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5 Ways to Be Happier and More Present
Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed by negative thoughts and feelings? Do they appear as uninvited guests when you least expect it?
I’m Not Broken, and Neither Are You
I used to have this secret practice of investigating the DSM - the Diagnostic Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders - and checking that I had all the problems in the book.
When Self-Help Doesn’t Help: Doing What’s Best for You
Are you a consumer of self-help books, blogs and articles? Do you enjoy having the latest advice from this “expert” or this “guru”?
Creating Lasting Happiness and Filling the Void Within
I don't care what you do or what you become as long as you're happy. Just have fun. This has been a good goal for my mother for the rest of my life. Or just an example of his unconditional love, and it’s a wonderful request when you think about it, and something I didn’t seem to be. In the end, I failed because I was unhappy.
How to Get Your Joy and Vitality Back When You’ve Been Depressed
We all have this picture of what depression looks like. He is a person who looks surprised and sour. Rain is often involved. It's dark. Cloudy. It's stressful.
Finding a Window of Opportunity When Life Closes a Door
"Why don't you just take a swim?" asked the doctor. I was in my twenties, having one idea in pursuit of a dance career, visiting a doctor about a violent tendinitis that forced me to leave my place at Juilliard School in New York City.
Why We Should Look Forward to More of Each Day
For many of us the middle day involves a mixture of things we both wish and expect. Looking forward to coffee in the morning, we regret that we have to go to work; we look forward to coming home at the end of the day, we don't like that we have to wash clothes.
A Beginner’s Guide To Trying New Things
I agree: I was afraid to try yoga for the first time. I know, I know, it’s not a bungee overflow or a glide in the sky, activities that allow for a certain amount of fear. In fact, yoga appears to have been relatively mild. But I was still scared.