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4 Strategies to Teach Empathy to Children

By Jill Patton, FMCHC
Use these tips to help instill empathy early on.
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8 Ways to Rediscover Empathy

By Jill Patton, FMCHC
Our ability to feel compassion for others helps us survive and thrive. Learn how to feel empathy without burning out.
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A Meditation on Choosing to Love — Even When It’s Difficult

By Spiwe Jefferson
It’s not always easy to love the people around us or the tasks required of us, but mindfulness meditation can help us exercise affection even when it feels difficult.
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How Can I Calm My Fear of Flying?

By Mo Perry
Discover natural solutions to help alleviate this common stress response.
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What Is Your Apology Language?

By Jessie Sholl
Just as we all have a primary love language, we also have an apology language, and it can shape how we approach mending a rift.
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NATURAL MENTAL HEALTH: 4 Strategies to Filter Out Fear

By Henry Emmons, MD
Being afraid is natural — but here are some ways to keep fear from controlling you.
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How to Replace Self-Criticism With Positive Affirmations

By Gina DeMillo Wagner 
Want a fast way to improve your self-image? Replace demoralizing self-criticism with more no-nonsense statements that reflect a positive appreciation for your body — and your present reality. 
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NATURAL MENTAL HEALTH: How to Free Yourself From the Cycle of Rumination

By Henry Emmons, MD
These seven tips can help stop obsessive rumination and cool down your body and mind.
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Sharon Salzberg on Real Happiness

By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
The mindfulness pioneer on healing ourselves and the world.
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How to Build Romance Through Gratitude

By Courtney Helgoe
Genuine appreciation can increase intimacy in your relationship. Here's how.
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How to Make Better Decisions

By Quinton Skinner
A “scout mindset” can help us cultivate curiosity, improve our reasoning, and make better decisions.
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How to Navigate a Strained Relationship

By Katherine Reynolds Lewis
Our differences don't have to keep us polarized. Try this expert advice for forging unexpected connections.
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4 Ways to Express Gratitude

By Molly Tynjala
Channel an optimistic outlook with one of these four helpful tools.
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What to Say When You Don’t Know What to Say

By Kara Douglass Thom
The first step is listening with empathy and openness.
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What Is Bystander Intervention?

By Déjà Leonard
This expert advice on bystander intervention can help you learn to identify and interrupt harassment in your community.
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The Sixth Stage of Grief

By Quinton Skinner
How finding meaning in loss can help you heal.
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A Life of Love

By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
Julie Schwartz Gottman, PhD, has overcome tragedy, found purpose, and become wise in the ways of making love last.
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What to Do When You’ve Been Ghosted

By Mo Perry
Not having closure can make it difficult to move on. Here's one strategy.
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How to Cultivate a Healthy Response to Rejection

By Mo Perry
Being rejected is disappointing, but becoming self-aware can help temper your reaction.
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How to Build Empathy and Compassion in Your Community

By Jessie Sholl
There's a big difference between cursory cordiality and true benevolence. Our experts make the case for spreading deep kindness in your community.
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