OCD: When Strong Habits Indicate a Greater Issue

OCD: When Strong Habits Indicate a Greater Issue

Consistent hand washing is absolutely the right action with the COVID-19 a constant threat. Hyper-vigilance about disinfecting your cell phone, door handles, gas pumps, and shopping carts is a necessity to do our part in containing the virus. To the 2.3% of the...
Anxiety or Depression? How to Tell the Difference

Anxiety or Depression? How to Tell the Difference

Anxiety and depression are often used in the same conversation and oftentimes the comorbidity of the two is cause for confusion. But technically, these are two different mental disorders with very different effects although they do share a few commonalities. Defining...
Sleep Matters

Sleep Matters

A great night’s sleep matters in more ways than you can probably dream up. Our physical well-being depends upon it. Our emotional state depends upon it. Our brains absolutely have to have it to function properly every single night, in fact. (Studies have...
Executive Function

Executive Function

When someone mentions the term “executive function,” you might conjure up images of a white-collared worker in a fancy glass office overlooking the park blocks of a fabulous city making important decisions for their company and overseeing the activities of...