#SayItForward Week: What is Bipolar Disorder?

By Louis Dvorkin, Ph.D. Clinical Psychologist October 12-18, 201 is the week to ‪#‎sayitforward and ‪#‎removethebarrier for 60 million people worldwide who live with Bipolar Disorder (BD). What is it Bipolar Disorder? BD was previously known as Manic-Depression is commonly exhibited in very extreme and sometimes very rapid shifts in moods and behaviors. Moods may range from excessively happy…

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On The Popularity of Yoga

by: Margaret Berger, LCSW, RYT In the last twenty years yoga has become very very popular in the US as a form of exercise, for the most part.  Exercise is great. It keeps our muscles toned, helps us release tension and control many of the symptoms of aging like high blood pressure, slowing metabolism and…

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Try a self-care tool box

By: Kristy L. Combs Are you stuck in a rut? Do ordinary, day-to-day tasks feel overwhelming? Are your self-critics getting more airtime in your mind than self-compassion? How would you like to break the routine, focus on the here and now, and quiet the critic?  Novelty or new experiences actually begin to create new neural…

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Exercise Your Brain!

Are you trying to lose weight but find yourself frustrated? The media tells us that you just need to eat less and move more.  Easy right? Of course it is not that easy! Sure we need to eat foods rich in nutrients.  We also need to move our bodies and get all of our muscles…

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