What is neurodiversity?

The word “neurodiversity” was coined by Australian sociologist Judy Singer in 1998. Simply put, the nonmedical term simply recognizes the fact that every person’s brain develops in a unique way. No two brains are exactly alike, and differences are just that — variations that are neither positive nor negative. The word refers to all people […]

Seasonal Depression

Feeling Blue: Mental Health & Seasonal Affective Disorder

Holidays should be merry and bright, but for some, the yuletide season can have a negative effect. In fact, 64% of people with mental illness state that the holidays make their condition worse . Unfortunately, what is already a stressful time of year also coincides with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) — a condition that affects […]