Why Daydreaming Is So Good For You

Often derided and the topic of many a teacher’s report card comment daydreaming, or mind-wandering, is generally seen as an undesirable activity, especially among school-age children from whom the education system demands unrelenting focus. “Monica likes to daydream,” notes home to my Mom would read. “I do wonder what she is thinking about.” And yet, … Read more

Adding Exercise to Therapy May Make It More Effective

At True Mind + Body, a mental-health clinic in Northbrook, Ill., therapy goes way beyond the couch. Adult clients can book “walk-and-talk” sessions with a therapist, working through their problems while strolling in the fresh air (or on a treadmill, if bad weather demands it). Or, they can sign up for in-house yoga classes that … Read more