5 Best Resources to Help You CONNECT and SUCCEED in 2018

“The new year stands before us like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals.” —Melody Beattie To help you connect and achieve overwhelming results, well-being and success in every aspect of your life in 2018, we have compiled some resources to encourage and energize your transformation. 1. Read MINDSET. …

Ebenezer Scrooge’s Tips on the Holiday Blues

“A merrier Christmas, Bob, my good fellow, than I have given you for many a year! I’ll raise your salary, and endeavor to assist your struggling family…” —Ebenezer Scrooge Many years ago, Andy Williams wrote the hit song, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year with the kids jingle belling… And everyone telling you be of good cheer. It’s …

Top 3 Action Items to CRUSH Holiday Loneliness

“Friendship needs no words – it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness. Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for, great enough to die for.” —Dag Hammarskjold How to understand loneliness In our previous post, we recognized loneliness as an unpleasant emotional response to isolation. Loneliness does not depend on how many friends …

Top 3 Tips for Overcoming Loneliness during the Holidays

Why am I lonely? “I am a school teacher. I’m surrounded the entire work day by students, parents, colleagues and administrative staff. I come home, where I am surrounded by my husband, two children, one dog and a cat…all who love me and crave my attention. My continuing depression led me to seek counseling, where I discovered that I wasn’t …

Treatments For Depression

In addition to nature treatments such as nutrition, your healthcare professionals may include one or more types of the following treatment methods: Psychotherapy: Your healthcare provider may recommend this type of treatment to address some of the symptoms of depression. It includes a sequence of interpersonal treatment sessions. According to Dr. John M. Grohol, psychotherapy (also called talk-therapy or counseling) …

5 Surprising Signs of Depression

Did you know… More than 350 million people of all ages suffer from depression? Depression is a common mental disorder and the leading cause of disability worldwide (World Health Organization). It’s normal to feel sad occasionally. For example, if I lose a loved one or my favorite job, I’ll be depressed. However, if I’m sad most of the time and …

7 Practical Tips to Overcome Depression

Did you know that more than 350 million people of all ages suffer from depression? Depression is a common mental disorder and the leading cause of disability worldwide (World Health Organization). It’s normal to feel sad occasionally. For example, if I lose a loved one or my favorite job, I’ll be depressed. However, if I’m sad most of the time …

7 Things that People Want in Life

“The thief comes to steal, kill and destroy. I came that you may have life and enjoy life it in abundance” (John 10:10). The abundant life includes both achievements and fulfillment. It’s the fullness of “love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control” (Galatians 5:22-23). What do want in life? Here’s the list of 7 most common things …