Dear Daughters, Did you know that scientific researchers have demonstrated that laughing and maintaining a sense of humor ward off stress, fight illnesses, and promote overall mind and body health. Find simple ways to laugh and relax, and turn to humor when you feel worries and frustrations creeping in. The Power of Humor Using Humor … Continue reading Humor: A Serious Weapon in the Fight Against Stress
Dear Daughters, Everyone gets angry. While anger is a difficult emotion, most people handle it as best they can with minimal consequences. Sometimes, just a sincere apology can work wonders. In this article we will explore : The Cycle of Anger Break the Cycle of Anger Resources The Cycle of Anger Some people constantly struggle … Continue reading Are you Struggling with Anger
Happy and unhappy people see the world differently. When things are uncertain, unhappy people tend to take a negative view. For example, if they aren't sure why someone is being nice, they assume that person has a hidden agenda. Happy people see the same situation and think positive: if someone is acting nice, they're probably just being nice. … Continue reading How is your view?
Dear Daughters, With the holidays approaching domestic abuse tends to rise.When it comes to domestic violence, it can be difficult to separate fact from myth. Because each victim's situation is unique, the solution to one person's circumstances may put another victim at greater risk. Well-meaning friends and family members may have misconceptions that can confuse … Continue reading Domestic Abuse Myths and Facts
Dear Daughters, Fear is a common emotion. Caused by a release of adrenaline from the nervous system, fear energizes our bodies with both positive and negative results. It can aid in our fight-or-flight self-defense mechanism, protecting us from threatening situations. However, fear can also paralyze us, preventing us from living normal, balanced lives. If you … Continue reading Coping with Fear
Dear Daughters, Statistically, adult women suffer twice as much from depression as men. The reasons include social differences, physical and hormonal differences, and age-related differences. The most important fact about depression in women is that treatment can be highly successful. Consider the following facts from the National Institute of Mental Health. • Are women more … Continue reading Depression in Women
Dear Daughters, Having a controlling personality that dominates your relationships with others may alienate friends and relatives. Instead of feeling as if there is give and take in the relationship, they may begin to believe that their feelings and opinions do not matter. If you find that you are often the one who controls things … Continue reading How can I change my controlling personality?