3 Ways for Parents to Change the Mood at Home

The coronavirus pandemic has many people feeling stressed or overwhelmed. We’re in a unique crisis situation that can have all of our emotions out of whack. Your children probably have those same thoughts and feelings, but may find it difficult to express them appropriately. We are dealing with unprecedented times across our country and it’s more important than […]

5 Questions to Consider When Drowning In Disappointment

You’re reading 5 Questions to Consider When Drowning In Disappointment, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you’re enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Disappointments are part and parcel of life. But if you don’t deal with it the right way, it can slowly consume you […]

6 Ways To Live A More Positive Life

You’re reading 6 Ways To Live A More Positive Life, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you’re enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. In a world where a great deal of people believe that negative thinking is a more realistic approach to life than positive […]

5 Habits that Productive People Do Before Bedtime

You’re reading 5 Habits that Productive People Do Before Bedtime, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you’re enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Do your evenings tend to slip by too quickly? If you want to maximize and become productive in the last hours of […]

Benefits of Therapy You Probably Didn’t Know About

Many of us have a narrow view of therapy. We think it’s solely for navigating clinical depression or severe anxiety or roller-coaster moods. We think it’s only an option when we’re going through a major crisis, a big transition, or a prolonged, persistent period of grief. We think therapy is only an option when relationships […]

Is Happiness Really A Choice?

You’re reading Is Happiness Really A Choice?, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you’re enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. When I was a child, my parents would ask me, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” and I would reply “Happy!” […]

Why facing death makes us want to live

This weeks fabulous and thought-provoking guest blog post comes from Mandy Hu (aka Xian Hu) who studied Neurobiology at the University of Amsterdam and majored in Science Communication. Who she is? A writer, a traveller and a dreamer. She is still searching for her voice in science writing, but to get an idea of her writing style you […]