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By Russell C. Smith and Michael Foster
Situations change when you get a dialogue going.
Music, Wellness and You
By Kimberly Sena Moore Ph.D.
How you can use music to live a better life
Gardening for the Soul
By Nancy Berns Ph.D.
When you lose your zest for life, how do you get it back?
Develop Radical Self-Value
By Steven Stosny, Ph.D.
A radical prescription for personal, and world, peace.
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By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
A healthy dose of self-compassion can give your motivation a boost.
Learning to Be Self-ish
By Michael J Formica MS, MA, EdM
From Self-Indulgence to Self-Nurturing
By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D.
Can self-indulgence be a kind of self-medication?
5 Tips for Handling a Bad Mood
By Toni Bernhard J.D.
Five suggestions for how to skillfully handle a bad mood
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By William R. Klemm Ph.D.
But don't rely on red wine as a meaningful source
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By Rod Judkins M.A., RCA
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By Amelia Aldao Ph.D.
And why it matters.
Be True to Yourself
By Robert Evans Wilson Jr.
Playing football to impress girls put me in the hospital
The Fully Expressed Life
By Katherine Ramsland Ph.D.
Identifying that thing that will grow your potential offers multiple benefits.
Probing Questions Worth Asking Yourself
By Marty Nemko Ph.D.
Your honest answers to these self-appraisal questions could change your life.
Thirteen Small Decisions That Will Ease Anxiety
By Meg Selig
These 13 soothing strategies will melt away worry.
Panic Attacks Are Puzzles
By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
When intense fear with no apparent cause suddenly overwhelms you, try this.
Back-to-School: Parenting Strategies to Avoid Burnout
By Kate Roberts Ph.D.
Parents and students need to pace their energy to last for the long school year.
Seven Types of Self-Care Activities for Coping with Stress
By Barbara Markway Ph.D.
Try these simple self-care activities to cope with stress.
Looking for an Escape? The Impulse to Run Away from It All
By Julie J. Exline Ph.D.
That desire to get away can contain vital messages about self-care.
Preventing Mom Meltdowns and Dad Detonations
By Eileen Kennedy-Moore Ph.D.
Six ways to stay calm in tough parenting moments.
3 Reasons You’re So Angry
By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
Learn mindfulness and become emotionally free.
Embrace Your Real Self by Conquering Your Inner Critic
By Lisa Firestone Ph.D.
What if the worst enemy we face is the one residing inside ourselves?
The Seven Habits of Highly Emotionally Healthy People
By Guy Winch Ph.D.
6. Identify self-defeating behaviors, and defeat them.
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