Adults

How Social Distancing Can Boost Your Relationship

2020-03-24T21:50:55+00:00

The novel coronavirus, which is sweeping across the globe and U.S., has us all maintaining social distance, or staying at least six feet away from others. The only exception to this rule is if you live with someone, such as close family, a friend, or a partner who has also maintained social distance from others. [...]

How Social Distancing Can Boost Your Relationship2020-03-24T21:50:55+00:00

Rejection: A Q&A With Lisa Bahar

2020-02-27T15:32:20+00:00

Rejection may be unavoidable, but there are some ways to help lessen the blow. Joyful reunions have become a television staple. Less frequently told are the stories of the unsuccessful searches and unhappy reunions. Adoptees, donor-conceived people, and NPEs (not parent expected) risk being spurned when they reach out to biological family members, and rejection [...]

Rejection: A Q&A With Lisa Bahar2020-02-27T15:32:20+00:00

Is It Social Anxiety or Are You Just Shy?

2020-02-17T18:29:14+00:00

There are certain social scenarios that tend to release the proverbial butterflies in our stomachs. Just the idea of standing up to speak in front of a room full of people or walking into a crowded party, for example, is enough to make many squirm—and that’s to be expected. In 1975, a surprising new study revealed that [...]

Is It Social Anxiety or Are You Just Shy?2020-02-17T18:29:14+00:00

Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know About Therapy but Were Afraid to Ask

2020-02-17T18:24:15+00:00

You’ve heard about the benefits of talk therapy and behavioral health services and have considered giving it a try, but you’re a little uncertain about how to get started. From finding the right therapist and arranging payment to ensuring that your privacy is protected, there’s a lot to think about before your first visit. To [...]

Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know About Therapy but Were Afraid to Ask2020-02-17T18:24:15+00:00

How to Gracefully Handle a Pushy Co-Worker

2020-01-10T17:04:08+00:00

If you have a job that requires interaction with other people, chances are you’ve crossed paths with a pushy co-worker at some point. Sometimes it’s blatant, as in someone foisting extra work on you because they don’t feel like doing it themselves. In other cases, it might be subtler and harder to spot, as was [...]

How to Gracefully Handle a Pushy Co-Worker2020-01-10T17:04:08+00:00

Is It Anxiety or Are You Having a Panic Attack?

2020-01-13T18:54:51+00:00

If you haven’t uttered these words yourself, chances are you’ve heard someone else say them: "I think I’m having a panic attack." It’s a common phrase that gets tossed around, usually when describing stressful, high-anxiety situations. But in many cases, it’s not entirely accurate. "Most of us know what anxiety feels like, but for some, [...]

Is It Anxiety or Are You Having a Panic Attack?2020-01-13T18:54:51+00:00

8 Ways to Lead a More Purposeful Life

2020-01-13T19:14:45+00:00

You wake up, go about your daily routine, get your work done, pay your bills. Perhaps you find time to exercise, cook for your family, do some cleaning. You whittle away at your seemingly never-ending to-do list until, suddenly, it’s time to go to sleep so you can wake up and do it all over [...]

8 Ways to Lead a More Purposeful Life2020-01-13T19:14:45+00:00

How to Set Boundaries in Your Relationships

2019-12-13T16:21:48+00:00

Most of us, at some time or another, have been coaxed or nudged into doing something we don’t want to do. That could mean adding another project to an already jam-packed schedule, agreeing to attend a social function we’d rather skip or taking on more than our fair share of household duties—all for the sake [...]

How to Set Boundaries in Your Relationships2019-12-13T16:21:48+00:00

How to end a dry spell in a relationship

2019-12-13T15:10:45+00:00

The excitement is always palpable in a new relationship. Right from grooming, to paying attention to your outfit or tiny details for those dinner dates and movie nights, the enthusiasm constantly keeps us on our toes. And while you and your partner are still discovering each other’s habits and behaviour patterns, the sexual chemistry with [...]

How to end a dry spell in a relationship2019-12-13T15:10:45+00:00

17 Small Actions That Will Instantly Improve Your Mood

2019-11-19T16:13:38+00:00

We all feel down sometimes. Whether you suffer from chronic depression or are just battling a short-term bad mood, finding ways to lift your spirits is the key to feeling better and living a healthier, more productive and more energized life. There are many options out there to help improve your mood. Therapy, significant lifestyle [...]

17 Small Actions That Will Instantly Improve Your Mood2019-11-19T16:13:38+00:00