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October 9, 2014
by Marti Wormuth, MA

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Helping Others and Its Effect on Mental Health Wellness

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

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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]

May 21, 2014
by Sheila Sayani, MA, MFT

10 things you can do nowto make tomorrowa happier day

10 Things You Can Do Now to Make Tomorrow a Happier Day

May 21, 2014 04:55 by Sheila Sayani, MA, MFT  [About the Author]

10 things you can do nowto make tomorrowa happier day
Since happiness is an individual experience, it is important to identify the things that make you happy, and to start incorporating more of these moments into your life. While we cannot define happiness with unified agreement, we must each ask ourselves, what can I do to create opportunities for happiness? When you ask yourself this question, then you can explore and define the moments that create happiness and joy. Here are 10 things you can do now to construct moments where happiness may be experienced in your life. [More]

September 17, 2013
by Dr. Anthony Centore, Ph.D.

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Can Sad Things Make Us Happy?

September 17, 2013 14:27 by Dr. Anthony Centore, Ph.D.  [About the Author]

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Though we don't typically associate the two, sadness and joy are more closely linked than you might think. Have you ever been in a situation where you feel mildly or even severely depressed, but then feel better after letting it out? The venting of melancholic emotions does just that: it lets everything out. That is why activities that may elicit a strong, emotional reaction (such as a sad movie) can actually bring us to a more positive mood at the end. [More]