Learning to see the glass as half full rather than half empty has practical rewards for you, your family and your colleagues at work. No one but you can make the choice to see your world through different eyes.
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.
Authentic change in looks, lifestyle and personality takes place over time. If there is an outcome you’d like, the surest way to achieve it is not to waste your money on dangerous pills or to squander it on lottery tickets. Set a worthy goal, identify the incremental steps necessary to get there and begin your journey. Know in advance that the wisdom, discipline and understanding that come from the journey are equally as valuable as anything at its end.
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.
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.
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.