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These 5 Mental Health Tools Will Help You Cope with Any Difficult Situation

Though it may be a surprise for some, mental health problems are commonplace. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, nearly 44 million American adults deal with mental health symptoms on an annual basis. That’s nearly 20% of the … r

The 5 Life-changing Benefits of Keeping a Meditation Journal

I have notebooks and journals for everything: Work, habits, goals, exercise, personal projects, language learning, New Year’s resolutions… I have them all sitting here on my desk, just waiting to be used. And so when I came across the practice … r

Process or Prize

Do You Love The Process or The Prize?

The biggest dilemma in today’s world is that we are not clear about the aim or passion of our life and that is what holds us back from becoming successful. We dream of becoming something else and we end up … r

How To Find A Mother Figure When Your Mom Has a Mental Illness

My name is Ally Golden and I wrote my memoir, A Good Soldier, about my relationship with my mother, who suffered from Borderline Personality Disorder. Because of her disease, my mother and I never had a normal relationship. The love … r

6 Strategies for Becoming Less Defensive

If you’ve ever been accused of getting defensive or going on long tangents to prove a point to no end, then maybe you have a quick-to-react personality. Maybe someone told you that you get defensive all the time and you … r

Self-Assessing Your Degree of Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a wonderful practice for everyone to participate in. Anyone can practice mindfulness during waking hours, regardless of surroundings. Sitting in silence for five minutes on a daily basis has been shown to have significant effects on lowering the … r