Trouble Controlling Uncomfortable Thoughts or Emotions?

As human beings, we all get to experience emotional discomfort such as anxiety, anger, depression, helplessness or guilt. Emotional discomfort is something that is to a large degree outside of our control as human beings.  Life will bring all...

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Coping With Grief

COPING WITH GRIEF Coping with loss is inevitable at some point in our lives. Grief can be confusing, overwhelming, and exhausting with no time line or exact formula to tell you what to do. It is challenging because of the...

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Mindfulness and Music

Of all the things that can draw our attention, we pay relatively little attention to the now. Rather, our attention is directed towards the past or the future. As we are taking a shower in the morning, we rarely...

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Understanding ADHD and Some Tips to Help

What is ADHD? Attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurobehavioral disorder that affects about three to five percent of American children and adults. ADHD is usually diagnosed in childhood, and the condition can continue into the adult years. Many individuals...

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Men and Depression

In men, depression can be a serious yet treatable condition. According to statistics, around six million men suffer from depression each year. Included in these sobering statistics is the fact that men suffering from depression are four times more...

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Improving Your Mood with Music

Do you have a favorite song that as soon as you hear it you can't help but smile, no matter what kind of day you're having? Aside from having a great melody, the lyrics of a song can help...

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The Art of Forgiveness

For many people, forgiving someone for a transgression is not an easy thing to do. Contrary to popular belief, forgiveness is not about condoning or excusing the other person’s behavior or forgetting the wrongdoing. It is a shift in...

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The Practice of Mindful Acceptance

  When we experience emotional pain, such as a “broken heart” after the death of a loved one or loss of a relationship, it is natural and even necessary to feel such pain in order to heal and go on...

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