The Power of Future Thinking for Healthy Living

How you think about your future is bound up with your well-being. Positive future thinking (PFT) is an important component of healthy cognitive functioning. When people can’t imagine a positive future, that negative view often becomes a central feature of anxiety and depression.   Positive Psychology Positive psychology is a branch of psychology focused on the positive events and influences[…]

Daylight Saving Time … What to Know About The Seasonal Clock Change

The “spring forward” means you’re about to get a bit more sunlight!   Almost everyone looks forward to that day at the tail end of winter, just a few weeks before the spring equinox, when we’re miraculously graced with a bit more evening sunlight. Of course, the sun isn’t suddenly setting later of its own accord.[…]

7 lessons about finding the work you were meant to do

Whether it was during a career aptitude test or in a heart-to-heart chat after getting laid off, chances are someone has talked to you about how to “find your calling.” It’s one of those phrases people toss about. But StoryCorps founder Dave Isay takes issue with it … specifically, the verb. “Finding your calling —[…]

Steps to Take If You’re Worried about Your Finances

If you’re concerned about your finances, know that you’re not alone. In fact, some research suggests that financial stress is at an all-time high in the US. Luckily, there are some tried-and-tested ways to begin to feel in control of your money again.   Be honest with yourself.The gap between where you are and where[…]

6 Characteristics to Look for When Choosing a Power of Attorney

    One of the most important health care decisions you will make is choosing your power of attorney. Depending on where you live, a power of attorney also may be called a health care proxy, patient advocate, or health care representative. Regardless of the name, a power of attorney is someone you choose to make health and medical decisions for[…]