The Truth About Grief: Myths and Facts And How You Can Cope

“Each persons grief journey is as unique as a fingerprint or snowflake.” ~ Earl Grollman.Grief can be an excruciatingly painful and lonely experience. This can be further compounded by grief myths that suggest your reactions and behaviors aren't normal. My hope is this article will extinguish some of the shame or…

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5 Science Backed Reasons Why You Should Laugh More Often

“Always laugh when you can, it is cheap medicine.” ~ George Gordon Byron.A sense of humor is a wonderful gift. There is nothing quite like a good belly laugh to lift your spirits. Laughing might be as effortless as breathing for you, or relegated to those rare moments that catch you off…

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The Vicious Cycle Of Alcohol And Depression

“Your future depends on the choices you make today. The future for this reason can be predicted by your day to day living.” ~ Israelmore AyivormbIn a culture where drinking is the social norm you can easily excuse / ignore the impact it might be having on your mental health, physical…

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How To Make Your New Year Resolutions A Reality

“A goal should scare you a little, and excite you a lot.” ~ Joe VitaleAn increasingly popular way to clarify goals is to create a vision board of images, quotes, and statements. But emerging research identified in Neil Farber's article suggests that this can also limit your chances of success.The studies overall found…

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Why You Need Friendships

“Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and to have her nonsense respected.” ~ Charles Lamb.Did you know spending time with a friend will improve the quality of your life? Women in particular seem to be innately wired to seek close friendships. And even though men are less inclined to seek…

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