Category: Mental Health

How Being Grateful Increases Happiness

How does cultivating gratitude make you happier and improve emotional wellness? When we’re feeling down or upset, having someone tell us to “cheer up” or “remember what you have to be grateful for” can feel condescending, or that they’re missing the point. However, being grateful is not... read more

Seeing Help and Coping after Intimate Partner Violence

Getting Help Seeking help is the first step in peeling back the layers that contribute to our emotional, mental, physical, behavioral, and spiritual state. In getting the help we need, we restore some control over our lives and emotions, which sometimes feel unmanageable. For this reason, we will... read more

I’m so embarrassed by the person I used to be…

­When we go through a huge change, it’s easy to look back at the person we once were and feel shame or regret. We obsess over things we said, decisions we made, ideas we held. We look back and say “how could I have done that? Why was I so stupid? I should have known better.” So how do we... read more