LA Times article on Postpartum

On July 29th, 2012, the Los Angeles Times posted a small article on postpartum depression and anxiety (PPD). Approximately one in eight new mothers experience some type of postpartum depression or anxiety. The L.A. Times article touches on the topic by briefly detailing one young professional’s experience with PPD. Postpartum Support International (PSI) and the …

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Exercise and Heart Disease

Exercise has been shown to significantly elevate mood and decrease anxiety both acutely and over time. The following is an article that emphasizes the importance of exercise in people who have heart disease and are at risk for depression. Although this article is specific to heart disease, the results are likely similar for people who …

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Mid Life Transition

As summer is nearing to an end, many families are beginning to experience different types of life transitions. Some examples include sending a small child to preschool or kindergarten, sending an older child to college, experiencing empty nest syndrome. Life transitions at any age can be difficult. At around the age of 40 (give or …

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