Childhood Emotional Neglect

Childhood emotional neglect is a common occurrence that affects a person into adulthood. Those who’ve experienced it often have no idea it exists.

Five Signs of Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence as a psychological theory was originally developed by Peter Salovey and John Mayer. They described it as “the ability to perceive emotions, to access and generate emotions so as to assist thought, to understand emotions and emotional knowledge, and to reflectively regulate emotions so as to promote emotional and intellectual growth,” (Mayer & Salovey, 1997).

Grief is like glitter.

You never know when grief is going to show up, sometimes in the most unexpected places, at the most unexpected time, and in the most unexpected ways. 

Why is it so difficult to rest?

For some of us, it can be difficult to shut down our productivity mindset and rest. So what do we do if we suspect this drive to avoid rest has some unhealthy roots?

Anger Danger

“To recognize that my upsets come from myself is the first step to remedying them.” — Anthony De Mello Anger is a powerful emotion that can often lead to undesirable behaviors and regretful interactions. Like many of our emotions, they tend to arise uninvited and take over our headspace. Oftentimes, … Read More

What is your anger telling you?

Anger can feel protective, but it’s usually a sign of deeper emotions like sadness, hurt, and shame. Lashing out can be destructive.

Recognizing Signs of Self-Harm

If you suspect a loved one of self-harm, here are possible warning signs to look for and encouraging steps you can take to help.