Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Home and Mind

It’s that time of year again! The weather is getting warmer, the days are getting longer, and there’s a renewed sense of energy in the air. For many people, this is the time of year when they start thinking about spring cleaning. For some, the act of decluttering and organizing their space can be a […]

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Sleep and Mental Health

 Have you ever woken up “on the wrong side of the bed”? If so, then you know firsthand that sleep can affect mood and mental health, but mental health can also affect sleep. Many mental health and neurodevelopmental disorders can also negatively affect sleep. Depression, anxiety, ADHD and autism can lead to troubles with sleep. […]


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 […]