Therapeutic Photography

Therapeutic Photography 0

Taking pics, processing them, and posting them on social media might be more therapeutic than you realize. 

I recently discovered the concept of Therapeutic Photography: the use of photography by an individual or group to improve mental health. I think that you don't have to necessarily set out to use photography as therapy to have the therapeutic benefits, but becoming more aware of how it can help your mind and mood might boost the benefits.

Therapeutic Benefits of Photography

There is a long list of potential mental health gains from taking pics, processing them, and discussing them.

Therapeutic photography can provide opportunities to:

How to Forgive Yourself Quotes and Tips

How to Forgive Yourself Quotes and Tips 2

Healthy forgiveness involves accessing mistakes and releasing resentment for those mistakes. It’s not only important to be able to forgive other people. It’s also important to be able to forgive yourself too. 

Shame, guilt, and regret are emotions that are meant to make us notice when something we did hurt our self or others. Once you’ve paid attention to that message and made adjustments accordingly, it does not serve you or anyone else for you to wallow in the shame, guilt or regret.

Click Read More for inspiring quotes and 3 Steps for Self Forgiveness. 

How to Relieve Anxiety and Stress with a Nature Pill

How to Relieve Anxiety and Stress with a Nature Pill 0

How about taking a Nature Pill to relieve your stress? A new study shows that 20 to 30 minutes of being in nature (even just sitting in a nature setting in the middle of a city) reduces stress and anxiety.

Click the pic to learn:

  • what a nature pill is
  • what the study showed
  • how you can use a Nature Pill to de-stress

8 Life Tips for How to be a Happier Person

8 Life Tips for How to be a Happier Person 0

Joy and happiness are more skill than circumstance. Here are 8 easy-to-use strategies to boost the positive feelings you get from everyday events and become a happier person. Four of them are in the "what to do" category and four are "what not to do". 
Why do Women Abuse Men?

Why do Women Abuse Men? 0

Partner abuse doesn't just happen man-to-woman. Women can also be abusive to men. Why do girlfriends and wives sometimes abuse their boyfriends and husbands verbally, emotionally,  psychologically, financially, physically, and even sexually?

Are you wondering why your girlfriend or wife is abusive? Why your sister-in-law treats your brother so badly? Or, if you're a woman behaving in abusive ways towards your boyfriend or husband, do you wonder why you do it?

The overarching conscious or subconscious goals of partner abuse are to demean, control, or punish; but why does a particular woman treat her partner that way?

Click to learn 72 reasons why women abuse men.

Why Feeling a Wide Range of Positive Emotions is Good For Your Health

Why Feeling a Wide Range of Positive Emotions is Good For Your Health 0

Feeling a wide range of positive emotions may be more important to your health and well-being than the amount of feel-good you have in your life. People with a wide range of positive emotions had less inflammation in a study performed by US universities (including Cornell) and the German Institute for Economic Research.

Less inflammation is a very good thing! Inflammation has been implicated in many physical illnesses and in anxiety and depression.

Click to learn more about the study and how you can expand your positive emotion word vocabulary.