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A fresh start

“I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning.” – J. B. Priestly We...

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Habit of Happiness

What is happiness, and how can we all get some? Biochemist turned Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard says we can train our minds in habits of well-being, to generate a true sense of serenity and...

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Empathy

Here is a wonderfully short video on understanding the difference between empathy and sympathy. What does empathy mean to you?  Do you find it easy to emphasize with others? Let us know in the comments!

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Hope

Check out this music video! It’s part of a mental health initiative and shares some responses of what inspires hope in others. What inspires hope for you? 

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Courage

“Courage doesn’t always roar.  Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day, saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.’” — Mary Anne Radmacher Also, Brene Brown has done amazing work surrounding...

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Music has the ability to leave us feeling more positive.  Plus, according to this HuffPost article, music can impact us by: Reducing stress and anxiety Decreasing pain Improving immune functioning – or protecting us...

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Mental Health Month

May is recognized as Mental Health Month.  During the following month, time is taken to raise awareness and educate the public about the realities of living with mental illness.  Although mental health issues are...