To Our Patients With Gratitude

I am struck by the patience, strength, and determined spirits in you, our patients. As Thanksgiving passes and we dive into the busy holiday season, I am grateful for the opportunity to learn from and to grow with you. The Covid-19 situation hit us hard. We hear every day about the rising number of infections,

Election Anxiety

If you are wondering why you might be feeling more stressed out or anxious, realize that you are not alone. What you are experiencing could be a symptom of “Election Stress Disorder.” To provide more perspective, according to the Harris Poll on behalf of the American Psychological Association (APA), 68% of U.S. adults report the


Loneliness was a societal problem within the U.S. even before the pandemic entered our lives earlier this year. Our sense of social connectedness is an important factor to our overall mental well-being; isolation can breed depression and anxiety. Social interactions have been shown to affect the reward pathways in our brains. Oxytocin, a hormone involved