Doing something creative can improve your brain health and overall sense of well-being. No matter what your personality type is, engaging in small, daily acts of creativity can make us feel good, not just in the moment, but over the long term according to the findings of an American and New Zealand research team who studied the creative activities of ...

Conflict can occur within families at anytime, but too much “togetherness” can really make things challenging on the home front. Whether conflict occurs between partners, parent-child, or siblings the sources of conflict typically arise from three main factors. Family members may differ in what they want to accomplish, in the ways in which they want to pursue their goals and ...

Everyone knows the benefits of physical activity for the body, but research has shown that it also positively impacts the brain. Exercise has been proven to regulate mood, especially in times of stress. In fact, aerobic exercise (getting breathless) for 20 minutes a day is considered a standard treatment for depression by the American Psychiatric Association. In a study done ...

Wellness is an active process of becoming aware and making choices towards a healthy and fulfilling life. Wellness is a process of Change and Growth. Why Wellness Matters Wellness affects our actions and emotions. Optimal wellness can reduce stress, cuts down the chance of illness and supports positive interactions with others, which in turn, can help us manage life’s challenges, ...

In times of uncertainty, your children are looking at you for direction. According to Tamar Chansky (2004), author of  Freeing Your Child from Anxiety,  no matter how you answer they actually want to know three things: Is it okay that this is happening?Am I okay? Are you there for me? Your emotions will be just as powerful as your words. Remember ...