The Practice of Love

By John Welwood

For many of us, opening our hearts to ourselves may be the hardest part of the path. John Welwood on how and why meditation helped...

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What Is More Important: Will or Skill?

By Edie Weinstein, MSW, LSW

“Champions aren’t made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them-a desire,...

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Music as Medicine: 3 Ways Your Favorite Tunes Improve Your Well-Being

By Alena Gerst, LCSW, RYT

She was frustrated by her immobility and chronic pain. In her mind, she felt like she could simply...

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How To Start Feeling Better About Yourself Today

By Leon F. Seltzer

Most advice that claims to help elevate your self-esteem eventually falls flat for the same reason that, as Sancho proclaims in Cervantes’ Don Quixote, “Many words will...

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How Can We Help Kids With Self-Regulation?

Some kids need help learning to control their emotions, and resist impulsive behavior

If you’re a parent, chances are you’ve witnessed a tantrum or two in...

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22 Mindfulness Exercises, Techniques & Activities For Adults (+ PDF’s)

By Courtney Ackerman  Postive Psychology Program

People who meditate are happier, healthier, and more successful than those who don’t. Those amazing benefits of practicing meditation and...

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3 Key Components to Building Your Healthy Self-Care Routine

By GoodTherapy.org Staff

Establishing a good self-care routine can sort of be compared to putting on an oxygen mask when an airplane cabin loses pressure. “Put...

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Pets Can Help with Management of Mental Health Conditions

 Contributed by Zawn Villines, GoodTherapy.org Correspondent

Building on previous research showing the positive effects pet...

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Free Yourself from Feeling Out of Control

Try this mindfulness practice to investigate what lies behind a panic attack.

.By Bob Stahl          ...

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Tips for Parenting with a Mental Illness

By Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. 

Parenting is a difficult job and a juggling act no matter what. It requires balancing your own...

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