Jul 272012
 
How to be Happy When You Can't Have Kids

If you haven’t chosen a childfree life, you have to learn how to be happy without having kids. These tips on accepting life without children are from me – a woman who has accepted infertility. When Empty Arms Become a Heavy Burden: Encouragement for Couples Facing Infertility by Sandra Glahn and William Cutrer is a good

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May 092012
 
Does Psychotherapy Work? 3 Tips for Analyzing Your Psychotherapist

For psychotherapy to work, you have to choose the right psychotherapist. These tips will help you analyze your therapist before jumping into weeks or years of expensive counseling. “Soon after I became a psychotherapist, I realized I could not become the type of therapist my schooling had trained me to become,” writes Manhattan-based therapist Jonathan

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Apr 102012
 

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) helps people who feel stuck in the past, like they’re making the same mistakes over and over. The foundation of this therapy is unprocessed memories, which cause negative emotions and reactions in the present moment. “EMDR therapy targets the unprocessed memories that contain the negative emotions, sensations, and beliefs,”

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Mar 142012
 

My most popular personality articles revolve around introverts. I love hearing from readers who thought they were weird but learned they just have introverted personality traits! These articles are popular because they reveal how personality traits affect our lives, careers, relationships, and even how we handle money. Check ‘em out – and tell me if

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Oct 162011
 
What is SAD? Symptoms of Seasonal Affective Depression

This description of what SAD is includes the most common symptoms of Seasonal Affective Depression (which is what SAD is!), plus several tips for treating this type of depression. “Long nights and cold weather days are upon us which means the ‘winter blues’ could be setting in,” says Oz Garcia, Ph.D., co-author of Redesigning 50: The

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Sep 202011
 
Exercise Tips for Extroverts, Introverts, and Neurotics

You probably already know that your personality traits directly affect your health and happiness levels! These exercise tips for extroverts, introverts, and neurotics will help you achieve your fitness goals – whether you want to lose that last 20 pounds or run a marathon… The key to losing weight and getting fit is to find

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