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28 Mental Health Activities, Worksheets & Books for Adults & Students

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Mental health is an important thing to talk about, but it can sometimes feel uncomfortable for people to start discussing. It is an important subject, however, as an increase in societal mental health awareness can have positive outcomes. For example, one study examining a British anti-stigma campaign found that people […]

How to Set Healthy Boundaries: 10 Examples + PDF Worksheets

setting healthy boundaries

Setting boundaries is an important part of establishing one’s identity and is a crucial aspect of mental health and well-being. Boundaries can be physical or emotional, and they can range from being loose to rigid, with healthy boundaries often falling somewhere in between. This article will discuss what healthy boundaries […]

Interpersonal Effectiveness: 9 Worksheets & Examples (+ PDF)

Interpersonal Effectiveness: 9 Worksheets & Examples (+ PDF)

What is the most important skill a person can have? There is a myriad of skills that can be added to our repertoire, enhanced, and improved. There are thousands of courses, millions of books and articles, and countless tips and suggestions to improve our lives by cultivating a certain skill […]

7 Reasons it’s Been a Positive Year for Positive Psychology

7 Reasons it's Been a Positive Year for Positive Psychology

“What’s happening in the world today?” How many times have you heard this in 2017? It’s a question we throw around a little too frequently, implying the world is falling apart. It’s not surprising given the news we’re constantly exposed to via the various channels – as a result of […]

The Emotion Wheel: What It Is and How to Use It [+PDF]

Plutchik's Wheel of Emotions: What is it and How to Use it in Counseling?

Can you guess how many emotions a human can experience? It’s around 34,000. With so many emotions, how can one navigate the turbulent waters of feelings, without getting lost? The answer: an emotion wheel. Through years of studying emotions, American psychologist Dr. Robert Plutchik proposed that there are eight primary […]

9 Self-Compassion Exercises & Worksheets for Increasing Compassion

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“Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.” – Dalai Lama We know about the importance of love and compassion for others. As the Dalai Lama stated, humanity cannot survive without these characteristics. I’ve always loved this quote, in part because it can be taken two […]

The 4 Best TED Talks On The Benefits Of Writing

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For some people, writing can feel like a chore. Sitting down in front of a computer or a piece of paper when you don’t “have” to can sometimes feel like a waste of time that could be better spent doing other things. There are all sorts of benefits to writing, […]

87 Self-Reflection Questions for Introspection [+Exercises]

Introspection in Psychology: 87 Self-Reflection Questions, Exercises & Worksheets

Have you ever thought about your own thoughts or questioned your mental processes? Do you sometimes take time to clarify your values in a moment of doubt or uncertainty? If you answered "yes," you are no stranger to self-reflection and introspection (terms that will be used more or less interchangeably […]

Beliefs That I Hold And Live By

I believe that nothing is ours forever. The watch you wear, "your" house, "your" books, it is only yours while you are alive. There is no true ownership. That is why we have all these rules creating the illusion that there is. A hard truth does not need to be […]