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How the Growth Mindset Works

How the Growth Mindset Works

What is a growth mindset? There are enviable individuals who acquire skills and knowledge effortlessly, others are more orderly and achievement-focused, and still others who exhibit unusual talents. While such positive traits are not evenly distributed, they are not...

Emotional Validation

Emotional Validation

Everyone wants to feel that they matter. They want to be heard and seen, and they want their feelings to be understood and accepted. Validation helps a person feel cared for and supported. Yet, too often a person can feel that their inner experiences are judged and...

How Adults Can Support Healthy Friendships

How Adults Can Support Healthy Friendships

Positive and supportive friendships are important to the health and wellbeing of adolescents. While friendships become increasingly influential during adolescence, young people’s relationships with their parents and other caring adults remain extremely important....

Mindfulness at Work

Mindfulness at Work

Employers understand the benefits of mindfulness. A number of well-known companies have begun implementing mindfulness programs for their employees including Apple, Google, Deutsche Bank, Procter & Gamble and General Mills. Among other benefits, employers cite...

Reconnecting with Co-workers

Reconnecting with Co-workers

Building and maintaining positive work relationships is an important facet of workplace success. During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many people transitioned to working remotely, changing the dynamics with their supervisor and among coworkers. If your...

Five Ways to Restore Balance in Your Life

Five Ways to Restore Balance in Your Life

Here are five ways to help you bring your work and life into balance. The key is changing your attitudes about what you can, and should, accomplish at work. 1. Stop trying to please everyone. Don’t fall victim to the allure of trying to please everyone. You’ll be...

Annual LGBTQ+ Pride Traditions

Annual LGBTQ+ Pride Traditions

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Pride Month is currently celebrated each year in the month of June to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan. The Stonewall Uprising was a tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States....

Pride month

Pride month

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Pride Month is currently celebrated each year in the month of June to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan. The Stonewall Uprising was a tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States....

Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s by Olivia DeLong

Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s by Olivia DeLong

Taking care of a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease can be emotionally and physically taxing. It’s hard to see someone you care about change in so many ways. And it can be physically exhausting for you, especially if you are the primary caregiver. Here are 6 tips to...

Alzheimer’s Basics

Alzheimer’s Basics

If you think you, or a loved one, has Alzheimer’s, a slowly progressive brain disease that affects memory, thinking and behavior, it’s normal to be worried. We’ve broken down the basics to help you better understand the condition, so you can get the help you need....