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Startling Facts About Suicide and Mental Illness

Startling Facts About Suicide and Mental Illness

If you or someone you know is in an emergency, call The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255) or call 911 immediately. The newest report from the National Alliance on Mental...

Being Diagnosed Late In Life

There’s a saying that goes,”It’s never too late to…” and you can fill in the blank with pretty much anything. It’s never too late to go vegan, or it’s never too late to start a new hobbie....
Today I Love People Who Care About Me

Today I Love People Who Care About Me

Today I love people who care about me and show it in subtle ways. I love that the contractor isn’t coming today because he has a sore throat and doesn’t want to give it to me right now....
Podcast: Clutter vs Hoarding- How to Live Clutter Free

Podcast: Clutter vs Hoarding- How to Live Clutter Free

Are you drowning in clutter? In today’s podcast, decluttering expert Tracy McCubbin identifies the 7 emotional clutter blocks that may be lurking in your psyche and offers tips to overcome...
Is Individualism Wrecking Society?

Is Individualism Wrecking Society?

“Today we are crawling out from the wreckage of that hyper-individualism.” That was David Brooks, in his cover story for the Atlantic on the decline of the nuclear family,...
How to Make Peace With Your Mind: 7 Tips From an Ex-Monk

How to Make Peace With Your Mind: 7 Tips From an Ex-Monk

“Leave your front door and your back door open. Let thoughts come and go. Just don’t serve them tea.” ~Shunryu Suzuki There are few things more exasperating in life than having a noisy...
Right Brained

Right Brained

“Wow,” I said, “I never realized how right handed the world is.” as I tried to open a zippered bag that was obviously intended to be opened by a right handed person....
Empathy Can Be Measured in a Resting Brain

Empathy Can Be Measured in a Resting Brain

A new study shows that a person’s ability to feel empathy can be assessed by looking at their brain activity while they are resting rather than when they are engaged...
Connection with Nature Important for Health

Connection with Nature Important for Health

Emerging research suggests reconnecting with nature could be key to improving individual health. Investigators report that individuals who visit natural spaces weekly and feel psychologically connected to them report better...