Apologies Matter | Here’s How to Give a Good One

Learning how to apologize more effectively can strengthen bonds and help you resolve conflicts and let go of pain more easily.   How To Apologize More Sincerely   Relationships can be wonderful buffers against stress, but relationship conflicts can cause considerable emotional pain and stress. Knowing how to apologize–and when–can repair damage in a relationship, but[…]

Strategies for Discovering How to Forgive

When someone has hurt you, letting go of your anger might be the last thing on your mind. But forgiveness can be quite beneficial. Here are some strategies for forgiving someone so you can move on.   Although forgiveness brings many benefits, particularly to the ‘forgiver,’ to forgive is not always easy. In fact, many people[…]

Recovering from an Unhealthy Relationship

Going through a breakup is always difficult, no matter the circumstances. But going through a breakup after being in an unhealthy relationship can feel even worse. It’s important to remember you’re not alone and have the support of family and friends to get you through this tough time. Plus, it’s necessary to remember that a[…]

Ways to Overcome Fear of Failure at Work

The fear of failure can hold us back from success—but research suggests that we can change the way we think and feel about it.   Most people don’t know this about me, but I applied to graduate school five times. Each collection of annual rejection letters stung. I failed again, I thought every time I didn’t[…]

Incomplete Endings: Coping With a Runaway or Lost Pet

Moving through the grief and guilt while not knowing how our pet may be doing …   It’s quite common to think that grief comes at a time when there is a physical death, or a concrete ending that we can face and begin to move through. Many loving pet owners, however, recognize that there[…]