendon Lynch visited the Los Angeles LGBT Center in November 2016, he got his first glimpse into the lives of homeless LGBTQ youth. "I thought I knew a lot, and as a gay man — I thought I knew it all, but I learned [...]

23 05, 2017

Mercury star Diana Taurasi marries former Mercury player Penny Taylor

By | 2017-05-23T19:54:50+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|LBGT|0 Comments

Mercury star Diana Taurasi marries former Mercury player Penny Taylor Phoenix Mercury star Diana Taurasi married former Mercury player Penny Taylor, now the team’s director of player development, on Saturday. The ceremony was held a day before the Mercury began their 21st season Sunday. "Just an amazing day, one of the happiest days we've ever [...]

23 05, 2017

Why Teenagers Act Crazy

By | 2017-05-23T19:01:52+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|Therapy|0 Comments

Why Teenagers Act Crazy ADOLESCENCE is practically synonymous in our culture with risk taking, emotional drama and all forms of outlandish behavior. Until very recently, the widely accepted explanation for adolescent angst has been psychological. Developmentally, teenagers face a number of social and emotional challenges, like starting to separate from their parents, getting accepted into [...]

26 04, 2017

Why reading is good for your health

By | 2017-04-26T20:36:05+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Clients who seek solace by pouring their hearts out in Alison Kerr Courtney's office don't get rewarded with a Xanax or Prozac prescription. Instead, they walk away with a reading list. The founder of BiblioRemedy isn't a licensed therapist, nor is she currently an English teacher, although she did work as one for 10 years [...]

26 04, 2017

Sheryl Sandberg: ‘I felt like a ghost’ after husband’s death

By | 2017-04-26T20:32:51+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

The last words Sheryl Sandberg said to her husband Dave Goldberg were, "I'm falling asleep." The two were on vacation in Mexico in 2015. While Sandberg napped, Goldberg's heart gave out in the fitness center. She went away a happily married wife, and returned home to her two children a widow. Now the Facebook COO who [...]

26 04, 2017

Sexual Assault Awareness Month: ‘We need to advocate all the time’

By | 2017-04-26T20:28:03+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Every 98 seconds, someone in the U.S. is sexually assaulted. And every 8 minutes, a victim who is assaulted is a child, according to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network. One of those children was Onelia Perkins of Panama City. Her perpetrator, her stepfather, robbed her of her childhood. He started abusing her at [...]

26 04, 2017

Taking the mental health care battle to the streets

By | 2017-04-26T20:25:01+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

If a city that made good on its reliable reputation for chilly rain and gloomy skies seemed like an odd choice for a conference on improving mental health, it didn’t appear to deter anyone from attending the recent National Council for Behavioral Health annual conference, one of the country’s largest gatherings of behavioral health care [...]

26 04, 2017

I Love You, Bot

By | 2017-04-26T20:20:07+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

It was hours outside of Paris, in a small village where the buildings are centuries old, that I attended my first French engagement party. A young woman named Lilly greeted me when I arrived. She was glowing as she set the table with cheese, crackers and French pastries. We were surrounded by picture frames of [...]

20 04, 2017

This Is Your Brain On Music

By | 2017-04-20T22:07:51+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New research discovers that your favorite music, be it Willie Nelson, Bach, the Beatles, or Bruno Mars, triggers a similar type of activity in your brain as other people’s favorites do in theirs. Music is primal, said neuroradiologist Jonathan Burdette, M.D., of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in North Carolina. It affects all of us, [...]

20 04, 2017

How to Deal with the Urge to Binge Eat

By | 2017-04-20T17:50:33+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

We need to learn how to deal with the urge to binge eat — even if we haven’t binged in years. When the urge to binge arrives, we may feel like our only choice is to give in. Here’s the good news, we have a choice. We can choose not to act on binging behaviors. [...]