Advances in Psychiatric Treatment: 2018 in Review

Advances in psychiatric treatment help this man find joy again.

Happy New Year!!  The big silver ball falls tonight to celebrate the birth of 2019. Let’s celebrate the unprecedented, transforming, and ever-accelerating advances in psychiatric treatment this year and the neuroscience that backs it up. Celebrate is the word. Because we’re so grateful to the courageous researchers around the beginning of the 21st century who […]


BDNF and Microbiome: Your Paved Path to a Fulfilling Life

BDNF and microbiome pave your path to fulfillment in life.

Strengthen your microbiome, build up your BDNF: Live Better and Enrich Your Relationships Feel sluggish…like your brain is falling down on the job? “Why did I come into the kitchen?” “Where are my keys?” “I’m so overwhelmed…!” Wishing you had more physical and mental energy… and feel kind of foggy..? It’s not surprising if you […]


Fuel Hope With Gratefulness All Year Round

Fuel hope with gratefulness this season.

Surprising Results Can Follow Counterintuitive Choices Thank you. Such sweet words. Here in the US, we’re just ending a four-day celebration we call Thanksgiving weekend. True, the official day for Thanksgiving is the fourth Thursday of November each year — but it’s also true that most families spend the entire four day weekend continuing to […]


Attitude of Gratitude: How to Rise Above Tragedy

This lady raises her hands in gratefulness with an attitude of gratitude

WHAT DOES GRATITUDE HAVE TO DO WITH HAPPINESS? We’ve been talking about the science of happiness. The things researchers have been learning about what actually make us happy, as well as what doesn’t make us as happy as we think they will. The funny thing about happiness is that it’s sort of counter-intuitive. For instance, if […]


The Science of Happiness: What You Can Do to Achieve It

Photo of family catching snowflakes who have found happiness in their relationships illustrates the social principle of the Science of Happiness.

The science of happiness is rather new as a science, but the pursuit of happiness is something we’re all familiar with. Everybody searches for happiness all through life. In fact, it’s ranked right up there with food and water since the days of cave men. As long as man has lived on earth, he’s sought […]


How to Stay Present Through Emotional Pain

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Coping with emotional pain may leave you feeling like life is passing you by. It can be difficult to remain focused on the present while you’re dealing with emotional pain, but it’s crucial to do your best to live for each day. If you’re having trouble staying present through emotional pain, here are some tips […]


How to Cultivate a Positive Self Image

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Having a positive self image is essential to your well-being, but how do you get and keep it? Sadly, we can easily slip into feeling that who we are is not good enough, but that’s simply not true. We are all unique and we are all good enough! Here are some ways to cultivate a […]