Toxic Positivity

“Think positive” sounds like a nice piece of advice to give to someone going through a difficult time. We mean well when we give it but actually it can sometimes be more harmful than helpful.

Imagine going through a really difficult...

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Unleash Your Inner Control Freak

A “control freak” is not something that one would typically want to be. But I think there is one instance in which we should all strive to be one.

When it comes to stress management, it is of utmost importance that we take control of...

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Emotional Agility

Have you ever tried to word something but you just can’t seem to formulate the words into sentences?

Well, that was my problem with writing this article.

And then I found a YouTube video that said what I was trying to say.

Susan David shares...

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Holiday Stress

The holidays are just around the corner and, for some (or maybe most) people, that means holiday stress. 

But what is that, really?

Well, technically, “the holidays” themselves don’t cause you stress. The stress you...

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Are You Resigned to Stress?

I stumbled across an article posted in 2014 by the Heartmath Institute. Although the article is nearly 10 years old, the information remains crucial in our pursuit of living lives of less stress and more happiness. I strongly believe more people...

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Hidden Stress

When I have to remember to bring something somewhere in a day or two, I leave it in the way, like on the way to the door so that I have to step over it in order to not forget it when I leave. Sometimes, I get so used to stepping over it, I get so...

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Choosing Happiness

In his book, The Untethered Soul, Michael Singer says that “you really only have one choice in this life, and it’s not about your career, whom you want to marry, or whether you want to seek God. People tend to burden themselves with so...

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3 P's of Pessimism

I used to think it was as simple as “pessimists see the glass as half empty and optimists see the glass as half full". But I learned that there’s more to it. The following is information taken from Mind Over Medicine, written by...

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Why Not Celebrate?

I like making to-do lists of things to do in a day. It helps me organize my thoughts and helps me see my productivity for the day.

Sometimes there’s a lot on there. And I try my hardest (…ok, maybe not always “my hardest”,...

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What We Resist Persists

Okay, so I’ve been trying to find a way to describe a certain concept for quite some time now. And I haven’t been able to so eloquently word it as Father Richard Rohr wrote in his daily email one of the days this week.

Here’s...

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