Category Archives: News and Views

Give Yourself a Gift This Year

There are only two weekends left before Christmas and nobody wants to be stuck racing [...]


Eat Your Broccoli

The COVID lockdown took away so much from us but one thing it gave us [...]

Stress Relief

We have been living under threat for the last two years.  COVID impacted us in [...]

The Finish Line

There has been good news lately regarding the pandemic.   It feels good that the spring [...]

My Session With Santa (part 2)

(This is a recycling of an article I posted over 11 years ago.  It is [...]


ADHD Dictionary

With school (kind of) starting again, I offer this dictionary of important terms regarding ADHD.   [...]

Understanding PTSD

There are a lot of scary things going on in the world right now.  I [...]

Moving Forward

What a last couple of months we have all had!   No need to talk about [...]

Coronavirus Information

Greetings, and I hope you are taking measures to stay safe and healthy. Until further [...]

The Power of Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a psychological concept that has roots in Buddhism. It is an exercise in [...]

Back to Nature

“And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.”            [...]

Thinking About Boredom

“The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.”    -Dorothy Parker [...]

A Great Read Following A Historic Election

“Reposted with permission of Current Psychiatry/Frontline Medical Communications. All rights reserved.” Their website is: [...]

Avoiding School Burnout

Burnout is a state of emotional, physical and mental exhaustion. It is generally caused by [...]


Making Noise of ADHD

Making Noise for ADHD The human nervous system is a powerful, not fully understood system. [...]


The Vape Debate

I have noticed an uptick in adolescents using vape devices.   This is reflected in the [...]

When Green Means Stop (an update on marijuana use by adolescents)

According to the 2016 Monitoring the Future Survey, marijuana usage by American 8th and 10th [...]

Thinking Ethics

In this age of “Fake News” and “Post Truth”, it is important as ever to [...]

Stress Management Part Two: Going to the Well

Part one of this two part article on how to manage stress can be summed [...]

Stress Management Part One: Don’t Be A One-Hit Wonder

As the polar ice caps are melting it seems that not only are ocean levels [...]