Everyone has moments where they feel overwhelmed. But the pandemic has heightened these feelings for many. Many have to work from home while dealing with feelings of uncertainty. All these new responsibilities can feel overwhelming. What was once a moment of annoyance is now a constant menace. Trying to handle overwhelming emotions daily is hard work. And simply pushing … [Read more...] about How Can You Stop Feeling Overwhelmed on Workdays?
Teens are complicated. They're moody, have impulsive tendencies, and constantly search for meaning. Many are also notorious for their lousy listening habits, which is just one of the many reasons why effective communication is so difficult. Everyone can agree that parenting is one of the most challenging jobs. There's no textbook or manual out there to make things … [Read more...] about How to Encourage Positive Behavior in Teenagers
Do you sometimes wish you could be more spontaneous? Being responsible is part of being an adult, but maybe there's room for a little impulsiveness too. Sure, many life events big and small would be risky without advance planning. You want to know when you’re leaving on vacation and where your guests will be sitting at your wedding. You certainly want to be prepared for … [Read more...] about Who Else Wants to Be More Spontaneous?
According to the old saying, time flies when you’re having fun. The same thing happens when you’re in a state of flow. That’s the term coined by the psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. Flow describes an experience where you lose yourself in what you’re doing. You feel totally immersed and engaged. There are even changes in your brain activity, like increased dopamine … [Read more...] about A Foolproof Formula for Finding Your Flow State
You may think love triangles are entertaining when you see them at the movies or on TV. In real life, they’re much less fun. You’re liable to wind up breaking your heart and wasting your time. So, why do these relationships develop in the first place? It’s usually by accident. Your ex comes back into the picture after you become involved with someone else. You start chatting … [Read more...] about What Will You Do If You’re Caught in a Love Triangle?