How Does Music Affect Emotions?

How Does Music Affect Emotions?

By Reuben Brody for Just Mind It’s 7:00 AM. Your alarm is alerting you that you need to get out of bed. But you’re not feeling it. You drag yourself to the bathroom. The light is bright. You wash, brush teeth, brush hair, and deodorize. You look back at your bed; it beckons. Static builds […]

Emotion Icebergs

Emotion Icebergs

By Emily Stone When an individual comes to see me for therapy, I often give an assessment that gives us a snapshot of what is going on for him or her internally right at that moment. People experiencing depression usually are surprised to discover that they score high on anger or aggression, or both. I’m […]

Is Breathing Deeply Good for You?

Is Breathing Deeply Good for You?

By Reuben Brody Even the Navy SEALs use breathwork to self-regulate. “The cold is the greatest teacher,” says Wim Hof. Then he plunges into a frozen lake and swims under the ice for three to five minutes without taking a breath. Wim has also climbed Everest in swim trunks, surmounted Mount Sniezka in Poland in […]