One of your New Year’s resolutions may be to deepen and expand your interpersonal relationships. After all, scientific research has revealed the emotional and physical benefits of social connections, as well as the deleterious effects of social isolation. … Read more
Maintaining healthy boundaries is important the year round. But they can be especially challenged during the winter when family and friends come together to celebrate the holidays.
The holiday season is a time when you may be faced with unwanted … Read more
It’s almost Thanksgiving, a holiday when traditionally we’re supposed to recognize and appreciate the good things in our lives. Unfortunately this is something most of us don’t do. But what if the attitude of gratitude — maintained year round — … Read more
Most people think that taking a “mental health day” is a less valid reason to skip work than taking a sick day when you’re ill. But it’s important that we treat our emotional health as seriously as our physical health. … Read more
All of us understand that the death of a close relative — spouse, parent or child — requires a prolonged period of grieving for the survivor’s healing and adjustment. But what about the passing of a close friend? Generally we … Read more