Why Music to Your Ears is Good for Your Heart

William Shakespeare once contemplated on the importance and influence of music to the human experience and wrote this: “Music can minister to minds diseased, pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow, raze out the written troubles of the brain, and with its sweet oblivious antidote, cleanse the full bosom of all perilous stuff that weighs […]

Be Kind to Your Mind: The Importance of Healthy Self-Dialogue

“The most important conversations you’ll ever have are the ones you’ll have with yourself.” — David Goggins The importance of healthy self-talk has been broadcast by scientific publications, from state to media websites, and by various professionals, from psychologists to endurance athletes. But what is self-talk and why does having a healthy one matter? Exploring […]

Dealing with Anticipatory Grief

Grief is a natural emotional response or coping mechanism for loss. When a loved one dies for example, grief helps us process and manage the heavy emotional toll that comes with it. However, even if the event of losing someone dear to us hasn’t happened yet, the grieving process can already begin.  Anticipatory grief refers […]

How to Provide Emotional Support and Help with Burnout

Caregiving can be emotionally and physically demanding. Caring for the caregiver involves providing emotional support and practical help to ensure that caregivers can continue to provide the best care possible without compromising their own health and well-being. Emotional support can take many forms, including listening to caregivers, providing a safe space for them to express […]