Celebrated physician Gabor Maté on how our toxic culture is making us ill.
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Rest is not antithetical to work. We cannot imagine work without it.
Therapy can be very helpful, but we have to remember that therapy is not the standard nor the only place to find healing and safety.
During a time of relentless violence and mass shootings, it is important to understand how grief impacts us all.
More and more people are experimenting with mental health apps and discovering their benefits and limits.
Addressing domestic violence solely through the criminal justice system often doesn’t fix the problem or promote healing, and may actually cause additional harm. More holistic, trauma-informed approaches can give people a chance to process the deeper reasons for their behavior and allow them an opportunity to change.
Black and Brown rage is often dehumanized, while White rage is protected and coddled. But it takes courage to transmute rage and anger into collective and lasting transformation.
Formerly incarcerated mental health care providers are supplementing traditional resources for those still in prison—with mutually beneficial results.
Attachment theory can be helpful in holistically supporting refugee children by using its evidence to improve refugee relief and resettlement.
In "Stolen Focus," Johann Hari unplugs from digital media and regains his concentration.
Understanding why many Asian Americans don’t seek mental health care—like stigma and lack of culturally appropriate resources—is essential to providing effective support.
“The ultimate cause of homelessness is our spiritual break with the land.”
For years, horror—a sort of safe danger I knew had an end—got me through some seriously traumatic situations.
Studies show that investments in public art can improve street safety, provide tourism and new jobs, and combat social isolation and anxiety.
“Our job, as human beings, is to learn from our suffering.”
“Could it be that the fragmentation of our relations has been a fundamental cause of our exhaustion?”