IS THE NEWS DEPRESSING YOU?

Should I stop watching the news? It’s a question that many patients have asked me. I used to say “no” without hesitation but now I’m recanting my advice and advising people to limit the amount of news they watch. Let’s be clear: the real question is not whether you should watch, read, or listen to […]

WHY STARTING NEW HABITS IS SO DIFFICULT

A Lot of Talk, Little Action. I often suggest some kind of stress management technique to my patients, like meditation, diaphragmatic breathing, or just doing a neglected hobby. But come our next meeting, when I ask how it went, many confess they were just too busy, forgot, or were stymied by some other obstacle. This […]