Self Care

Emotional Granularity Smart Techniques to Master Your Emotions

Emotional Granularity: Smart Techniques to Master Your Emotions

Two Smart Techniques to Master Your Emotions By more clearly identifying our feelings or by recategorizing them, we can reduce suffering (yes!) and increase well-being, says neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett. What is Emotional Granularity? Emotional granularity means being able to understand and express your feelings in a detailed way. Instead of just saying you feel […]

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Understanding Optimism

Optimism

Research shows that being optimistic is about 25 percent inheritable, and then there are other factors that affect our positivity — like socioeconomic status — that are often out of our control. Yet that still leaves a solid amount of wiggle room for us to develop a more positive outlook as adults. But if you’re someone who

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Pandemic Fatigue Is Real

It’s Not Just You-Pandemic Fatigue Within the past couple of weeks, many of us have been slammed with major pandemic fatigue. We’re burnt out. We’re expected to be productive at work or to parent (or often both) as though we haven’t been living in hell for the last year. The winter has been bleak and

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The Hill We Climb

Words That Speak For Themselves Amanda Gorman became the youngest inaugural poet in U.S. history when she recited her poem “The Hill We Climb” at President Joe Biden’s swearing-in ceremony on January 20, 2021. Related Article: The Body Keeps the Score: Bessel Van Der Kolk, M.D. The 22-year-old Los Angeles resident and daughter of a school teacher began writing at

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Self Forgiveness

Steps to Self Forgiveness Forgiveness is often defined as a deliberate decision to let go of feelings of anger, resentment, and retribution toward someone who you believe has wronged you. However, while you may be quite generous in your ability to forgive others, you may be much harder on yourself  Tips on Self Forgiveness

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Sleep Improvement Tips

Sleep Hygiene Tips To Improve Sleep Paying attention to sleep hygiene is one of the most straightforward ways that you can set yourself up for better sleep. Related Article: Can Clinical Hypnosis Help with Sleep Issues? Strong sleep hygiene means having both a bedroom environment and daily routines that promote consistent, uninterrupted sleep. Keeping a stable

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