Kathleen M. Pike, PhD

Year: 2018

The Downside to Fostering Resilience

Some individuals are exceptionally resilient. When life knocks them down, they bounce back quickly. They refuse to let failure or hurt or loss overwhelm them.  Instead, they cope and adapt and forge on. They inspire

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Antipodal Mental Health

Stand up straight. Plant your feet.  Now imagine drilling from your toes, straight through the exact center of the earth and across to the other side.  When you reach the point on the earth diametrically

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Gut Feelings

Over 2500 years ago, Hippocrates declared, “All diseases begin in the gut.” All? Doubtful. Some? For sure.  Mental illness? Maybe. Modern science suggests that the gut and the brain are more intimately connected than we ever imagined.

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Hundred Acre Wood

Lots of people flew to sandy Caribbean beaches or snowy alpine resorts for the holidays. Those in the southern hemisphere didn’t have to travel far for warm, sunny, and leisurely days. I stayed home and

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