Eight Signs of Stress and How to Handle Them

Stress is widespread in America. In fact, the American Psychological Association revealed that it is prevalent in two-thirds of the population. Stress is just one of those things that will tell on itself. If you are stressed out for any reason, you will show physical and emotional signs that other people will recognize. This list … Continue reading Eight Signs of Stress and How to Handle Them

How to Be Positive and Realistic At The Same Time

Positive thinking has many benefits including increased personal happiness and improved performance. However, many people set up unrealistic expectations and lose motivation to accomplish their fantasy goals. Sadly, having unrealistic optimism can backfire. Being too positive can make you get your hopes up and set yourself up for disappointment. Therefore, it is essential to be … Continue reading How to Be Positive and Realistic At The Same Time

10 Written Exercises That Can Make You Happier  

Psychologists have developed numerous written exercises that you can do at home to increase your happiness. Here are 10 of the best ones. These exercises can be done on paper or electronically, and all are based on at least one research study.  Make a "good things" log At the end of each day, write down … Continue reading 10 Written Exercises That Can Make You Happier  

Remarriage: How Soon Is Too Soon?

People often remarry after divorce or the death of a spouse. At one time, widows and widowers were expected to wait through a mourning period before accepting suitors. The mourning period was typically one year. It was considered inappropriate to remarry too soon. However, times have changed, and there is no prescribed amount of time … Continue reading Remarriage: How Soon Is Too Soon?

Returning Back To School As an Older Adult

Going back to school as an older adult has many of benefits, according to research by the American Psychological Association, taking college classes as an older adult may reduce your chances of developing dementia or Alzheimer disease. So, it’s not too late to return to school to get that degree you have always wanted.  Also, it’s … Continue reading Returning Back To School As an Older Adult