mental health

Sleep Hygiene

by Dr. Sheena Wu, ND   Sleep is a crucial foundation of physical and mental health. Studies have found inadequate quantity and quality of sleep can lead to long-term and short-term health consequences in otherwise healthy individuals, including hypertension, cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes mellitus, metabolic syndrome, decreased cognitive functions and more. Nowadays, issues of [...]

A Brief Note on Anxiety

By Dr. Sheena Wu, ND   Anxiety is one of the most common mental health concerns, affecting millions worldwide.  Although anxiety is a natural response to stress or perceived threats, with modern day stressors it can become excessive or persistent, taking a toll on daily functioning as well as the quality of life.  Anxiety disorders [...]

Emotional Pain & Trauma Manifest in the Body

Did you know that trauma and emotional pain sit and can get stuck in different parts of the body? Not all of the pain in our bodies is related to muscle tension and body strain. Much of our unprocessed emotions get stuck in the body, and sometimes the only way to heal it is through [...]

Is My Teen Depressed?

Is My Teen Depressed?  Adolescence and Depression: Signs to Look out For by Francesca Scaini, RP, MA, BFA, CATA Art Therapist Registered Psychotherapist   Do you remember your own teen years and how intense everything felt? A time where the most insignificant problems were earth-shattering and caused you to either skyrocket to emotional bliss or [...]

Are You Honest With Yourself?

If you aren’t real with yourself, then you certainly aren’t real with anyone. We are the most constant person in our lives and if we are constantly lying to ourselves or hiding from our truths, we will always be a slave to the person we are pretending to be. If you would like to learn [...]

Can Two People Grow & Change at the Same Rate?

Have you ever outgrown relationships before? Not every good friendship or partnership we have is meant to last, but there is always great learning from it - if you open your eyes to what that lesson may be. We can’t really control who we align with and whether those relationships are meant to last or [...]

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