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What the Media Tells Us About Love and Happiness

This is one of the Media's favorite paths to happiness.  If you can only find love, true love, you'll find happiness.  Of course, Media is also filled with the abject misery that falling in love can bring, as represented in big-screen films, newspaper stories, reality shows, magazine articles, and weekly sitcoms. Love and its promises [...]

By |April 21st, 2017|Categories: Happiness, Relationships|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on What the Media Tells Us About Love and Happiness

Understanding Acute and Chronic Stress

Acute stress is the slam-on-the brakes kind of stress. It’s tied to a specific event that is perceived as either dangerous or demanding. Your body rallies around the emotional reaction of alarm and fear by preparing itself for fight or flight. In fact, that’s what the physical reaction is called: “the fight or flight response.” [...]

By |October 31st, 2015|Categories: Anxiety, PTSD|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Understanding Acute and Chronic Stress

How To Become a Life-Giving Person

As Mahatma Gandhi stepped aboard a train one day, one of his shoes slipped from his foot and landed on the track. The train was already pulling away from the station, and he was unable to retrieve his shoe. To the astonishment of his traveling companions, Gandhi calmly took off his other shoe and threw [...]

By |July 1st, 2015|Categories: Happiness, Relationships|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on How To Become a Life-Giving Person

The Four Things Keeping You From Being Happy

What are your happiness roadblocks? A recent Harris poll revealed that only 33% of Americans are very happy. If happiness is a natural state of being, why is this number so low? What is keeping us from being happy? Below are four “happiness roadblocks” that might be inhibiting your bliss. 1. Unfulfilled Expectations Whether we [...]

By |May 1st, 2014|Categories: Happiness, Recovery|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The Four Things Keeping You From Being Happy