Decision Fatigue

Submitted by Allison Allen So, I’ve been noticing something recently. My previously maybe-not-perfect-but pretty-dang-good decision making regarding COVID has been slipping a bit. I’m still wearing masks in public places, washing hands, etc. But at times, around friends and family, I will admit I have taken some unwarranted risks. This in itself is of course…

Awe

Submitted by Allison Allen So, I recently read about a little study which I found just fascinating, and so I am returning to a topic I wrote about once before – Awe. As review (though I know you don’t need one, right?) awe is basically a feeling of being small compared to something bigger than…

Your Health is Essential

NorthLakes Community Clinic has a suggestion for something you can do to “get back to normal”, which is something that everyone is hoping for, right? Here it is: Go see your doctor. Go see the dentist. Make those chiropractic visits. Have a session with your therapist. Maintain your care. This is something that people have…

Our Commitment to Addiction

Submitted by Brenda Goettl, CSW, CSAC, ICS, LPC COVID-19 has turned many of our lives upside down. Perhaps one of the most vulnerable and hard hit communities is those who are in Recovery. But, this message isn’t about the devastating impact isolation and fear can have on those in recovery. It is about a message…

Multidisciplinary Chronic Pain Group

The Multidisciplinary Chronic Pain Group is an 8-week virtual group for people living with chronic pain conditions and looking for approaches beyond medication.Group members are expected to participate in all sessions for maximum benefit. Each session will feature a presentation and discussion with a different chronic pain specialist working in the Hayward area: Physiatry (rehabilitation…