By Cody Pickett When you hear the word “cleanse,” most people picture a five-gallon pitcher of lemon juice with cayenne pepper and crushed ginger that they must guzzle for three days while fasting. It’s a pretty bleak image, not to mention an unhealthy one. There’s little scientific evidence that ‘detoxing’ does anything other make you…

Most believe that happiness is one of the primary purposes of life, but there are varied theories on how to experience the most happiness. This topic is intriguing to me, so I did a little research into various beliefs about happiness. I was fascinated by the findings of a psychologist named Thomas Gilovich, who found…

by Terrin Parker My family and I recently moved. When we attended church on Sunday, they passed around a “getting to know you” form for new congregants to complete. I inked in my replies, then paused when I got to the line which read: “Talents, hobbies, and interests.” Hmm. Well, I used to play the…

By Riverside Medical Arts Staff With each New Year comes resolutions, and our minds wander to the thought of “New Year, New You!” Maybe you want to manage your time better, exercise more, or even eat healthier. Have you ever considered that a “New You” can come from having your hormones checked? If you are one…

By Chad D. Olson, LMFT The New Year is about fresh starts and new beginnings. This New Year, I want you to consider anyone who you haven’t forgiven. Is there anyone who has hurt you in some way? Are you are still holding onto the pain caused by another’s actions? Do you resent or wish revenge…

By Dustin Schofield More Americans are facing rising caregiver costs. The financial challenge of caring for an aging parent can also create caregiver stress. Don’t allow caring for an aging parent or spouse to become a crisis. Nearly 10 million adults over the age of 50 provide care or financial support for aging parents. Their ranks…

By Dixie Applied Technology College Staff As we enter this wonderful holiday season, where gratitude and generosity are heightened, we look a little more deeply into the corners of our souls as well as the depths of our wallets. We want to do a little more. We want to give a little more. It’s important…

By Kristy Ann Pike Popular music isn’t always a great source of wisdom, but in at least one case, Elvis got it right: there is such a thing as a “Blue Christmas.” “The holiday blues are absolutely real,” confirmed Jaime Bacon, Licensed Clinical Social Worker at Intermountain Psychiatry and Counseling in St. George. “Many of…