Our souls are yearning for us to slow down. “More and more of us are looking for peace and calm in our crazy-busy lives,” notes Barbara Fordyce, clinical psychologist and operator of Barbara Fordyce & Associates Comprehensive Psychological Services.
More people are obese now than ever before. The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey found that 39.6 percent of adults and 18.5 percent of children were considered obese in 2015-16, which is the most recent year that figures are available. It’s the highest percentage ever documented by the survey.
Chances are, someone you love is struggling with mental health issues. About 1 in 5 Americans will experience mental illness in a given year, and more than 50 percent of Americans will be diagnosed with a mental illness or disorder at some point in their lives, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.