career

How can I make a Career Change and Find a New Life Path?

When one day after the other seems equally as disappointing employment-wise, maybe worse than before, it might be necessary to make a career change. It can seem to be an overwhelming challenge, but there are proven tips and tricks that help baffled, scared people to make a successful transition into new lines of work.There are […]

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Don’t Give Up on Life, Get Help!

Life comes with an emotional bruising and many lessons that we only realize in retrospect. Sometimes you might feel like giving up on ever having a life that feels worth living. Welcome to the normal world. Most of humanity experiences those very thoughts some time or another, and repeatedly. It is possible to brace for […]

superstition

What’s the Problem with Superstitious Behavior?

If you observe the tenets of a religion such as Judaism or its unintentional offshoot Christianity, then you’re familiar with the differences between superstition and monotheism. GOD the Creator and Master of the universe is one thing, superstition quite another. When people confuse the two, trouble usually follows. Looking at a partial list of religions […]

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Why You Don’t Have to Feel Ashamed of Birthday Depression

Maybe you didn’t get the memo, so here it is, minus a birthday present bow on top: The mental health profession doesn’t judge unhappy feelings as forbidden, wrong, or bad. Unhappiness is a normal part of human life. Sadness is one thing, though, and a sense of shame another. Both can be temporary. Depression, however, […]

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Best Friendship Quotes

Feel yourself smile as you read the quotes below, culled from age-old troves of friendship quotation treasuries and last-minute memes. Some of these remarks will cheer you up. Others will make you think more deeply about the meaning of best friendship. “Best friends are people who make your problems their problems, just so you won’t […]

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Anger Quotes to Help You to Heal and to Let Go

Getting through the day can try the patience of the best mental health practitioner, let alone the rest of us. Business sites and private homes have long held posters with soothing messages to end our sense of anger. Social media memes do that, too. Let’s look at a list of quotes about anger that let […]

acceptance

Does Acceptance Make Me Too Passive or a Stronger Individual? 

Acceptance is the decision to work with some specific reality (e.g., “I need to monitor my food intake so I won’t gain weight easily anymore”) or situation (e.g., “The place has been a mess. I must share household responsibilities with my parents/spouse so that meals will be served on time, the house will be cleaner, […]

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What’s the Difference Between Crazy and Upset? 

You’ve had times when you wonder “Am I crazy or just upset?” and then you wish you knew how to figure out the answer. So many people experience the same question. Some of us know how to recognize one problem from the other. You will too, in about a minute. Sometimes people have lost their […]

family humor

Funny Quotes about Family that Will Leave You Laughing

The world is rich with witticisms, those short, profound observations that all of us wish that we’d said first. But even if you haven’t created an original remark, you can still share briefly stated, wonderful wisdom cobbled together by someone else. Let’s look at life from the beginning and see where it leads us in […]

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Top 10 Questions to Help You to Learn about Someone

Meeting people at school, work, and at parties, during dates or on vacation and in other situations, is an opportunity to understand someone else’s mind, their thought processes, priorities and personality traits. However, most of us are not comfortable with asking questions that invite detailed responses. We feel like nosy interrogators or like social klutzes […]