Misinformation nation: How false news can influence us mentally and emotionally

Misinformation can come in many forms; but at its core, it’s a biased, skewed, or flat-out wrong representation of a current event or subject of public interest. This sort of unscrupulous journalism mostly concerns politics. Outside influences are partially to blame for our susceptibility to misinformation. Our bodies experience a…

Online Counseling Question: Is it bad to watch the news during COVID-19? (Video)

Click here to schedule online counseling at Thriveworks. Hi. My name is Ashley Costello and I’m a Licensed Clinician at Thriveworks Richmond. So the question is, “Is it bad to watch the news during COVID-19?” Well, like many mental health answers, yes and no, depending on your situation. Here are three examples…

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