A kaleidoscope of emotions colors your world each day, influencing your perceptions, decisions, and behaviors. Understanding how your emotions impact your choices helps you navigate life with more clarity of mind and greater resilience than being at the whim of fleeting emotions. So, what exactly are emotions? And how do they work?
Maintaining your physical environment can contribute positively to the chain of wellbeing that ultimately benefits both your body and mind. Whether you’re fighting the post-holiday clutter or just looking for a fresh start to the year, here are some tips to renew your surroundings, declutter your mental space, and bring intention back into your home.
The Hallmark movies portraying a picturesque scene of serene family get-togethers can leave you pining for a joyful reunion over the holidays. But real families are much messier than perfectly scripted movies depict. By heading into the event with strategies to manage difficult moments, you can better enjoy and appreciate the time spent together.
In the past, bullies had limited access to your time and emotional energy. Harassment was confined to school halls, the street, or the office, and home was a safe haven for many. Today, a type of bullying exists that isn’t as obvious as being excluded from a lunch table or being criticized in the hallways. With the advent of technology and the Internet came the rise of cyberbullying.
“Are you thinking about suicide?” this may be the hardest question you ask a loved one. Conversations about suicide can feel awkward and difficult; it’s a heavy topic to broach. No one wants to imagine their friend or loved one is struggling, unable to see a way out, and considering ending their life. Talking about suicide may never be an easy conversation, but it can be a life-saving one.