Depression: What You Need to Know

This free eBook provides an overview on depression. Depression, also called “depressive disorder” or “clinical depression,” is a common but serious mood disorder that causes severe symptoms that can affect how you feel, think, and handle daily activities, such as sleeping, eating, or working. The eBook contains information on the signs and symptoms of depression, […]

Junk

Junk has become ubiquitous in America today. Who doesn’t have a basement, attic, closet, or storage unit filled with stuff too good to throw away? Or, more accurately, stuff you think is too good to throw away. When journalist and author Alison Stewart was confronted with emptying her late parents’ overloaded basement, a job that […]

The Psychobiotic Revolution

Written by the leading researchers in the field, this information-rich guide to improving your mood explains how gut health drives psychological well-being, and how depression and anxiety can be relieved by adjusting your intestinal bacteria. This groundbreaking book explains the revolutionary new science of psychobiotics and the discovery that your brain health and state of […]

It’s Not All in Your Head

Where do you go for help when no one believes you’re really sick? The doctors can’t explain your symptoms, but you know there’s something wrong because you can sense it in your body. Living with the specter of an unresolved health issue isn’t just painful, it’s isolating. The preoccupation and stress it causes can disrupt […]

The Misleading Mind

Buddhism asserts that we each have the potential to free ourselves from the prison of our problems. As practiced for more than twenty-six hundred years, the process involves working with, rather than against, our depression, anxiety, and compulsions. We do this by recognizing the habitual ways our minds perceive and react — the way they […]

Gender Born, Gender Made

A groundbreaking guide to caring for children who live outside binary gender boxes We are only beginning to understand gender. Is it inborn or learned? Can it be chosen—or even changed? Does it have to be one or the other? These questions may seem abstract—but for parents whose children live outside of gender “norms,” they […]

(Re)placing Ourselves in Nature

This research considers a person’s ontological fabric woven from experiences of and in (trans)formative childhood and adolescent places through three conceptual frameworks: complexity theory, endogeny, and i/Indigenous ways of knowing. By re-visiting the (trans)formative places of four exemplary citizens with them, creating an interactive website and iBook, and exploring ten online public participants’ posts, I […]