Category Archives: Emotional Health

Could Using Guilt on Your Children Backfire?

It’s an age-old technique: If you want your children to behave, you lay on the guilt and shame. While guilt can be one way to help children learn appropriate behaviors, it’s not always the best method of teaching. In some cases, guilt crosses the line when we start using it to control behavior and make… Continue Reading

How Hugs Can Help Your Health

Not too long ago, I attended FinCon. My attendance came at a tough time in my life. The good news is that I felt among friends — people I could truly trust. I was able to say things I haven’t been able to get off my chest for more than four months. And, best of… Continue Reading

5 Tips for Dealing With Grief

It can be difficult to manage grief at times. We all deal with grief differently, and situations are often compounded by the fact that different griefs affect us in various ways. The grief felt at losing your aging grandmother might feel different than the grief associated with losing your young child. Grief experienced as the… Continue Reading

5 Things You Should Understand about Grief

Dealing with emotional fallout can be difficult, no matter your situation. Grief is one of those things that can be hard to understand — and overwhelming to deal with. As you consider grief, whether it’s your own or whether someone close to you is experiencing grief, here are 5 things you need to understand: 1.… Continue Reading

Dealing With a Return to Work After Maternity Leave

One of the issues that many women face after having a child is the return to work after maternity leave. Preparing financially for maternity leave is often the easy part. The hard part is figuring out how to navigate your workplace after you return from maternity leave. Challenges Facing Women on the Return to the Workforce… Continue Reading