Transitions occur when there is any disruption in our lives — whether that is a positive or negative disruption. Here are five suggestions for tackling transitions without losing your cool.
We all know that getting out into and experiencing nature is good for body and soul but these days, unfortunately, most of us are way out of touch with nature. Many of us live in hermetically-sealed houses, travel to our windowless offices in airless cars and trains, have lunch delivered, then close out the day indoors, with a workout at the gym, yoga or spin studio.
When life gets you down, people almost always instinctively respond by telling you to stay positive. But the question is, why? Does being a glass-half-full versus glass-half-empty kind of person really make that much of a difference? The answer, in short, is yes.
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Friendships come and go, ebb and flow, and, as we age, some can disappear altogether. While technology does make staying in touch (however loosely) easier, digital friendships can’t fully replace old-school, face-to-face time. While real friendships may require a little more effort, their benefits to physical and emotional health are legion
Most of us grew up in some iteration of a community. Within it, there was usually an assortment of friends, neighbors, co-workers and relatives, who for years remained relatively stable presences in our lives. However, when we head out on our own far from home, that sense of community often falls away. Disconnection can follow with our insular, digitally-saturated lifestyles
Self-care is one of the most important things we can do for ourselves, yet often the first thing that gets neglected. The reality is that we need to put the same amount of care and diligence into our mental health as we do our physical health.
Trauma is any event or experience that overwhelms the brain’s ability to cope, and shapes our beliefs or behaviors going forward. It is anything that causes an individual deep, lasting distress during and/or after the event has taken place.