Archive for month: August, 2022

Why talking to strangers is good for you

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3 questions that turn a trip into a life-changing experience

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3 strategies to help you cope with tragedy and sorrow

Tough times are inevitable. Wellbeing and resilience expert Lucy Hone shares the three straightforward tactics that she used to get through her darkest days. I’d like to start by asking you some questions. Have you ever lost someone you loved? [...]

Want to quit your job? 3 things to consider before you do

If you are an adult of working age, you’ve probably heard about the Great Resignation, whether it’s from the news, social media, your coworkers or friends.  It’s a worldwide movement that has many of us  leaving our jobs — or wondering whether [...]

Going back to the office? 6 tips to help you adjust

Our working situations have changed dramatically since early 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic caused many people to lose their jobs, and companies around the world made the move to remote work. For example, by June 2020, 42 percent of the US labor [...]

How to have better, deeper conversations

It’s happened to all of us. You’re sitting down for dinner with an old friend to catch up. You’re in the middle of sharing an anecdote when their phone dings. Their eyes shift to the screen, and they slide their device [...]

Why are some people irritable all the time? And what can you do?

As a psychologist who’s been in private practice for 25 years, I’ve seen that there are as many kinds of relationship problems as there are humans on this planet. But one issue that keeps coming up is about irritability — [...]