It’s high time we put the most enduring myths about human behavior to bed, and see the mind—and the world—as it is.
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How to gain control of your life and live life to the fullest
Diana Raab Ph.D.
Those who have contemplated or attempted suicide often remain under the radar, and suffer a sort of “silent despair.”
Do you feel as if many unfortunate things are happening at once, or that you're having a streak of bad luck? Here's how to navigate times of adversity.
Are there days when you wonder what you're doing here? There are easy ways to figure this out. Try answering a few simple questions.
Have you ever wondered if you can heal yourself or if you are a natural healer? Here are some tips about self-healing and healing others.
Do you feel as if you want more eureka moments? Sometimes they arrive spontaneously, but other times they can be inspired by following a few simple suggestions.
Have you always run from dark or gloomy subjects? Perhaps the month of June is a good time to talk or write about them as a way of healing. Here are some writing prompts to help.
Some activities need more time than others, but practicing breathing exercises can be done anytime.
Are you at a time in your life when you're reflecting on your accomplishments, what life means, and what your future holds? Talking and writing therapy can help your examination.
Have you ever wondered what the difference is between emotional truth and just plain truth? Read here and find out more.
Have you often wondered what inspires poets to write poems? Or why you can relate to some poems, but not others? Learn why poetry can be healing and transformative.
Do you find that your inner critic is stopping you from doing what your heart is telling you to do? There are things you can do to put your inner critic aside. Here are some tips.
Does the idea of sending emails seem to be mundane and not as interesting as sending a letter? February might be a good time to try writing a letter to a loved one.
Have you wondered about those who engage in spiritual bypassing? This post is a summary of John Welwood's work and other musings.
For many, the holidays can be quite stressful, but it's also a good time to take time for yourself. You might want to consider journaling or writing your experiences and feelings.
Research has shown that having gratitude can lead to happiness.
Statistics have shown that more vets die of suicide than in combat. What can we as a society do to help?
Are you feeling stressed with the bustle of your daily life? Maybe it's time for an escape.
Have you wondered what are the benefits of writing? Do you feel better when you write when going through difficult times? Well, studies have shown that writing heals.
Are you wondering why so many people are unhappy? Perhaps part of it has to do with their increased digital connection. Studies have shown that disconnecting may lead to happiness.
September is Suicide Prevention Month, a good time to understand some of the whys of suicide and bring awareness to yourself and your community.
Are you surrounded by people, but still feel lonely? Are there days when you crave solitude? This blog will help you come to terms with it all.
Have you wondered why certain things bother you as an adult? Perhaps they have to do with your wounded inner child. You might consider communicating with him or her.
Do you sometimes ponder what emotional truth is? The fact is that everybody has their own emotional truth, and often it's different. It's important to be aware of your own.
Are you wondering why you're not as happy as you used to be? Maybe it's time to slow down and think about what used to bring you joy.
As we get older we realize that not only are we losing our memories, but the memories of our past become blurry. Here are some tips to help you remember.
The death of Kate Spade has left many baffled. Were there missed messages, and are we privy to any missed messages from our own loved ones?
Has a loved one recently died and you have no idea how to write the eulogy for the memorial? Here are some tips and examples to make the task easier.
Have you always wondered what people mean by shadow work and how you access your shadow? Journaling or writing poetry can be a good way to access and understand your shadow.
Have you wondered why some communities have an increased life span? Well, outside genetics, there are certain characteristics and lifestyles which lend themselves to longevity.
Have you wondered why there's been an increase in teen violence with guns? In addition to increased access to guns, it can also be due to boredom and lack of life passion.
Diana Raab, MFA, Ph.D., is an author, speaker, educator, and survivor. She’s written nine books of nonfiction and poetry, including the recent Writing for Bliss and Writing for Bliss: A Companion Journal.