Category: Emotions


Anxiety is the most common mental health problem for Americans. It is even more common in people with a life threatening condition such as heart disease. Sufferers often feel that they are trapped in a scary world that they can’t control. But effective treatments are available, it’s just a matter of finding something that works… Read more »

Depression and Heart Disease

We are creatures of habit. Depression occurs when we get stuck in habitual patterns that keep us unhappy. We are often unaware of the patterns, and don’t think that things could be any different. These negative patterns are formed by an accumulation of specific unresolved events. Examples are physical and emotional shocks or traumas, and… Read more »

How to Become Strong Enough to Forgive and Smart Enough Not to Get Hooked

Anger is a completely normal and healthful emotion. It helps us focus our awareness on situations that require our attention, and helps us rouse the energy needed to protect ourselves from harm. But when anger is frozen into cynical hostility or resentment, it robs us of our natural capacity to give and receive the love… Read more »