What Kind of Perfectionist Are You?

What Kind of Perfectionist Are You?

“What is your biggest weakness?” How many of you have answered this question by claiming your biggest weakness is being a perfectionist?This is one of the most common questions that is asked in a new job interview. In the workplace and in school, being perceived as a...
Mental Health and Athletic Performance

Mental Health and Athletic Performance

The basis of athletic performance is often focused on the performance of the body. While it might be the main component to athletic success, the physical aspect of sports isn’t the only factor. When we talk about sports, we often neglect the psychology behind...
Mindfulness: The Path to Dealing with Difficult Emotions

Mindfulness: The Path to Dealing with Difficult Emotions

Thinking vs Feeling Throughout history, thinkers have always been celebrated more than feelers. This cultural idea that rational is better than emotional has led some of us down a path of emotional unawareness. For most days, this may not be an issue, but what happens...
In Memory of Dr. Aaron Beck

In Memory of Dr. Aaron Beck

At the age of 100, we say goodbye to the father of cognitive psychology, Aaron Temkin Beck. An American psychiatrist and professor, Dr. Aaron Beck, MD dedicated his research to understanding the psychoanalytic concepts of depression. Through his studies and detailed...
Five Tips for Coping with Postpartum Depression and Anxiety

Five Tips for Coping with Postpartum Depression and Anxiety

If you are feeling sad, depressed or anxious when you’re pregnant or during the first year after giving birth, know that you’re not alone.  While some people may have heard that 80% of new moms experience the “baby blues” in the first few weeks after giving birth,...
How to Help a Loved One with Depression

How to Help a Loved One with Depression

Depression is a common mental disorder affecting millions in the U.S and around the world. While it is incredibly painful for the person living with it, it also takes a toll on that person’s friends and family too. Because it’s our instinct to take care of our loved...