The Truth about Happiness and Why I Needed to Find It

You know those people who are bubbly and happy… morning people, who seem to wake up smiling… people who somehow bounce through their day. I was never one of those people. Nor did I think I ever could be one. I always believed you were either born happy and cheerful...

Antidepressants – For me there was another way…

According to an article published earlier this spring in The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, nearly 70% of people on antidepressants don’t have a major depressive disorder. In some respects, this is astonishing to me, but then again, not really. When my husband died,...

Why It Is Vital To Practice Self-Compassion

Why is it so important to practice self-compassion? Because doing so can help boost your happiness and reduce the likelihood of depression. Research shows that self-compassion matters even more to our personal well-being than self-esteem. Why is that? Because,...