lady gaga and a royal convo about mental health #headstrong #oktosay

I am 1000% in favor of de-stigmatizing mental health and mental illness. It is the idea of needing to hide something for fear of embarrassment/discrimination/backlash that causes problems in the first place. Suppressing an issue is never beneficial for emotional development. But when I saw that the British Royal Family was publicly leading a conversation about…

practicing happiness

I think the world is a bit of a tough place to live in right now. There’s seemingly so much negativity, whether surrounding politics or societal pressure, or simply the changes in weather and season. The conversation around living with mindfulness seems so relevant to me, but also a bit vague, right? What does it…

why the latest tylenol breakthrough may not be as bad as we think

  Let’s face it, drugs have side effects. From potential liver damage, to the laundry list of side effects that psych meds note in commercials, putting anything into your body has a consequence, and that’s important to be aware of. But medicine is all about weighing the pros and cons, and the actual need. Sure,…