Healthy Coping Skills for Dealing With Uncomfortable Emotions

Emotion-Focused and Problem-Focused Strategies   Whether you’ve been dumped by your date or you’ve had a rough day at the office, having healthy coping skills can be key to getting through tough times. Coping skills help you tolerate, minimize, and deal with stressful situations in life. Managing your stress well can help you feel better[…]

Tips for Living With Depression

Everything feels more challenging when you’re dealing with depression. Going to work, socializing with friends, or even just getting out of bed can feel like a struggle.   But there are some things you can do to cope with your symptoms and improve your quality of life. Here are eight tips for living with depression.[…]

Increase Your Positivity Ratio

For decades, we’ve known that “positive thinking” can combat stress and negativity by helping us focus on what is working, by helping us to maintain a less dire view of what we are facing, and by enabling us to put things in perspective, among other things. Researchers and psychologists have broadened our understanding of how[…]

Got a Problem? It’s Probably Not What You Think

Problems are psychological moving targets. The key is to discover their meaning.   ___________________________________________________________________________________________  You walk out to your car and find that your front tire is flat.   You’re upset — right? Maybe. Suppose you were heading to a meeting that you were dreading — now you have the perfect excuse (complete with photos).  Thank you, car! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ You find[…]

Exercising Your Face

These are among the facial exercises shown to significantly reduce some of the signs of aging, according to an interesting new study of the effects of repeating specific movements on people’s appearance. To learn more, read “Facial Exercises May Make You Look 3 Years Younger.”   Cheek Sculpting This exercise helps create a better cheekbone shape.[…]