Category Archives: mental health

Gratitude

Gratitude By Sue Newton, MN, RN Gratitude is an emotion expressing appreciation for what one has, otherwise known as thankfulness and gratefulness. Research has shown that gratitude has one of the strongest links with mental health of any character trait and … Continue reading

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Anger

Anger By Ms. Sue Newton, MN,RN Anger is a powerful and important emotion that all of us have experienced at various times in our lives. Nowadays we hear a lot about ‘anger management’ but it is important to understand what … Continue reading

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Q&A On Feelings and Emotions

With Ms. Paige Abbott, Registered Psychologist What is the difference between ‘feelings’ and ’emotions’? Often these terms are used interchangeably. Historically, the word ‘feeling’ was meant to connote anything that could be taken in or experienced via the five senses … Continue reading

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Fear/F.E.A.R.

Fear/F.E.A.R. By Ms. Paige Abbott, Registered Psychologist Fear is an intense emotion that can come about unexpectedly in the wake of real or perceived threats. That’s right- even events that are not real or are never going to happen can … Continue reading

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Expectations

  Q&A on Expectations With Dr. Raju Hajela 1) What are expectations and how do they compare to things like goals? Expectations are usually “shoulds” that one places one self or other people.  They are often unfulfilled, hence, can cause … Continue reading

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