Happy Mental Health Awareness Week! This really is one of the most important weeks of the year, for everyone on this planet. Mental and behavioral health is a topic touching people of all ethnicities, religions, colors and creeds. Thankfully, awareness of mental or behavioral health-related issues...

“There’s real stigma attached to taking sick time to care for yourself.” By Erin Schumaker, Posted on 9/20/2017 Reblogged from HuffingtonPost.com   Studies have shown that a lack of paid sick leave harms workers’ physical health, but it may also be linked to psychological distress that can ultimately take a toll...

Having a not-so-merry holiday season? You’re not alone. Many people find that their holidays become more blue than bright. Don’t worry. In most cases, its completely normal and can affect anyone. Whether you’re dealing with bouts of depression, stress, anxiety, anger or all-out Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), there...

A personal reflection after over a decade of trying By Ashley Sargent, ChronicallySargent.com 10/12/2017   "The WHO states that “there is no health without mental health.” Nowhere is the relationship between mental and physical health more evident than in the area of chronic conditions. The associations between mental and physical health are: Poor mental health is a risk factor...

By Debbie Scheer, Professional Speaker, Humorist, Auctioneer & Emcee, DebbieScheer.com and @debbiescheerspeaks October 3, 2017   Originally told onstage during the, This Is My Brave show in Denver, CO.   [caption id="attachment_10706" align="alignright" width="375"] Debbie Scheer, Auctioneer, Emcee & Humorist[/caption] I struggle to effectively explain what living with anxiety feels like to me. And...