Valentine’s Day is more than a commercialized gimmick. There are evidence-based reasons for celebrating. Lean into the opportunity to boost happy hormones, strengthen social connections, and yield dividends with positive investments. Remember, celebrations do not have to be elaborate to be meaningful. Here are 10+ ways to start this year’s Valentine’s Day with a healthy boost of dopamine.
More than a buzzword, a growth mindset is a positive, can-do frame of reference. One who operates with this perspective does not get derailed from missteps, setbacks, or unexpected changes. An individual with a growth mindset might say (or think) something like, “I’m not sure exactly how to do this, but I can find out how.”
Today, we are far enough removed from their scandal to adore and gush over the magical moment of Jesus’ birth. Mary’s scandal is the offer of hope.
Anxiety and stress are typical during the holiday season. Here are four practical solutions to manage anxiety and prevent undue stress this holiday season.
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Verbalizing is helpful, but the next best step is to physically express and emote ideas, visuals, and interpretations. This is how somatic therapy, play therapy, music therapy, and art therapy have become field norms in counseling. Healing needs and depths of healing are unique. Talk therapy has limitations.
Admittedly, the majority of goodbyes can invoke painful memories and emotions. For the average individual, transitions, change, and goodbyes are uncomfortable. These five steps to saying goodbye can help with transitions.
There are relationships where it may make the most sense to chunk the deuce, peace out, swan song, mic drop, sayonara…you get it. For those of you who have had to heal from pain at the end of any relationship, here are 5 ways to bounce back after a breakup.