How Racial Injustice in the United States Affects the Mental Health of African Americans While the entire world is grappling with the devastating effects of COVID-19, our country in particular is in an even more fragile state. Black people all over the United States (and throughout the world) feel the impact of being exploited property… Read more »
Do you have trouble falling asleep at night? Do you lay in bed tossing and turning for what feels like hours, even when you’re exhausted? Well, join the club. According to a Consumer Report, 27 percent of U.S. adults said they had difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep most nights. 68 percent struggled with sleep… Read more »
New Mexico is going on week 4 of lockdowns and if we’re being honest? For a lot of people, it isn’t getting any easier. We wanted to remind you that it’s perfectly okay to not be okay during these chaotic times. It is important to remember that what we typically call productivity is going to… Read more »
Society must practice social distancing in order to prevent the healthcare system from having an influx of sick people. Social distancing is necessary, but that doesn’t mean it’s been easy. Although many people have faced hardships during this past month, there are a lot of people practicing radical acceptance and making the most out of… Read more »
Quarantine. It’s on all of our minds. We’re being told to relax, hustle, get fit, eat well, eat whatever we want. Learn a new language, binge watch TV shows, try to work, work less. Make a schedule, don’t make a schedule. The amount of information is overwhelming and for those who already are struggling with… Read more »
By Dr. Leah Rudnick “Mom, Dad, why can’t I play with my friends?” If you’re a parent, you’ve probably heard this at least a few times since social distancing requirements have come into effect. You’ve been thinking of ways to explain the situation to your children and the information online has proven to be overwhelming. … Read more »
We are currently experiencing something that no other generation has been through. The media is bombarding the public with never-ending updates. We receive continuous “pings” from our friends and family, sharing articles, videos, links, and conspiracies about the coronavirus. We seemingly cannot escape from it. There is no denying that a global pandemic is frightening.… Read more »
There has been a lot of anxiety surrounding the coronavirus. More specifically, anxiety about the unknown. UPDATE: Everyone who needs to come to the clinic for an appointment is required to wear a face mask. Thank you! What is the virus? How does it spread? What are the symptoms? When should I call the doctor?… Read more »
Aromatherapy has been around for the last 6,000 years but has seen its rise in popularity around 2015 for the United States. Essential oils may relieve anxiety, boost memory, support circulatory systems, and a gamut of other functions.
The first 12 step program was created by the founders of “Alcoholics Anonymous,” AA for short. It was incepted in 1935 by Bill Wilson, a New York stockbroker, and Dr. Bob Smith, an Akron surgeon.