Some decisions have repercussions that can last a lifetime. Most of these decisions are made daily, and they require focus and perspective to keep them from haunting you.
Too many people these days tell us the importance of "self-love." But, what does this really mean, anyway? And how does one really do this, in a pr...
The latest round of trash talking between GOP contenders Donald Trump and Jeb Bush has particularly focused on the other's mental health, if in an entirely juvenile sort of way. This, unfortunately, is the most common format in which mental health is referenced.
More than flowers or chocolates or glittering jewelry, more than a fancy date or even someone to spend the holiday with, there is one thing I've learned that we all need the most this holiday season: love. Self-love, to be exact.
My husband will spend hours late at night polishing and cleaning the interior of my car and then thinks I'm ungrateful when I don't get excited abou...
I was recently invited to speak on a panel regarding third party risk strategies for the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association's (SIFM...
I've observed first hand the impact that this has had on employees to the detriment of their health. Very capable and skilled professionals were pushing themselves to the limit with the consequence being that their physical and mental health was failing.
We define things based on the way they appear to our senses. For Aristotle the earth was standing still in the middle of the Universe, with the su...
There are times we have handled it well, and times that we have not pulled ourselves together in a timely fashion we were proud of. There is nothing wrong with a good cry, with finding closure in some way, with getting our feelings out so we can move on.
This is an interview with Dr. Kate Hendricks Thomas, a Marine veteran and public health researcher who is interested in finding ways to promote ment...
Did you know that developing your strengths -- those things you're good at and actually enjoy doing -- makes it eighteen times more likely you'll describe yourself as "flourishing" at work? Given most of us report we're just getting by when it comes to our jobs, how hard can it be to start doing more of what we do best?
When I see something that triggers anxiety, whether it's an actual physical manifestation or just in the mind's eye, I distract myself until my anxiety subsides. In my quest to recalibrate from distressed to de-stressed, I have found the following four quick-tricks to be, easy, practical, and effective anxiety antidotes.
Begin honoring yourself as the conscious creator of your life. Recognize that if you are not designing your life the way you want to experience it, lots of other people will be designing it for you! More busyness is not what you crave.
Creating meaningful work is hard, even in optimal circumstances. Put on a swim cap and tuck your distractions away for a few moments. Give yourself the opportunity to perform at your best.
The change will eventually complete and I will return to being unresponsive and dispassionate. I am finally at a place where I feel it's safe to express my vulnerability and I don't want to retreat.
Grief is the experience you are going through, and it doesn't define who you are. Choose love and love will choose you.
Simply asking a few questions about sleep and dreams can open up a wealth of deeply meaningful images, feelings, and memories that help the individual anticipate and prepare for the end of life.
If You think I am holding on Then you could think I'd let go And free fall right into my heart. It's crazy, baby, that I never Called you, Bab...
I unfortunately have had to deal with the loss of loved ones on a normal occurrence since I was 10 years of age, when I was brought into the world of an oncology patient. Dealing with the loss of many close friends and family over the years, I have been able to change my perspective.
Why are these stories important? Because at the heart of them rests the mysterious and idiosyncratic relationship we have with food when there are no witnesses. These are the moments when we are the only observers of these acts.