Know Thy Selfie

Know Thy Selfie

In my last post I wrote about the importance of checking in with yourself emotionally; however, emotions are only one piece of self-awareness. “Know thyself,” asks a bigger question. This bit of wisdom from ancient Greece is often attributed to Socrates, but is likely...

Mental Health Diagnoses & the ICD-10

October 1 looms large for us mental health and medical professionals in the US. From that date on we’re required to switch from using the DSM V or ICD-9 codes for illness to the International Codes for Disease tenth edition (ICD-10 for short). This is already...
Sleep sweeps away the garbage in the brain

Sleep sweeps away the garbage in the brain

Owning your own business can mean working 24/7. I really felt it last week. Even though I thought I was doing a good job with self-care, last night was the first time I was really able to sleep deeply, well and for as long as I wanted. This morning I woke up so happy,...
Remember the Basics! Sleep!

Remember the Basics! Sleep!

Editor’s Note: Nicole reminds us that we often forget about basic human needs such as proper sleep, nutrition and exercise. Deficits in these areas can have significant repercussions on our mind and body. Sometimes I feel like there is not enough time in a day....