May 2, 2018

The Mind Manual by Andy Gibson

If an apple a day can keep the doctor away, imagine what a “mindapple” can do for you. In The Mind Manual, author Andy Gibson defines a mindapple as “anything you do that’s good for your mind.”
The Mind Manual is a layperson’s guide to how the mind works and how we can keep it healthy.  To read my full review, please visit

April 9, 2018

Saving Talk Therapy By Enrico Gnaulati

“Nowadays, people don’t ‘go into therapy’…they ‘receive mental health interventions,’” writes Enrico Gnaulati in a cynical introduction to his new book Saving Talk Therapy: How Health Insurers, Big Pharma, and Slanted Science are Ruining Good Mental Health Care.

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March 29, 2018

It’s Not Always Depression By Hilary Jacobs Hendel

How many of us are truly connected to our emotions? Since emotions can be uncomfortable, we can all probably admit to dealing with them in an unhealthy manner at some point. Maybe we cope through our addiction to technology, through comfort eating, or other things.

 In It’s Not Always Depression: Working the Change Triangle to Listen to the Body, Discover Core Emotions, and Connect to Your Authentic Self, Hilary Jacobs Hendel talks about techniques we can use to stay connected to our emotions rather than the traditional therapy model of discussing thoughts and personal histories.

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