Dark Days; Dark Mood
Friday January 25, 2019

Dark Days; Dark Mood

Friends of mine just left for two weeks of vacation to someplace closer to the equator where they went to soak up some sunshine. For many of us, we experience a visceral desire to go where it’s warm and sunny during the winter. We often say we want to get out of the cold, but […]

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Masculinity, Toxic Masculinity & The Best Men Can Get
Friday January 18, 2019

Masculinity, Toxic Masculinity & The Best Men Can Get

This week, Gillette released an ad campaign that has ignited public discourse –  including over 20 million views on Youtube – about what should be considered “normal” male behavior and what needs to go for men to be “the best men can get.” Photo from: http://logos.wikia.com/ Gillette’s tagline is thirty years old. It has always been designed […]

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Good Grief
Friday January 11, 2019

Good Grief

I attended a funeral last week. The sudden death of my friend’s husband left family and friends with shattered dreams and broken hearts. Losing a loved one precipitates a journey of grieving. And although this experience of loss is nearly universal, it is also exquisitely personal.   Photo from: http://www.fulfillmentdaily.com/resilience-in-grief As my heart aches for […]

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Hello 2019; Goodbye 2018
Friday January 4, 2019

Hello 2019; Goodbye 2018

With the start of a new year, we all engage in some form of accounting – taking stock of the last twelve months and setting resolutions for those on the horizon. In doing so, almost universally, we focus on aspects of our lives that are intimately associated with our mental health and wellbeing. Here are […]

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