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 prison or psy...

Managing Emotions

Managing EmotionsBy Rebecca HintzeDecades 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, judgm...