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The stereotype of the tortured artist is a persistent one. We often think of writers as depressed, actors cycling in and out of rehab, and musicians struggling to control their impulses. It’s true that past experiences, both good and bad, are powerful tools in creative work. Fleshing out a character, writing, dancing, or creating music requires you to really [...]
Practicing gratitude can have many positive effects on your overall health and wellbeing. It can help you be more present, improve your mood, decrease anxiety, and allow you to have a more positive balanced perspective. Gratitude helps you realize what you have instead of what you are missing. It can help you feel more peaceful and more content with [...]
Fall brings up happy memories for so many people with thoughts of back to school and the crispness in the air reminding us of the winter holidays just around the corner. But for many people grieving the loss of a parent, Fall can be a slow slide into the hardest time of the year. Losing a parent or close [...]
Your partner says something that pushes your buttons, and before you know it, a minor disagreement quickly escalates into a heated argument with blood pressure rising, stomach churning, and fists clenching. How can you avoid this vicious cycle as a couple? One word—mindfulness. Mindfulness is the non-judgmental awareness that enables you to shift out of autopilot and to notice [...]
Our emotional experiences are understood and processed through language. But what happens when people speak more than one language? If English is your second language or if you grew up in a household where a language other than English was spoken, chances are that some of your emotional experiences are coded in that language. And this can affect your [...]
When things are not going well with your partner, you can begin to feel hopeless and helpless as you go around and around with the same arguments that never seem to reach a resolution. Overcoming these fears and walking into couples therapy for the first time can spark a feeling of hope that can put you back on [...]