One thing is clear: boys grow up in a world inhabited by a narrower range of emotions, one in which their experiences of anger are noticed, inferred and potentially even cultivated. This leaves other emotions — particularly the more vulnerable emotions—sorely ignored or missing in their growing minds. This is all the more concerning given that research from Harvard Medical School shows…Read More
“Be the one who nurtures and builds. Be the one who has an understanding and forgiving heart. One who looks for the best in other people. Leave people better than you found them”
— Marcus Aurelius
We are so distracted by our constant access to technology, information and sources of instant entertainment and communication that many people rarely have any time to be truly aware of themselves or the world around them.Read More
Before becoming parents, we all have a view of how we will raise our children, what we will do and won’t ever do in situations, and how we will shape their little lives, so they can be happy, healthy and can live a fulfilling life they desire. Then something happens...Read More
Why do people complain? Not to torture others with their negativity, surely. When most of us indulge in a bit of a moan, the idea is to "vent." By getting our emotions out, we reason, we'll feel better. However, science suggests there are a few serious flaws in that reasoning.Read More
It’s well known that attitudes, emotions and feelings affect our body in a variety of ways.
For example, feelings of hopelessness affect the body’s hormone system and change the chemical flows within our brains. Different emotional states act as triggers that impact our biology in a variety of ways.Read More