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Solutions for coping with mental illness during the holidays

Hi everyone! Here is a very interesting article from healthyplace.com about coping with mental illness during the holidays. It talks about a variety of topics including: -Being estranged from family and friends resulting in loneliness during the holiday season. -Having an eating disorder and having to face the issue head-on during family gatherings and parties that center around food. -Dealing with alcoholism or...

Open Life’s Flow with Gratitude, An Article by Dianne Eppler

Happy Monday everyone!   With this week being Thanksgiving week, I wanted to share an article with you that came to me in a newsletter that I thought would be appropriate for the Thanksgiving-theme. The article is by Dianne Eppler and is entitled 'Open Life's Flow with Gratitude." This article is brief yet eye-opening and draws attention to some easy mistakes that we all can...

Why Do We Cry When We’re Happy?

Why Do We Cry When We're Happy? Sad tears. Frustrated tears. Stressed tears. But happy tears? Published on August 29, 2013 by Jordan Gaines Lewis in Brain Babble 0 inShare   It's been awhile, Brain Babble-ers. But I have an excuse! A good one, I swear! I got married to the love of my life on August 10—who I, of course, met in a neuroscience lab a few years ago. Something inexplicable...

Experience Boundless Love, Compassion, Wisdom, and Grace

Happy Monday Bloggers! I love this newsletter and wanted to share it with you all today! Especially the "Insights From the Edge" section! This week's interview is an excellent discussion of what's going on in the brain when we experience various emotions, including how and why we get "triggered", and how we can "rewire" our responses and reactivities, in order to...

Healing the Cycles that Tear Couples Apart

Happy Tuesday! I have helped many different types of couples at all stages in life, and I've that many couples find themselves locked in a negative communication loop at some point in their relationship. Today I am sharing an article with you on some of the negative behavior patterns that many couples experience. If a couple is serious about staying together,...

Why Our Thoughts Are Not Real…? An Article by Nancy Colier

Happy Monday everyone! Check out this "mind-blowing" article to start your week off! It is one of the top-trending articles this week and I just love sharing interesting topics that really get people thinking! Check out the article below and see what you think: Why Our Thoughts Are Not Real One physical world, but billions of different internal worlds. Published on August 23, 2013...

Back to School, Back to Anxiety

With summer winding down, and the school year getting ready to start, children of all ages may experience some type of anxiety. This is completely normal for kids, and there are ways of handling it and helping them prepare for the beginning of the school year. This article from Psychology Today, 'Back to School Anxiety Solutions, a Q and A...