Neurodiversity

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 […]