Finding Strength To Face Grief During Quarantine

Finding Strength To Face Grief During Quarantine

It is normal, and right, to be grieving in this moment. We grieve for the normalcy we’ve lost, the friends and family we cannot see, the horrors we hear and read about on the news and our social media feeds. Grief during quarantine is normal but knowing that doesn’t...
5 Things Everyone Ought To Know About Emotions

5 Things Everyone Ought To Know About Emotions

We are emotional beings, governed in fact, by the same emotions for thousands of years. Despite advances in science and technology, our emotions pull us into primal states of being. We all know what fear, anger, hatred, jealousy and other negative emotions feel like....
How we learn to block and fear our emotions

How we learn to block and fear our emotions

Many of us aren’t familiar with the idea of listening to our emotions. We weren’t taught to process our emotions as kids. Instead, we learned to hide our emotions, avoid thinking about them or dismiss them. Very quickly we picked up on the messages we heard: When...
“Friending” Your Emotions is Your Key to Freedom

“Friending” Your Emotions is Your Key to Freedom

Imagine that you have shared with a close friend that you are sick of your current job and that you are excited because you’re going to interview for a new job. When you see her next time, she talks about things that are going on in her life but doesn’t ask you about...