A Grief Story – Intergenerational Grief.

News that my mother’s cancer was terminal felt unreal. I had always thought I (like my sister) would die first. Nothing seemed to touch her, although I couldn’t fathom what sustained her. An advocate of the importance of family closeness, she had had a mismatched marriage with a husband for whom she appeared to have […]

What is Anxiety?

Anxiety is defined as a feeling we have whenever we experience something that makes us feel nervous or fearful or a sense of something bad happening. We need a certain degree of “normal” anxiety to keep us safe from harm. This is part of our evolutionary make-up help us perceive dangerous situations and a is […]

What is good mental health?

What is Mental Health? Just like physical health we need good mental health to enjoy a happy, fulfulling and productive life. Our mental health encompasses emotional, psychological, and social well being. Good mental health determines how we act, feel and think. It also determines how we handle stress, relate to others and make healthy choices […]