The Downside to Being Stoic: Why Verbalizing Feelings Helps

The Downside to Being Stoic: Why Verbalizing Feelings Helps

Have you ever felt trapped in your mind? Neglecting to express emotions prevents living a healthy and content life. According to a recent article in The Atlantic, “verbalizing one’s feelings can lead to health benefits including less stress and improved outcomes from...
Happiness Through Human Connection: Alone versus Loneliness

Happiness Through Human Connection: Alone versus Loneliness

All humans need human connection to varying degree. We are social beings. In pre-historic times, our ancestors formed tribes. Being rejected from the tribe led to loss of protection and death.Modern society no longer requires banding together for survival. The need...
Five Strategies to Increase Happiness

Five Strategies to Increase Happiness

Clinical psychology and psychiatry aim to decrease human suffering and psychological pain.  Not as much attention is given to increasing human happiness and contentment.  The field of positive psychology contributes to our understanding of well-being and happiness. ...