Essential Anxiety Cure Taught by Children

This is in response to a reader who asked why children seem to be able to bounce back from stress better than adults.

Nine Types of Love

Cats may have nine lives. Humans have nine loves. In fact, we can benefit from all nine of these types of love.

Why Do I Care What People Think?

Maslow said, "Sick people are made sick by a sick culture; healthy people are made possible by a healthy culture." Here's a test to help you discern your best road to health.

Are Women any Safer being Feminine?

This post is in response to the number of hostile comments to my post on Fear Behind Women in Power. Unfortunately, gender inequality issues persist regardless of poltical parties.

12 Keys to Love in the New Year

It's OK to kiss your partner during a fight.

Why is Child Abuse on the Rise?

Child abuse is back on the rise. It's not from who you think it is...

The Fear Behind Women in Power

With a woman running for president, what kind of differences do women bring to leadership? How far have women come and where are women's rights headed?

Recovery From Bullying Is a Lifelong Process

Bullying happens anywhere and at any time in life. It has long-term effects and touches everyone—from the victim to the onlooker and the bully. Learn myths and what you can do.

Baby Boomers Have Shorter Lifespans

While increasing numbers of the Great Generation are living past 100, Baby Boomers are facing earlier deaths at alarming rates, making Millennials the largest population group.

Twelve Surprising Results that Lead to Finding “Balance”

Years of research revealed twelve areas of life that need attention for balance and health. Which of these areas of your life are neglected or overdeveloped?

The 7 Rules for Texting in Relationships

The largest part of communication is non-verbal, so no wonder text wars ensue in relationships. Here a a few do's and don't to preserve your relationships (at work and home).

Food Allergies & Mental Health Misdiagnoses

The journey to finding the right diet that works for you can be long and laborious. Worse, it will impact your physical and mental health. Learn YOUR personal foods needs.

Attainable New Year's Resolutions

The top 2015 list of resolutions were general failures. Here's how to make resolutions that work--and that ultimately make you intrinsically happier. Marilyn Monroe got it.

You Can't Rush Grief

The biggest myth about grief is that acceptance is the end of the road, the solution, the place where pain doesn’t exist.

The Seeds that Give Birth to Terrorism

In a terrorist-filled society, here are some things to help in understanding its origins and what can possibly be done. Is the future worth it?

Two Serious Issues New Therapists Miss

Depression rates for American adults increased from 3.33 percent to 7.06 percent from 1991 through 2002 and is considered a worldwide epidemic by the World Health Organization. Highly comorbid with this are two serious issues (suicide and addiction) that therapists often miss.

Basics of Getting Beyond Trauma

Three debilitating things that can happen in a traumatic event. With any complex issue, there are a host of solutions that equal in complexity. This article is going to focus on one, and often missed, solution.

How to Resolve a Misundertanding

When mindreading doesn’t work, what can you do to improve your communication and lessen misunderstandings?

Releasing Constipated Grief

Chronic complaining is one of the many side effects of constipated grief. Sometimes people have cumulative grief from traumas and losses that have piled up. They are deep storehouses of pain that the person hasn’t been able to fully process or release, so they get clogged up.

The Dark Side of Deadlines

In our fast-paced, Internet-speed culture, we have become deadline-oriented and the costs are truly alarming. Not only does putting off a task until its deadline create stress, researchers found it also kills brain cells, lessens creativity, and that the associated stress can have a debilitating effect on one’s health. Here are some solutions to help.

Break the Self-Betrayal Habit

People generally fear the disapproval of others—society, family, a first crush, bullies, or fear being different and alone. To compensate, sometimes people will work harder to acquire money and possessions, sex, love, food, alcohol, drugs, constant relocating and starting over, and/or isolating. Here is what you can do to identify and heal the source so many bad habits.

Signs You're Taken for Granted

Don't settle. Love exists. Test to tell if you're not getting the nurturing you need.

Find Joy in Any Job

Did our parents accidentally mess us up by asking what we want to be when we grew up?

Intimacy in Bedroom Improves with Age

Sex with the wrong partner can have deleterious effects on your self-esteem. Learn the four keys to an awesome sex life.

Time Heals

We have everything inside of us and around us that can facilitate our healing (emotional and physical). All we need is to tap into a different kind of time frequency.

8 Ways to Talk to Difficult People

Dealing with difficult people? Want to keep smooth relationships with in-laws, family and co-workers? Desperately want to stop overreacting and losing your cool with your partner? Read this post to learn advanced ninja people skills, so you can keep your cool with even the most challenging encounters.

How to Get the Respect You Secretly Crave

People often crave and desire respect and love from others, yet often go about getting it in destructive ways. Motivated by fear and stress, they perpetuate the very behaviors that reinforce their misery. Uncover the process of healing and inner power that brings you healthy love and respect.

To Thine Own Self Be Who? Part III

Fear lies at the base of anxiety and most conflicts. Fear can drive our choices in relationships and careers. There are 9 main dominant fears that drive personalities (often unconsciously). Find out your type with remedies that will empower and inspire you.

To Thine Own Self Be Who? Part II

Some people are always early while others seem to run perpetually late. Is one really better than the other? Find the secrets to your personal temperament style and how it affects your work and relationships with others...and be sure to be true to yourself because mimicking what works for someone else may not be your recipe for success.

To Thine Own Self Be Who? (Part 1)

Take this test to find out of you could benefit from counseling right now.

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