Succeeding at Nothing

This era of COVID is weird, and not just for people battling mental illness. It seems like we have all the time in the world now that we are all stuck at home. Honestly, is there a reason we aren’t all coming out of this experience with spotless houses while being in the best shape […]

Getting Into Green Spaces For Mental Health

One of my recent writing assignments was to draft a white paper that examined the benefits of being surrounded by green space and the benefit that has on mental health. I’ve always known that getting into natural settings has been good for mental health, but even I was blown away by the research. To make […]

Well This Is A New Take On My Social Anxiety

Guys and girls, I went to the store today! And is it ever a sign of the times that leaving the house is a newsworthy event. Yet, going out in the world always caused me a twinge of anxiety. Not enough to keep me from going out before all this happened per se, but enough […]

Medication Monday: Chloroquine

Well, since Coronavirus is what is on everyone’s mind, I figured that instead of my regular discussion of mental health medication, I would use this week’s Medication Monday to talk about a medication that has been discussed in connection with the Coronavirus outbreak. And that medication is Chloroquine. The reason it is being discussed is […]

Mental Health Solutions in the Era of Social Distancing

The world has changed dramatically over the past several weeks. And it may be several months before things return to normal. So, what does that mean for access to mental health treatment, which already had certain hurdles? In some cases, the Coronavirus might be tearing down those walls. First, if you see a therapist in […]