Tag: Belonging

  • Therapy Thursday

      During the present times of physical distancing and social isolation, compassionate hugs (like this tree root “hugging” the old tree trunk) are rare or even non-existent. Hugs release the hormone, oxytocin, which helps people feel deep connection, a sense of belonging, and improves mood. Do you have a close friend to boost to each other’s […]

  • TED Talk Tuesday

    What brings you happiness? What gives your life meaning and purpose? Our culture is obsessed with happiness, but happiness is not consistent and there is a more fulfilling path, according to journalist and author, Emily Esfahani Smith. If we serve something beyond ourselves and develop our best inner beings, we will have something meaningful to grasp. In […]