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August 21, 2015
by Agnes Oh, PsyD, LMFT

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Unveiling the Secret to Happiness : Nature or Nurture?

August 21, 2015 11:00 by Agnes Oh, PsyD, LMFT   [About the Author]

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The science of happiness has been increasingly gaining public attention in recent years as researchers are trying to delineate the specific determinants of individual sense of well-being or life satisfaction. What constitutes human happiness has long been considered to be subjective but recent studies are showing that it might not be entirely so. [More]

July 9, 2015
by Eric Ellis, Psy.D.

What is health and well-being?

July 9, 2015 18:31 by Eric Ellis, Psy.D.  [About the Author]

Paid your dues in therapy, but still not sure if your ‘issues’ are getting any better? Sometimes we get so focused on what is going wrong, we don’t know what feeling better looks like. In this video, learn about the neural mechanisms that underscore wellbeing and the universal marker for health: integration. [More]

December 24, 2014
by Marti Wormuth, MA

tipsfor dealingwith worry

Tips for Dealing with Worry

December 24, 2014 04:55 by Marti Wormuth, MA  [About the Author]

tipsfor dealingwith worry
Worry is something that plagues all of us, especially during this time of year. Are we going to have enough food for everyone at our family dinner? Will everyone get the presents that they want? Will we be able to get through this holiday without the family member(s) that we have lost? What will we do in order to be able to get through this season? There are so many thoughts that plague us, and it can be really hard to figure out whether or not we can come with some of the more difficult feelings that we are dealing with on a regular basis. [More]

December 22, 2014
by Marti Wormuth, MA

finding joywitha disability

Finding Joy with a Disability

December 22, 2014 04:55 by Marti Wormuth, MA  [About the Author]

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Joy and happiness are two things that you need in order to get through difficult times in your life. Even though that may seem obvious, it is more difficult for some people than it is for others. It can be especially hard if you have other circumstances going on in your life, like dealing with a disability of some sort. So, we're going to look at the importance of finding joy in your pain and how you can find joy in your life once again, even if you are dealing with the pain and difficulties that come with having a disability of some sort. [More]

November 12, 2014
by Lisa La Rose, M.A., L.P.C.

purpose meaningand mental health

Purpose, Meaning, and Mental Health

November 12, 2014 04:55 by Lisa La Rose, M.A., L.P.C.  [About the Author]

purpose meaningand mental health
What gets you out of bed every morning (besides your alarm clock or your children)? What motivates you and keeps you going every day? What do you feel truly passionate about? Everyone is unique, and we will each answer these questions in different ways. Maybe your love for your family is what gives your life the most meaning.There are no right or wrong answers, and no one can give us the answers. Nonetheless, they are important questions for each of us to ask ourselves. [More]

October 9, 2014
by Marti Wormuth, MA

helping othersand its effecton mental health wellness

Helping Others and Its Effect on Mental Health Wellness

October 9, 2014 04:55 by Marti Wormuth, MA  [About the Author]

helping othersand its effecton mental health wellness
Many people in today's world say that they want to make a difference in the lives of others. But some people feel absolutely helpless to do so. The good news is - you're not! There are a lot of things that you can do in order to help other people out, and it actually has a number of mental health benefits for you as well. In today's post, we're going to look at some of the things that you can do to help other people and how it can help you to heal and stay healthy emotionally. FB- You know that helping others is good for your heart, but did you know it's also good for your mind? Here are some easy ways to help others while helping yourself at the same time. [More]