It’s self-evident that unequal societies like ours are bad for the poor. However, as epidemiologist Richard Wilkinson argues, they’re also bad for everyone else, including the affluent, not only because inequality affects schools and healthcare, but because it also makes us anxious and unhappy. Wilkinson reflects on our psychological well-being in wealthy but unequal countries. … Continued
If you’re having trouble sleeping, you’re not alone. About 25% of Americans experience acute insomnia each year. Good sleep is essential for your physical and emotional health. A first step in getting a good night sleep is to learn about what helps and what hinders sleep. Nurse Rona’s guests are Michael Tompkins, PHD, and Monique … Continued
Join Nurse Rona for a discussion on the use of psychoactive substances in clinical settings for anxiety related to a terminal illness, PTSD, or to treat Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Her guests are Adam Strauss and Alicia Danforth, PhD.
Anxiety can stop you from feeling confident, independent, happy, and fulfilled. Your worry or anxiety can stop you from doing things like calling a friend, going on a date, taking your dream job, finishing school, or spending time in nature. With the right kind of help and compassion you can reduce your suffering, enjoy life … Continued