I’ve become increasingly troubled by proponents of mindfulness. From companies touting meditation as a means to help workers deal with unpleasant work situations instead of addressing the root causes of the workers’ dissatisfaction, to therapists who position meditation as a mea…
In measuring whether or not the occurrence of bipolar episodes increases with age, the age the disorder first appears is more important than the effect…
George Hofmann
It all starts with Santa Claus. Like most kids, I declared a belief in him longer than I actually did believe in him for fear of not getting as many, o…
George Hofmann
I used to write a blog for Psych Central. Often I wrote about living well with mental illness and detailed how one can use meditation, movement and mea…
George Hofmann
The lasting legacy of 2020 and 2021 may be the loss of confidence in individual human potential. As many take sides in countless debates, finding refug…
George Hofmann
Many of us are vaccinated but still unsure of what constitutes safe or risky behavior. Others worry about effects of the vaccine and doubt they’ll even…
George Hofmann
Now that many of us have been exposed to seeing doctors and therapists on Zoom, we have to decide if this technology driven delivery of mental healthca…
George Hofmann
45% of all older people who commit suicide visit their primary care physician within one month of their death. While the suicide rate increases with ag…
George Hofmann
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