Having Nightmares? This Could Be Why...

Having Nightmares? This Could Be Why…

It’s probably safe to say that we’ve all had a few nightmares in our lives. However, frequent nightmares could be more than just dark dreams. There are many potential reasons for why people have...
The Happiest Places on Earth

The Happiest Places on Earth

Happiest people aren’t the wealthiest, or the most educated. Gallup interviewed approximately 1,000 people each in 143 countries participating in the poll, and asked questions about smiling and laughing, rest and well being, and...
Little Reminders to Cope With Stress

Little Reminders to Cope With Stress

Everyone deals with stress; it is part of being human. Its darkness can close in from any direction in your life at a given time, whether it is about family, finances, or pretty much...
You’re Probably Projecting. Here’s How It Hurts You

You’re Probably Projecting. Here’s How It Hurts You

Maintaining relationships can be tough. It’s not always rainbows and laughter. We argue and disagree with the ones we love, but we do our best to make reparations. Sometimes, though, we make things a...
Laugh Your Way to Good Health and Happiness

Laugh Your Way to Good Health and Happiness

Q: What do you call bears with no ears? A: BMwahahahahahaha.We’ve all heard the saying “Laughter is the best medicine,” but how true is that anyway? Of course, it feels great to laugh but does...
How to Convert Stress to Peace

How to Convert Stress to Peace

For the third night in a row, you find yourself anxiously tossing and turning in your bed. Wide-eyed, you can’t stop thinking about a looming deadline at work, the leak in your roof, and...
When You’re Heartbroken and Want Them Back

When You’re Heartbroken and Want Them Back

There are plenty of reasons why there are tons of songs about heartbreak and missing the one you love. A broken heart is physically and emotionally painful, no matter what caused your breakup. You...
5 Things You Should Never Be Ashamed Of

5 Things You Should Never Be Ashamed Of

In this world we are surrounded by people who will inevitably judge us, and of course we want to make good impressions all around. Sometimes this leads us to be ashamed of aspects of...
How Family Shapes Our Spirit

How Family Shapes Our Spirit

Families remind me of a delightful candy assortment. Some are smooth and sweet, there may be a few salty ones, one or two brittle ones, a few that are hard to swallow, and surely...
How to Be Happy When You’re Depressed

How to Be Happy When You’re Depressed

Do not mistake depression with feelings of sadness. They are vastly different. Depression is a mood disorder that causes prolonged feelings of sadness and apathy for life in general. While sadness is a side...
A Simple Powerful Self Compassion Method

A Simple, Powerful Self-Compassion Method

When we’re frustrated with others, or feeling bad about ourselves … we often turn toward habits that comfort us:Distractions Food Shopping Smoking Drugs/alcoholThese don’t often work, because they tend to make us feel...
What Do You Want To Be?

What Do You Want To Be?

Do you know what you want to be when you grow up? Yes, I’m talking to you. I’m talking to you if you’re 46, tired of the day in and day out grind. I’m...