a woman lies on the couch after experiencing compassion fatigue

Compassion Fatigue

According to the National Alliance for Caregiving, over 40 million people in the United States provided unpaid care to a family member with a chronic health condition over the last year. This type of unpredictable, often intense and emotional care can create undue stress in the caregiver and up until recently was described as “secondary…

a woman outside learning does exercise help with depression

Does Exercise Help With Depression? What Science Says

About 350 million people around the world suffer from depression. Increasingly, medical professionals are concluding that mental health and physical health are connected. As such, many depression sufferers have turned to alternative therapies for relief. More specifically, it causes many to ask the question: Does exercise help with depression? Recent studies suggest that it’s a…