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Research reaffirms many young people feel stuck in the “now” of challenges including depression, anxiety, gender identity and loneliness.
Our free mobile self-help app, Shadow’s Edge, has now received over 31,000 journal entries from young adults seeking to build resilience. Here’s what they show.
We focus so much on training the ability to regulate emotions that we fail to counterbalance this skill with the ability to express emotions.
I have found a contentedness and confidence in myself through the process and writing creatively puts a smile on my face every day.
When you identify silence as uncomfortable, allow yourself to understand why.
Why does it feel like searching for mental health care is bad for your mental health?
Making the conscious choice to focus your energy and attention on positive ways of thinking can eventually lead to more positive ways of being in your body.
You own your Worry, and absolutely can kick it out of your world. Here’s how.
How to dig below “fine” to engage your kids in “how was school?” conversations that matter.
Nancy Sharp believes that every life is unique and worthy of further exploration and sharing. It is this belief that leads her to the practice and instruction of Guided Autobiography.
By paying attention to the mental health of our young people as they experience stressful situations, we can help them do their best in the moment and find longevity in whatever activities they choose.
Would you believe that at 40 years old, even with the personal work I’ve done on myself, I still feel guilty at times for what my 4-year old self did or didn’t do?
It’s been 3 months since my injury, 11 weeks since surgery, 5 weeks since ending IV antibiotics…and I just want to be miserable.
We think of summer vacation as a joyous time for kids, but it’s also a gaping void swirling with uncertainty.
The thing about fear is that when you live with it for so long and it inundates you, it either breaks you or you break free from it.
Being alone is powerful. What did you learn from isolation?
Patients who join a clinical trial receive an innovative treatment for free that may significantly improve symptoms.
All along I’ve been saying, “Let’s go climbing this weekend,” when what I really meant was, “Let’s share an experience together.”
There are skills you can develop to help you reimagine your future and fly across this Grand Canyon of the unknown.
I realized the constant pushing for a hyper-full life because “there just isn’t enough time,” actually limits my life.
I’m writing this the morning after the mass shooting at a King Soopers in Boulder, Colorado… my neighborhood grocery store.
Focusing on the excellence of your approach and your own experience can make you (and especially me…) a better athlete and a better person.
I recently found I have had an untapped meditative source for many years, right with me at all times: My dog.
In my experience, it’s tough to swim with a greased watermelon. Now it’s the best metaphor I know for the difficulty of getting a good habit to stick.
Think about a time in your life when you felt like your mental health and mental wellbeing were strong. Chances are other things were going well in your life at that point, too. Maybe you were motivated and pushing forward with career or school, or felt grounded in...
Perhaps you may discover something by simply noticing your resistance.
After the Traumatic Stress of 2020, Positive Psychology Offers the Opportunity for Posttraumatic Growth
Prioritizing purpose and connection can help people who have experienced the traumas of 2020 move toward posttraumatic growth instead of posttraumatic stress.
With our lives opening back up, it seems like we might be able to go back to “normal.” But that’s not how it seems to be working for me or for my kids.
“Although I broke away from you a while ago, you never completely disappeared.”