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Recognizing Verbal Abuse So You Can Take Steps to End It

Recognizing any signs of verbal abuse in a relationship requires a person to be completely honest with oneself to reclaim personal power, stop the abuse and heal the emotional trauma. If you have been denying or hiding the abuse, this may be a difficult step to take. But the stakes are high! Illness, emotional trauma, depression or anxiety can result from failing to face these issues. There are many paths to healing, but one is to seek professional counseling—a key step to understand your pain and fears, and rebuild self-esteem, so you can have an emotionally healthy life.
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One Smart Coach

One Smart Coach The really good coaches are smart cookies. Forget the “dumb jock” jokes and pay attention to their ability to motivate—and f...
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Understanding the New Blood Test for Depression

You already know that doctors can find out a lot about you through a blood test, and now there may be another one that could have a major impact on many people worldwide. A new blood test developed by Eva Redei, PhD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, can detect clinical depression. For many, this could be the breakthrough that eliminates years of misdiagnoses and useless medications.
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Facing Crises in Our Lives a Logotherapy Perspective

We all face obstacles, challenges and crises in life. Facing a crisis does not mean the we have done something wrong, deserve to undergo the crisis at hand or are forever doomed. Our lives are not determined by whether or not we will face a crisis, or even the crisis itself,; rather, our lives are determined by how we handle each given crisis.
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Balancing it all: Family, Friends, Work, Alone Time

Today, more than ever, it has become a great challenge for many of us to successfully manage all aspects of our lives. These areas include, but are not limited to: family, work, friendships and time for self. The challenge to effectively balance these key areas is further multiplied when we are dealing with parents or parenthood. Oftentimes, both parents in the household are employed full-time, making time spent as a family unit exceedingly difficult and scarce.
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The Healthy Breakup

The Healthy Breakup “The Top 10 Tips to a Healthy Relationship,” “Three Things Every Good Relationship MUST Have,” “How to Date to Secure Your Mate” and thousa...

SELF-FORGIVENESS

When you forgive someone, you make the decision to let go of the bitterness, resentment and anger you feel towards that person. Research exists in abundance r...