March 1, 2019

We celebrate the incredible accomplishments and achievements of women who have contributed to our history, culture and society, as well as the strides made by women today. Our ancestors and role models paved the way for us to excel, stri...

June 11, 2018

My heart and soul hurts at the frequent news stories related to suicide. The media has focused on the latest two celebrities who ended their life this past week ˗ Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. To the world, they seemed to have it all; apparently for them, it was all...

June 23, 2016

"My name is Dr. Darlene Powell Garlington, and I am a licensed clinical psychologist. Like everyone else, I have endured difficult times in my private life, but I was sorely tested when I went through a very traumatic — and public — experience that threatened to destro...

April 18, 2016

It takes strength to say “I need help,” but you should consider it as a sign of devotion to your family and yourself. Too many fear the stigma of seeking mental health care. Concerns vary from appearing weak, to fearing adverse impact on one's career, losing self-respe...

January 3, 2016

The NEW YEAR is a perfect time to resolve to make some personal changes.

We say that we want to change certain behaviors or attitudes  ̶  but do we really?
Although we find inconsistencies in who we want to be, and how we actually behave, how do we begin to become...

November 22, 2015


The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, not to anticipate the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.~Buddha


We often spend too much time regretting the past or worrying about the fu...

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