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Mar 29, 2019

In today's world, most of us experience a greater perceived polarization than at any time in memory. But are we more polarized than during the Vietnam War and the CivilRights Movement? What about the Macarthy Era and the "search for communists in the US? And how 'bout during the Civil War? 

That said we often see those...

Mar 22, 2019

Sleep is something that every human being on the planet does every day. We complain about not getting enough or some individuals getting too much. Some people say they can survive on very little sleep while others say they can't function without 7 or 8 hours. But how many of us really know what is therapeutic about...

Doing vs. Being

Mar 20, 2019

Doing or Being


Life has intruded in a big way this past week.  The flurry of things that demanded attention ranged from the serious and sad to the shallow and profane.  A friend who had no real warning went into a coma and died within a week.  She did not have a chance to contemplate her death nor prepare for it in an...

Mar 15, 2019

We continue the discussion about traumatic stress and discuss simple things that people can do to counteract the effects. 

Mar 8, 2019

What is traumatic stress and how is it different than regular stress or even anxiety? This episode of Psych with Mike we discuss this topic and explore how traumatic stress happens, how it works and how to deal with it. Here is a good resource on the subject to supplement today's conversation.