Study: Loneliness rising in young Americans, more than seniors

By | May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Could the loneliest Americans, be some of the youngest Americans? A new study by health services company Cigna found people aged 18-22 actually scored higher on a loneliness test than people 72 and older. "It does not surprise me because of the demands," child psychologist Dr. Valerie McClain said. McClain told us she’s treating many kids [...]

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month.

By | April 30th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Mental Health Awareness Month was initially envisioned by Mental Health America and for over 65 years, Mental Health America (MHA) has continued to observe May as Mental Health Awareness Month. Each year Mental Health America and their affiliates (such as the National Alliance on Mental Illness, NAMI) reach millions of people through local events, such as screenings, [...]

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Managing your distress in the aftermath of a shooting

By | October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

You may be struggling to understand how a shooting could occur and why such a terrible thing would happen. There may never be satisfactory answers to these questions. We do know, though, that it is typical for people to experience a variety of emotions following such a traumatic event. These feelings can include shock, sorrow, numbness, fear, anger, [...]

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A Healthy Brain Makes a Healthy Life!

By | April 30th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

The human brain is amazing. It controls every aspect of the human body from heart rate to memory, emotion to appetite. It has over a billion nerve cells and is powered by electricity and composed of 80% water. It is greater than any social network or any supercomputer known to mankind. It’s a powerful reminder that [...]

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Joy versus Happiness: Which one do you have?

By | March 14th, 2017|Categories: Articles, Shaana's Blog|

Happy. It’s a word we frequently say when we feel good. In the Will Smith movie, The Pursuit of Happyness his character, Chris Gardner, struggled through homelessness, poverty and joblessness all with his young son by his side. He finally caught a break the day the brokerage house, where he worked as a trainee, offered him [...]

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Simple Steps to Build and Share Family Values

By | February 20th, 2017|Categories: Shaana's Blog|

“Mom, what time is dinner?” “Honey, the soccer game is 6:30 can you pick-up the kids?” “I have a board meeting tonight and I won’t be at the piano recital.” “MOM!! He won’t share the computer again!” FAMILY…they are the people joined to you by blood, marriage, household or adoption. The average American family looks very different than it did [...]

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#RelationshipGoals

By | February 13th, 2017|Categories: Shaana's Blog|

Did you know that in the US over 4 billion dollars are spent on candy and flowers every Valentine’s Day?  It’s considered the day of love and we celebrate it by exchanging lavish gifts and enjoying sumptuous meals. As the day of love approaches, we are reminded to share and breathe in love from those around [...]

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Relationship Test

By | January 9th, 2017|Categories: Tests|

Are you having challenges in your relationship? Please answer these 5 questions to determine if you and your spouse/partner need someone to talk to.