Empowering vs. Enabling

What is the difference between enabling and empowering?

May 30

Categories: Positive Psychology

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Why Millennials Are Lonely

Loneliness appears most prevalent among millennials - and there are two compounding explanations.

May 29

Categories: Depression, Friendships

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Toxic friend or just the product of a toxic environment?

Our earliest family patterns affect social connections in adulthood - a phenomenon known as foundational 'attachment theory'. Here are the four main types of attachment styles, as well as examples of and ways to respond to such adult behavior.

May 27

Categories: Codependency / Dependency, Friendships, Relationships & Marriage

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Are You Codependent or Just Caring?

Here are some signposts of possible codependent tendencies.

May 26

Categories: Codependency / Dependency

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Genetic evidence of PTSD heritability

The first molecular genetic evidence that genetic influences play a role in the risk of getting Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) after trauma has been gained by a new study.

May 26

Categories: Complex PTSD, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / ...

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Helping kids understand frightening events

Stop, look, and listen.

May 25

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Child Development, Post Traumatic ...

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Is happiness a choice?

Shawn Anchor and Michelle Gielan on choosing happiness.

May 25

Categories: Happiness

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Why do people lie?

While everybody lies, few are actually aware of why they do it and how destructive it can be. The answer to the question "Why do people lie?" essentially depends on the motivations of the liar.

May 24

Categories: Infidelity, Self-Esteem, Trust Issues

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How to be with sadness

Our friends, family members, and colleagues get sad from time to time. That is part of life. Here are some helpful guidelines for how to be there for someone in the midst of sadness or grief.

May 23

Categories: Bereavement, Grief, Loss, Bereavement

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Introverts use more concrete language than extraverts

Do you know that the use of language can reveal information about your personality type?

May 23

Categories: Other

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To find the right person, BE the right person

It is difficult - if not impossible - to find true love and true friendship until we love ourselves and are a friend to ourselves first. Here are five ways to cultivate a relationship with yourself today.

May 22

Categories: Happiness, Self-Care / Self Compassion, Self-Confidence, Self-Love

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Four elements of Forgiveness

What does it take to forgive?

May 20

Categories: Forgiveness

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The 5 stages of grieving

The grieving process takes time.

May 20

Categories: Grief, Loss, Bereavement

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6 Ways to Stay Grounded in Times of Overwhelm

Here are six strategies that can help you find moments of peace and centredness when you find yourself overwhelmed by the hustle and bustle that life may brings.

May 20

Categories: Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance

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Keep Your Cool! How to Stop Meltdowns in Their Tracks

For some, a meltdown means bursting into tears. For others, it's an out-of-control expression of anger. For still others, it's being a sarcastic jerk. In any case, it's not pleasant to realise that you've just had an adult temper tantrum. So how do ...

May 19

Categories: Anger Management, Mindfulness

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