Lists might not solve all our problems, but they do help us break things up into manageable ideas or steps.

From taking comfort in emotional pain to learning how to create a self-care list and make changes in your life, today’s Best of Our Blogs has all the lists.

8 Ways We Take Refuge in Emotional Pain
(NLP Discoveries) — Is it possible to be unconsciously attached to emotional pain? Mike Bundrant explains that it’s not only possible, but also sometimes pleasurable. Learn why we cling to unnecessary negative emotions and how you can stop the self-sabotage.

Top 5 Regrets of the Dying
(Mindfulness and Psychotherapy) — Bronnie Ware, an Australian nurse, spent years working in palliative care with dying patients. Dr. Elisha Goldstein reviews her book, The Top Five Regrets of the Dying, explaining the importance of each one — and how we can keep them from being our regrets.

Creating Your Ultimate Self-Care List
(Weightless) — On that note, Margarita Tartakovsky offers ideas for creating a list of all the things you really want to do, but might think you don’t deserve.

5 Tips to Create Changes in Your Life
(Parenting Tips) — Change can be difficult, scary, and overwhelming, but it can also help us find more love, happiness, and success. Debra Manchester MacMannis offers five ways to help us embrace change, from viewing it as an opportunity to developing accountability.

Summer Reading: Celebrity Psychings Edition
(Celebrity Psychings) — Finally, guess who’s still thinking about her readers while she’s on vacation? That’s right — moi. I’ve left a list of some of the most popular Celebrity Psychings posts of the year to date to give my readers a chance to catch up while I’m catching some rays.