Our eyes, gestures, and tone bring us together in a more profound way than words alone. It’s why we look hopefully toward the return of in-person, face-to-face connection.
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Beverly D. Flaxington
Before you agree to embark on any self-help or change effort, be sure you are willing to clearly identify what you hope to see happen as a result of the process.
Labels are by definition judgments.
My daughter will go on to do great things, but what a burden we have placed on her shoulders to ask these questions now.
While quarantined, there are lessons to be learned that we can carry forward even after the severe crisis has passed.
What can you do to strengthen your empathy muscle while waiting for “normal” to return?
It’s important during these times to take care of yourself—mentally, emotionally, and physically.
Why removing the word “balance” from your vocabulary could be the best self-help thing you do!
Most people who have been emotionally abused start to believe it is them. It is not.
Negative self-talk doesn’t just stay in your mind, it often leads to actions you might sometimes regret. How can you break the cycle?
Research tells us that most people will fizzle out on their New Year’s resolutions by mid-February. How can you avoid becoming part of the statistics?
To truly make the shift you desire, you must change your way of thinking about the shift you need to make.
What if this year you could give yourself a very special personal gift? It’s the gift of peace.
How to survive—and even thrive.
As I approach a significant birthday in early November and think about the advice I often give to my own children, I also think about the younger me.
Hypnosis sounds like such a scary thing to many people.
You can’t change what happened. But you can take charge of your ruminating mind to change your present—and your future.
How do we forge connection in a disconnected world? It isn’t as easy as holding hands and saying that you love everyone.
The problem with seeking balance is that life ebbs and flows.
The scars of emotional abuse are often unseen—until they rear themselves with outbursts of anger, sadness, or depression.
I rely this entire scenario to show that people have different opinions about what it means to be “good with money”.
There is no greater gift you can give to another person than staying focused on them, working to understand them, and actually putting aside what you’d like to say and do.
What do you do if you are a parent who gets triggered and struggles to control your negative emotions?
Every experience you have in life is filtered through your understanding, belief system, and set of likes and dislikes.
If you are experiencing your life as running you, rather than you deciding what’s important and where to spend your precious time, consider some of these tips.
So, each of us matters and each of our actions is a single grain of sand. You have to choose each day what sort of sand you will sift, and what you will contribute to the balance.
Both matter. Both contribute. Both have a role to play. The important thing is to know your style.
Why do certain people drive you crazy?
Are we destined to become our parents?
“Saving for a rainy day.” “A penny saved is a penny earned.” “The best things in life are free.” “You can’t take it with you.” There are many adages around saving and spending,
One of the great things about being a perpetual student of life is that if you are open to learning, you can find life lessons everywhere.
Beverly D. Flaxington teaches at Suffolk University.