Am I Crazy? When Things Fall Apart…

“I found myself curled up into the fetal position, crying. I don’t understand where this came from. Am I crazy?” “I’m falling apart at work. I get angry at the smallest things and snap at people. Sometimes I need to excuse myself from...

Help! Someone I Love has a Mental Illness

Depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, personality disorder, OCD, ADHD and so on. These words strike fear into the hearts of mothers, fathers and partners. When you first suspect that your loved one is sick, it can be confusing...

Take a Moment for Mindfulness

“Mindfulness is paying attention on purpose, in the present moment, non-judgmentally, to the unfolding of experience moment to moment” — Jon Kabat-Zinn Mindfulness is one of the fastest growing areas in psychology research.  It’s been empirically shown to...

The unspoken illness

1 in 4 people have a mental illness, and no one wants to talk about it.   If 1 in 4 people have a diagnosis, then it makes sense that just about EVERY SINGLE ONE OF US is effected by mental illness through a family member or friend. People who are mentally ill...