mental health

Editor’s Pick: “The Healing You Can Do” by Meghan T. Hindi

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Everyone experiences challenges in life, but a few (perhaps a growing number) of us face profound suffering that leads to truly dark places. Yacolt author, doula, wife and mother, Meghan T. Hindi, identifies squarely as the latter. “I first experienced physical, emotional and verbal abuse at the hands of my mother, from my earliest memory,”… Read More

Men’s Mental Health: The Unique Challenges and the Way Forward

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The data don’t lie: More men are likely to reach for the bottle than the phone when they need mental and emotional help. When it comes to dealing with life’s stresses—their job (or lack of it), relationship issues, health concerns—men prefer to suffer in silence or lash out rather than seek professional help, particularly in… Read More

When Holidays Hurt

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It’s that time of year again, when we’re flooded with images on social media and on advertisements of people gathering around loved ones. Yet for many, the holidays can be a dreaded time, full of stress and pain, sometimes conjuring up feelings of anxiety, grief, loss, or sadness. Regardless of the specific situation that is… Read More