If You Experienced

Did you know that if as a child you experienced emotional, physical, or sexual abuse; emotional or physical neglect; or were exposed to household substance abuse, mental illness, incarceration, separation or divorce, that you are at an increase of almost anything bad you can imagine? In fact, if you experience more than three of these,…

State of Mind

A Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania study found that coloring, drawing, and doodling make us feel more relaxed because they activate the prefrontal cortex, which helps control the brain’s reward pathways and contributes to our emotions, decision-making capabilities, and motivation. In this study, the participants were given paper and markers and instructed to doodle in several…