Counseling Articles

Should You See a Therapist?

If you’re on the fence about whether or not to see a therapist, consider this: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. And the earlier you get help, the easier it is to solve the problem. But how do you even know you’re having a problem? Everyone suffers from blue periods, stress, anger and strain. So it’s…

Finding Happiness in Relationships

We’ve already talked about how having a positive attitude and cultivating a good environment can affect happiness. Another really important component of being happy is connecting with others, preferably others who are happy too. Who are they? Happy people feel hopeful about the future, they enjoy life for the most part, and they feel they are on par with their…

More on the Road to Happiness

Last week we talked about finding lasting happiness, which usually takes work and sacrifice. Maintaining a positive mindset is critical and creating a new narrative for yourself may put you on a path to a rosier future. What else can you do? Make your environment great. From the country you live in to the bedroom you sleep in, you can…

Your Journey to Happiness

Happiness is a worthwhile thing to pursue. So say the Dalai Lama—the purpose of life is to strive for happiness—and the U.S. Constitution—every citizen has the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. But what constitutes happiness? Let’s just say it’s easier to capture a moment of fleeting happiness, like the rush of pleasure you get from an…

Are You Too Sensitive?

If someone tells you you’re too sensitive, beware. They could be the bull in the china shop who stampedes over your feelings and then expects you not to mind. Or they could be the manipulative toxic person who is trying to control you. Or they could actually be trying to help you achieve an emotional balance that will make you…

6 Small Bad Habits to Break

Some behaviors are simply not good for your mental health. Sometimes just a few small adjustments can make a big difference in your life. You don’t always have to make a herculean effort to get yourself feeling significantly better. There may be just a few tune-ups you can make to better your mental health. Here are some behaviors you might…

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