Articles in the category Deeper Thinking

How Peers Can Help First Responders in Need of Support

First responders—including police officers, firefighters, and emergency medical service workers—face mental health struggles at disproportionately high rates. Repeated exposure to death and disaster in their fields causes emotional trauma that can lead to anxiety, depression, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and suicide. In fact, a report commissioned by the Ruderman Family Foundation found police and firefighters […]

How to Develop Humility in Your Kids

You might be surprised to hear that one of the best things you can do as a parent is to develop humility in your kids. The surprise comes because humility is grossly misunderstood. It conjures up images of a meek and unassuming child who eats alone in the school cafeteria and does not belong to […]

How to Disconnect From The World And Find Peace

Disconnecting from everything around you is hard, but necessary. Do you have stress build up in your body? Neck and shoulders tense? Is your mind going faster than your body possibly can? STOP! Disconnect. If you live in chronic, persistent stress you will be welcoming a stroke soon.

Positive Psychology and Martial Arts

Martial arts trainers believe that kids enhance self-discipline and responsibility by training martial arts. This kind of sport influences the child’s development and social skills, improves concentration, develops respect and self-esteem, and helps them learn to fight for their own goals. It will influence the learning of healthy habits, reduces stress and nervousness, develops tolerance, […]

How to Determine If You Made the Right Choice

The first big decision I had to make was choosing a course for college. Between high school graduation and the opening of classes, I had less than three months to pick one ( if you’re wondering why, it’s because I never gave it a thought until I had to) and my whole life ahead depended […]

15 Quotes About Suicide

Every year in September, the United States observes National Suicide Prevention Week, a campaign to spread awareness about this social ill, its prevention, and the warning signs. It aims to promote a better understanding of suicide to the general public with a view to erasing the stigma associated with it, encouraging people to seek mental […]

Why and How to Be Still

In this modern and always-connected world, it’s become a challenge to be still. Being still, you see, is more than just not talking or not moving. But even without talk and motion, our media-laden world has deprived us of opportunities to be still, albeit with our consent. Left alone, we’re on the internet, fingers on […]

5 Tips To Increase Your Sense Of Purpose (And Why It Matters)

It not easy finding a sense of purpose. Even if we have everything going for us, like a good career, a loving spouse, good kids, a home, a car… You get the picture – having a picture-perfect life doesn’t guarantee that we will have a sense of purpose. Feeling lost is normal and is pretty […]

Self-Care Tips To Heal Yourself After A Painful Breakup

For many people, the end of a relationship can feel like the end of life, entirely. Everything as they once were has perished, only leaving behind memories. No matter how you may be feeling right now, this pivotal phase is a grand opportunity to change the course of your life and build unwavering love for […]