Easter and the Brain: Why we can’t get Enough Chocolate?

By Carissa Weber Today was a beautiful and gorgeous day in Wisconsin for Easter! Hey, any Easter without snow is a good Easter, am I right? Along with that beautiful weather and excited kids, came along my love-hate relationship with chocolate. So many of us have favorite foods around the holidays, but not many peopleContinue reading “Easter and the Brain: Why we can’t get Enough Chocolate?”

The brain and mental health: a basic breakdown (literally and figuratively)

By Carissa Weber, MA, LPC, CSAC The statistics still shock me: it is estimated that 1 out of 4 adults struggle with at least one mental health disorder at any given time.  At least this is what John Hopkins Hospital said in 2019 before the world was beset with a massive pandemic, financial crisis, andContinue reading “The brain and mental health: a basic breakdown (literally and figuratively)”