By: Lila Hawryluk Sitting in the waiting room, about to meet my new primary care doctor, my palms sweated as I battled fears and reservations. I am a transgendered (trans) woman and, because of this, I’m guarded when I meet new people. My name was called and I was brought into an exam room [...]
Maybe it seems like common sense – and there is a growing body of evidence to suggest that it's true – but people who regularly acknowledge thanks for the good things, events and people in their lives are generally happier. "Life can be hard, so when science tells us that grateful people cope better with [...]
By Michael Wolfe, MDDepression can be a scary word for people. Many people struggle with seeing the signs of depression in someone they care about because they may be fearful or unsure of what to do next. As a psychiatrist, I know how important it is to recognize these signs and symptoms of depression early [...]
Does the scent of freshly baked apple pie or a blend of cinnamon and pumpkin have an emotional effect on you? Learn about how you can use scents from essential oils to improve your health.
Explore your sense of meaning, personal values, and life satisfaction by asking yourself, are the best years of your life ahead of you or behind you?
There are many strategies to approach conflicts. This dig deep tip focuses on how to introduce a third party perspective when dealing with conflict.
It is all too easy to lose sight of that which is most important to us. This dig deep tip is designed to help you think about the choices you make and why.
Finding the right balance of busy and bored—or downtime—can be difficult. This dig deep tip can help you find your balance.
Earlier this year, a woman came to visit Women & Infants Hospital. In a unique tribute to herself in commemoration of her 30th birthday, she devoted herself to doing 30 random acts of kindness.
In order to be able to help others, we need to be well. That's why, after all, flight attendants tell us to put the oxygen mask on ourselves first in an emergency.