After a brief hiatus, I’m back with another round of top posts for you to peruse.
What did I learn while I was away?
Life can be unfair. You may be tired from battling your current obstacle, but that won’t save you from being bombarded with a few more down the road.
That can be discouraging. But I’ve learned that the difficulties you’re given, doesn’t make you less than, abnormal, not good enough, or flawed. It makes you courageous.
For those of you who have been labeled at one time or another as the “problem child,” the “dysfunctional one,” the “black sheep of the family,” know this. You’ve already traversed the path that many of your friends and family are too afraid to walk. What others may perceive as weakness is probably you’re greatest strength. Embrace your uniqueness, not weakness, this week with our posts. It’s not just about coping better, but living better.
Visualization Can Enhance Creative Achievement
(The Creative Mind) – How do you get from where you are now to where you want to be? It’s all in the power of visualization. Read what you can do to visualize your way to your dreams.
Distract Yourself From Anxiety With These iPhone Puzzle Games
(Panic About Anxiety) – Need temporary relief from anxiety? Here’s how smartphone games can help.
Mindful Emotional Eating
(360 of Mindful Living) – Emotional eating isn’t the problem our culture makes it out to be. In this enlightening post, you’ll discover why everyone does it and why that’s a good thing.
When Cognitive Techniques Aren’t Enough: 5 Practices To Fight Stress
(Parenting Tips) – Replacing negative thoughts with more positives ones may not help you in the midst of a stressful moment. Here are a few things you can do to combat stress and change your life.
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Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 25 Oct 2013
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Uyemura, B. (2013). Best of Our Blogs: October 1, 2013. Psych Central. Retrieved on December 5, 2013, from http://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2013/10/01/best-of-our-blogs-october-1-2013/