Mind Matters

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Be Mesmerized by the Benefits of Hypnotherapy

BY JESSICA FRANKLIN When we think of hypnosis, the image that often comes to mind is a Freudian psychiatrist dangling a pocket watch in front of a patient, informing them that they are getting very sleepy, until their eyes close and they essentially become puppets. While this is the representation in media and pop culture, [...]

Loving Number One: You!

By Jessica Franklin The term “self-care” may conjure the image of a woman at the spa, perhaps with cucumber slices over her eyes while someone paints her nails and massages her feet. But self-care is more than a superficial indulgence; self-care is a necessary part of life that demands more attention than we have been [...]

Living with OCD

Living with OCD: How to Understand this Complex Condition and Get Help By Tracy Wright Many people associate obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) with actions like excessive hand washing or folding towels in a specific way. While these can be symptoms of OCD, the condition itself is much more complex and can be truly debilitating to those who [...]

Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease and its Effects on Loved Ones and Caregivers

By Tracy Wright Even at an early age, I knew there was something different about my grandfather. He was the only grandpa I had ever known, as my mother’s father had passed away before I was born. To me, my grandfather was a huge man (he was 6 feet tall) who was quiet, loving and [...]