Taking steps to challenge this natural reflex of apologizing can support reduced anxiety, guilt and shame. Apologizing is the act of acknowledging “faults or failures”; however chronic apologizers need to redefine their thoughts and understand that not all they are apologizing for are THEIR failures, instead they need to practice gratitude.
Life is full of distractions, especially if you are trying to get your meditation in while in the comfort of your own home. Whether you choose to meditate in the morning before starting your day or for a few minutes after getting home from work, it can make all the difference to try and eliminate some of those distractions at home.
U-Nify’s mission is to offer affordable workshops led by therapists, life coaches, spiritual leaders, and wellness experts. We believe mental health should be part of your everyday wellness routine, just like going to the gym, yoga or attending a meditation. Check out this interview with our founder, Sandra Kushnir, LMFT.
Life can be stressful! Learn a few simple habits that you can develop that can have tremendous impacts on your daily mood and overall sense of well-being. Let’s take a look at a few mood-boosting hacks to incorporate into your routine!
Mourning the death of a loved one is difficult, and it can take a long time before you move on, but you will be able to move on. Most advice will tell you that “moving on” is more of a metaphorical goal. You have to get past the bereavement period in your own head. While this is certainly true, it’s wrong to think that moving on cannot also be a physical way to cope.
Friendship. Some of the most significant relationships in life are our friendships, friends are soul mates who come into our lives to be mirrors that wake us up and help us grow into our full potential. Friends are the family that we get to choose and they become part of our tribe. Humans are wired to have connection and our friendships are vital to our mental and emotional health.
Projection is a powerful thing. Probably one of the most powerful psychological and emotional qualities that sets humans apart from other animals. We project our thoughts onto paper and create stories, songs, and poetry. We project our ideas and create incredible inventions and we project our hearts deepest wishes, desires, pain onto others and relationships, all without even consciously realizing it.
Vulnerability means showing up and allowing yourself to be seen, speaking your truth and putting yourself at risk for rejection. It's saying "I love you" and not knowing how the other person feels. It's hearing that you have cancer. It's walking into an interview for your dream job. It's becoming a parent for the first time. It's facing someone that you have hurt. It's admitting that you struggle with an addiction or that your relationship isn't working anymore.