Why is Positive Thinking Important?

2022-09-02T12:15:40-04:00September 2nd, 2022|

According to the theory of cognitive-behavioral therapy, for every three thoughts that cross our minds, only one thought is positive. At times, our brains would form automatic negative thoughts unintentionally, as our brains probably do not know the difference between stories “created by our minds” [...]

Spring Cleaning for the Mind, Body, and Soul

2022-02-28T09:46:07-05:00February 28th, 2022|

Spring is often referred to the season of new beginnings. We often find ourselves more energized, spending more time outdoors, and seeing much, much more color outside. Many begin the season by deep cleaning and decluttering their homes. However, we don’t often take this same [...]

Self-Authenticity and Codependency

2022-02-28T09:30:30-05:00February 28th, 2022|

Working on one’s sense of self is considered by many to be an important practice these days. The issues of self-love, self-acceptance, and the rather grandiose-sounding term of “self-authenticity” are often bandied about, at least in the fields of psychotherapy, counseling and wellness. An April [...]

8 Ways to Combat Loneliness

2021-12-03T10:20:58-05:00December 3rd, 2021|

Loneliness is an emotional state one may experience regardless if they are physically alone or not.  Whether you’re surrounded by people in your home or you live alone, the feelings of loneliness can drastically creep up on you, leaving you filled with several other difficult [...]

What is Happiness?

2021-08-05T12:06:26-04:00August 5th, 2021|

There are a range of definitions and theories shared on the concept of happiness and even more sensical practices on how one can become happy. Anthropologist and social lecturer Neil Thin argues that happiness requires empathy and “engagement with others in the world” and is an ongoing social process. (2012) However, some [...]

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