The psychological hazards of widowhood have received more attention in recent years. While the loss of a spouse can be traumatic for anybody, studies show that working women, in particular, have a more difficult time adjusting to life after the death of their partner. There is also a “negative relationship between family income and mental health among widows […]
Chatbots may appear to address the dearth of mental health services in rural areas or for those with limited income, but with this digital advance come untold, possibly unrealized, difficulties and even dangers.
Whether tiny or apartment-appropriate in size, pets can help children develop in ways that shape their adulthood.
Shift work, in some professions, is unavoidable, but it also comes with mental and physical health issues, and workers need to begin to practice self-care to counteract these problems.
Those with mental health disorders may find it especially hard to fill out college applications and wait for a response, which can be a very stressful time. If denied, there are ways to handle possible discrimination.
The art of correctly remembering people’s names or how to turn a name into a memory device is essential in relationships and careers.
Lives depend on political decisions, and we are all emotionally involved in politics, whether directly or via the media. What is the cost to us?
Too often, taking a “mental health day” off or working four days instead of five is riddled with guilt because we believe not working is wrong and that we should work a whole week.
The New Year brings challenges and opportunities, and we need to plan ways to handle both.
Wracked with chronic pain and unable to stand or sit for any length of time should result in disability benefits, but it doesn’t work that way.