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...