When you’re down, stressed, or anxious, do you tend to fixate on how you feel? When you’re feeling emotionally awful, do you try to figure out what the heck is wrong with you? Unfortunately, this kind of thinking increases our negative feelings, but there is something you can do about it. It’s called distraction. No, […]
Eighteen percent of Americans suffer from some kind of mental health problem. But instead of reaching for the nearest antidepressants, why not try some of these proven alternative to boost your mood and calm your anxiety.
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 […]