Marital Stress During COVID-19

It’s no surprise that a global health pandemic has led to widespread anxiety as people try to protect themselves and loved ones from COVID-19. Individuals have changed the way they work, learn, and socialize to accommodate safety precautions and policies like social...

Gray Divorce and Your Mental Health

By now, most people have heard of gray divorce. It’s the term given to a divorce that occurs when the couple is over 50, a phenomenon that is increasingly prevalent during the empty nest years of a marriage. How common is it? During the past 25 years, as the...

Are You Doomscrolling Again?

Doomscrolling (or doomsurfing) is a relatively new term used to describe the tendency to continuously scroll or surf through bad news – especially when that news is sad or depressing – without the ability to stop or step away. This year there’s been no shortage...

Depression: 5 Myths and Misconceptions

According to the National Mental Health Association, 43 percent of Americans think depression is a weakness or character deficit. Unfortunately, this is just one of many misconceptions associated with the illness. These misconceptions, or myths, are the reason...