Are You Happy?

Are You Happy? by Rebecca Hintze, M.Sc. Everyone wants to be happy and everybody can be when we have healthy attitudes, beliefs, and values. Despite the increase in anti-depressant drug use and talk of emotional disorders, the truth is, most people are happy. According to a recent study, people who live in relatively free countries (and aren't in pri...

Managing Emotions

Managing Emotions By Rebecca Hintze Decades ago, when I took my first class about managing emotions, I learned a long list of negative emotions. I memorized them as part of my homework, and to this day, I can still run through that list in my mind in a matter of seconds. They are: "Overwhelm, fear, terror, guilt, shame, anger, burden, betrayal, jealousy...