When your brain is primed to be positive, it performs 31% more productively than when it is negative, neutral, or stressed. With the happiness advantage, your intelligence, creativity, and energy levels rise. That said, it makes much more sense to focus on how happiness leads to success, instead of the other way around.
As children approach those dreaded teenage years, their parents are forced to confront new challenges. Some parents liken themselves to the hand that guides a toy car across a bridge or even a bystander watching the car go by, but in reality, the ideal place for the parent is the railing of the bridge. Parents … Continue reading Parenting a Teen? Let’s Talk About Bridges….
Our thoughts and feelings are powerful- how you perceive your world has a strong impact on our body chemistry. Established studies have shown cognitive behavioral therapy works at least as well as antidepressants in helping people with mild to moderate depression! The goal of cognitive therapy is learning to recognize then correct negative automatic thoughts … Continue reading Why Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?