COVID-19

In an attempt to contain the spread of the coronavirus, public health officials are recommending social distancing, which involves canceling big gatherings and keeping at least six feet away from others who might be sick. The NBA has cancelled the rest of its season,...
Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Body Dysmorphic Disorder

DYSMORPHIC DISORDER   Body Dysmorphic Disorder is a mental disorder where one is unable to stop thinking about one or more perceived defects or flaws in your appearance, flaws that, to others, is either minor or not observable. But the individual may feel so...
Assertiveness and Confidence

Assertiveness and Confidence

Assertiveness   Assertiveness is described as “the quality of being self-assured and confident without being aggressive.”  Reportedly it is a learned skill. What does it take to become assertive? You have to have increased awareness of personal...
Autism is a complex developmental disability.

Autism is a complex developmental disability.

AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER   WHAT CAN WE LEARN? Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD ) is a developmental disability caused by a brain abnormality.  This means that no two people with autism will have exactly the same signs or symptoms. Each individual experiences...