Equality vs. Equity

Equality vs. Equity

Many people would say that treating people equally is fair. Equality is important, but it is not always fair. Equity means fairness. Let’s put this into perspective. A turtle and …

Reporting Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Reporting Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

In this era of the #MeToo movement, increasing numbers of women and men are reporting sexual harassment in the workplace. Sexual harassment is legally defined as unwelcome acts of either …

Things To Do In Chicago This Summer

Things To Do In Chicago This Summer

Days are longer in the summer, providing more opportunity for leaving your house and spending time in the community. Social connection is a wonderful coping strategy for mental illness, especially …

Healthy Mind Diet

Her Hope Behavioral Health

These days everyone is overwhelmed – the tasks we take on as adults in order to make a life for ourselves can cause anxiety and sleepless nights.  Yet, with a …

Codependency

Counseling-Speaks

Do you feel like you apologize too much for what you say or do? Do you tend to think of others more than yourself? These traits sound like they would …

Self Care In Winter

Counseling-Speaks-Chicago

Winter can be a difficult and long season to endure. Days are shorter and sunlight is scarce. Outdoor activities require more clothing and preparation. For many people, these can cause …

Surviving The Holidays

Surviving The Holidays

The holidays are a time full of cheer, happiness and excitement. A time to deck the halls, make merry with friends and family, and celebrate all the joys of the …