Study explores whether helping others or treating ourselves leads to greater well-being.
When we hold on to hurt, we are emotionally and cognitively hobbled, and our relationships suffer. Forgiveness is strong medicine for this.
Practices have been shown to increase positive emotions, including gratitude, spending on others, meditation and mindfulness.
Emotions have the greatest influence on how we learn, process, communicate, set goals and organize our lives. Emotional health needs to be a primary focus.
Struggles can take us by surprise. Learning healthy ways to move through adversity can help us cope better and recover more quickly.