are emotions contagious

Are Emotions Contagious?

Do you know someone that always makes you feel happy when they’re around? Maybe you know someone that always makes you feel drained, tired, or stressed. This is because emotions are contagious.

The way we act, think, and feel, can impact the people around us. Whether it’s significant others or acquaintances, it’s crucial to choose your company wisely. For more information on the importance of emotions and the people in our presence, we discuss it further below.

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PTSD and covid

PTSD and COVID

COVID-19 has led to an increase in stress, hand sanitizer production, and unfortunately, mental health disorders, specifically PTSD.

Epidemiological studies have seen this pattern before. First comes the physical disease, next comes PTSD. During the Ebola outbreak in Libera, 76% of survivors endured PTSD symptoms three years later.

So, what is PTSD, and how is it affected by COVID-19? Let’s explore.

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learning how to open up to your spouse

Learning How to Open Up to Your Spouse

Your spouse is, for better or worse, your life partner. They are the one person that you should be able to trust and share with more than anyone in the world. In order for a marriage to be successful and healthy, there needs to be crystal-clear communication on both sides.

It is no surprise that couples cite poor communication as the number one reason for breaking up, with a lack of honest communication featuring as a justification on the majority of divorce papers in the US.

If you want to make your marriage work, you need to learn how to open up. Honest communication will ensure that your spouse truly can be your life partner, in every sense of the word.

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how important is self esteem

How Important is Self-Esteem?

Do you struggle to feel confident in your abilities, appearance, and relationships? You’re not alone. Studies show that 85 percent of people have low self-esteem.

Low self-esteem can cause many of us to underperform in work settings, can harm our relationships, and more. The good news is, there are many ways you can work toward a more confident life. For more on the importance of self-esteem, here is our basic guide.

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How to find happiness from within yourself

Happiness Help: How to Find Happiness from Within Yourself

Happiness is elusive. We think we can find it by marrying the right person, getting the right job, or earning a certain amount of money. However, none of these things or any other external source can provide true happiness.

That’s because true happiness comes from within. To find happiness, you must start at the source. The other things (jobs, money, family, friends, etc.) can add a lot of joy to your life, but they can’t make you happy.

If you’re searching for happiness, we can help. Here are our top tips on how to find happiness from within yourself.

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Why youth need positive mentors

Mentoring Moments: Why Youth Need Positive Mentors

It’s often said that children are our future, but for many youths who already at a disadvantage, navigating their way to a bright and fulfilling future is difficult.

Enter the mentor. A mentor is a positive role model who takes on an active part in a child’s life, providing guidance and support. Mentors can play a crucial role in a child’s development and future success.

If you’re wondering why exactly youth need positive mentors, we’ve got a quick guide that breaks down the statistics for you.

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Learning how to stay motivated to change for the better

Motivate This: Learning How to Stay Motivated to Change for the Better

There’s no better time to change your life than the start of a new year.

Change is difficult, and some people fail to stay motivated because they haven’t identified what’s most important to them. Are you interested in learning how to stay motivated when it comes to starting a new relationship or business venture?

Below we’ve compiled four tips on how to break through apathy, stress, or depression to create the life you’ve always dreamed of.

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Parenting Help

Parenting Help: Do I Love One Child More Than the Others?

As a parent, you probably wonder if you are cut out for it.

There will be days you question whether you can parent your kids, give them love, keep them safe, and do everything you can to give them what they need throughout childhood. There’s no denying that parenting is difficult, and that’s just with one child.

When you have multiple children, chances are they are going to be interested in different things and have different personalities and abilities. It is very easy as a parent to show favoritism to one child over another.

Is this a problem? Can it be solved? What can you do to make sure you are loving and supporting your children equally? Let’s delve deeper into the topic of child favoritism.

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How to prevent road rage

Managing Frustration: How to Prevent Road Rage

In the last 12 years, around 1,500 people died in road rage accidents. Police departments warn that road rage accidents happen more often every year.

Every one of those 1,500 deaths was preventable. The people involved needed to practice managing their anger. It takes seconds to change your point-of-view, but no amount of time will revive the dead.

Managing frustration while you’re driving will keep everyone safe on the road. The changes to how you react to stress improve other parts of your life, as well.

You’ll need a few tricks to use for road rage prevention. Practice these techniques each time you get behind the wheel.

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Counteracting feelings of loneliness

Counteracting Feelings of Loneliness

In 2019, 2 in 5 Americans reported feeling lonely or isolated. They also reported that these feelings contributed to poor mental health. These figures only increased in 2020.

If loneliness is weighing on you, you’re not alone. Managing your emotions can make a huge difference when it comes to combating loneliness. If you are starting to feel lonely most of your time, we are here to help.

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