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Looking for Approval In All The Wrong Places?

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Chuck grew up in an extremely abusive family environment. His mother was the primary abuser of the children. From a very early age, Chuck was subjecte...

Making Therapy Work for You: Have Your Feelings Without Your Feelings Having You

Dr. Gary Trosclair | Posted 06.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gary Trosclair

Some believe that venting will help them to heal, others feel that it will be most helpful to remain distanced from their feelings so that they can analyze them. They're both right. And they're both wrong.

How Emotions Help Humans Evolve, According To Science

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 06.26.2015 | Healthy Living

We may think that a good career or a loving family drives us toward a meaningful life, but underlying these milestones is an even more basic element: ...

The Challenge of Holding My Child's Feelings, And My Own

Pamela Boccia | Posted 06.23.2015 | Parents
Pamela Boccia

I used to think a spiritual life would have to be put on hold while I had children. Instead, I have come to realize there's probably no better spiritual practice for the "warrior" than raising children.

Mindfulness: Your Inside Out App

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 06.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

You could say that mindfulness is like a personal app that allows you to see what's playing out in your mind whenever you pause to notice it. Without this awareness, the unnoticed thoughts, beliefs, memories, and feelings sit at the control panel of your mind, pushing your buttons and controlling your behaviors.

Stuck in Indecision? Try Feeling Instead of Thinking Your Way to Clarity

Erin Sharaf | Posted 06.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Erin Sharaf

source: author I had spent so many years bowing down to the altar of higher education (both as a student and a professor) that a few years ago this ...

The Important Question to Ask Yourself First Thing in the Morning for a Successful Day

Rakel Sosa | Posted 06.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Rakel Sosa

When we plan our projects we often think of all the resources we need to make it work: the financial resources, the people, the time we will be invest...

Having Emotions Is Sometimes a Sign of Strength

Heather Gillis-Harris | Posted 06.04.2015 | Good News
Heather Gillis-Harris

In my first softball game, in the over-a-certain-age league, I was force to run to second on a ground ball. I over ran the bag but the fielder bobbled it. Without thinking I slid back and tagged the bag. Safe!

Mentoring Each Other

Dorothy Howe Kelley | Posted 05.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dorothy Howe Kelley

Mentoring. After seven years... here is what I have figured out. It is everything I thought it would be and conversely nothing I thought it would be....

LINES Ballet's Writing Ground Is Physical Poetry -- Literally

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 05.06.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

"There are times I will need ropes and ladders and caribiners and helmets just to climb down into myself." Madeline DeVries shatters into shards, tortured by music and memories. She crumbles as her eyes accuse.

Sometimes Adults Need Tantrums, Too!

Andrea Wachter | Posted 05.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Andrea Wachter

Tantrums are usually associated with children and are often considered unpleasant and unwanted. But what about a healthy, grown-up tantrum? What about making a conscious decision to welcome up our emotions rather than stuff them in or lash them out?

If You Don't Have Something Nice to Say... Is Honesty Really the Best Policy?

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 05.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

When we embrace the challenge of using our relationship as a means of self-development we open the possibility of shifting the trajectory not only of our relationship, but also of our life itself. And that is a big deal!

What Is Really Important When Following Your Dreams

Donna Labermeier | Posted 06.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Donna Labermeier

You have, like no other person on this planet, certain contributions that you are to make to this generation. Make no mistake about it, you are here a...

Why You Can't Always Just Do It

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 06.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

If you are one of those people who has a lot of items on your relationship improvement to-do list, you probably know what it would take to get them done. More likely than not, you have the ability to do them.

The Journey of Self-Discovery! My Decision to Find Myself!

Eleni Makedonas | Posted 06.08.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Eleni Makedonas

I can say with confidence that the moment a person truly starts down the path of self-discovery, they will never turn back. Many may ask the questio...

The Silent Space Behind Your Thoughts

Sarah Liddle | Posted 06.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Liddle

Today, give yourself a break, slow down, breathe and don't strive for your goals, nor for the happiness from their attainment, strive for nothing nobler than a settled mind in the present moment.

For The Feelers

Kate Baer | Posted 05.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Kate Baer

For a long time I pretended not to be a feeler. The cool girl image of myself did not include a lot of crying or sensitivity. "Sometimes I tear up a...

Slow Down and Feel Your Feelings?

Amanda Gore | Posted 05.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

Most of us are so busy with work and our lives that we never stop to experience or truly feel our feelings! We are either numb or too rushed, stressed...

Banish Wedding Planning Stress With This Alternative Checklist

Claire Enston | Posted 04.29.2015 | Weddings
Claire Enston

Now, don't get me wrong, I LOVE a Pinterest board and some vintage bunting. But, when your focus becomes solely about the material side of the day? That is when the sweetest of brides to be can start morphing into a fire-breathing Bridezilla.

Two Ways to Use Your Emotions to Transform Your Life

Elyse Gorman | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

Emotions. They can rule our lives -- unless we learn how to harness them for our highest good. Here are two ways you can become a better master -- a...

7 Surefire Tips for Attracting True Love!

Joy Weston | Posted 04.12.2015 | Women
Joy Weston

View image | gettyimages.com "How do you spell Love? You don't spell it...You feel it."Winnie the Pooh -- A. Milne Love, Love, Love, Love, LOVE....

Why We Can't (Always) Trust Ourselves

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 04.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Trusting ourselves and our feelings is a complicated matter that deserves lifelong attention. Like road signs, feelings guide us but are also capa...

The Spirit and Roots of Generosity and Miserliness

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 03.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Generosity is a state of mind that goes beyond the possession of money and material goods and relates to feelings of abundance from positive connections. To own an authentic sense of generosity is a gift we give ourselves.

5 Feelings You Should Leave Behind In The New Year

Kelly Fitzgerald | Posted 03.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Kelly Fitzgerald

If your goal is to achieve your dreams, to become a better version of yourself, or to simply just be happy, I encourage you to let go of shame, regret, resentment, anxiety, and anger. Leave those unhealthy emotions behind in 2014. By doing this, you'll truly start 2015 with a clean slate ready for prosperity.

Emotions: Wrapped in Color?

Debbie Davis | Posted 02.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Debbie Davis

Emotional intelligence is something we all want. And self control is a good thing. But if you have feelings, if you have emotions, sometimes they simply spill out and need to be heard. And other times, it is best to exercise that self-control.