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Learned Optimism Yields Health Benefits

People who learn to maintain an optimistic attitude may not only avoid depression, they may actually improve their physical health. Learn more here.

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  • 5 Crisis Intervention Strategies

    5 Crisis Intervention Strategies

    We can't always avoid traumatic events in our lives, but we can heal from them. That's the idea behind crisis intervention. See more »

  • 5 Tips for Changing the Way You Think

    5 Tips for Changing the Way You Think

    In an ideal world, we'd frequently meet new and interesting people, and we'd constantly discover new aspects of our emotional lives. For many of us, though, personal ruts and situational repetition are the norm. Let's change that. See more »

  • 5 Tips for Conscious Living

    5 Tips for Conscious Living

    Somewhere in our brains beyond the worries about credit card bills and looming layoffs at work, many of us want to live a more conscious life. So how do we get there? See more »

  • 5 Ways to Help Someone Being Abused

    5 Ways to Help Someone Being Abused

    There are times when a friendship is put to the ultimate test. If you suspect your friend, relative or peer is being abused, there are steps you can take to help. See more »

  • Overcoming a Traumatic Experience

    Overcoming a Traumatic Experience

    There is a scientific reason why we often freeze during a traumatic experience. It's the brain's way of protecting us in the moment. But what happens when this becomes a way of life? See more »

  • Overcoming a Traumatic Experience Quiz

    Overcoming a Traumatic Experience Quiz

    Traumatic Experiences can happen to anyone. Whether it's the tragic murder of our favorite uncle or getting side-swiped in a busy intersection, it's how we overcome the experience and are able to move in. Take this quiz to test your knowledge on traumatic experiences and the effects of them. See more »

  • What are enneagram personality types?

    What are enneagram personality types?

    Heroic characters from one story often share traits with heroic characters from another tale. The same holds true for the fool of the tale and the bad guys. Do personality traits predict the kind of person we'll be? See more »

  • 10 Ways to Build Resilience

    10 Ways to Build Resilience

    Life's stressors can't always be avoided. Take a look at 10 ways to become more resilient when coping with trauma or stress. See more »

  • How to Confront Your Mom About an Obsession

    How to Confront Your Mom About an Obsession

    Gayle Paul, therapist from My Mom is Obsessed, talks about how to face the obsession together as a mother-daughter team. See more »

  • How to Cope With Loss

    How to Cope With Loss

    Having a significant loss of any kind can be difficult, but there are steps you can take to help you get through the grieving process. See expert advice from Richard Tedeschi, Ph.D. on coping with loss. See more »

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