Monthly Archives : May 2015

How to Manage a Mix of Happy, Sad and Anxious Emotions

You may find it surprising, as the researchers did, that the people who were happiest after being in counseling didn’t just learn how to have fewer negative and more positive experiences. The most satisfied psychotherapy patients reported they’d learned how…

1224 View / May 31, 2015

Focus on Your Greatest Strengths to End Debilitating Attack-Defend Thinking

Roger and his father Dan work together in a family business. While the business has flourished, their relationship has faltered. Connections between parents and their adult children can become difficult in the best of circumstances. The tensions typically present in…

53 View / May 24, 2015

Those Who Can Withstand Painful Emotions are More Resilient

Every emotion serves a useful purpose, even our bad feelings. Anger, for example, arises when we sense that someone is threatening our wellbeing and we need to defend ourselves. Embarrassment is often the emotional signal that tells us we’ve made…

114 View / May 17, 2015

Guidelines for a Healthy Heart and a Happy Life

As someone who’s had 3 heart surgeries, I have a deep interest in how to manage heart disease. Even if you haven’t been diagnosed with heart problems, you should still be concerned. Heart disease is the number one killer of…

60 View / May 10, 2015

Generate Positive Experiences to Find Happiness

Emotion gives you the energy you need to take action. The stronger your feelings, the more “moved” you are by your emotions. You can get carried away by negative emotions, such as sorrow or anger. Or you can be swept…

46 View / May 3, 2015