No man is hurt but by himself

… that no man is hurt but by himself. Diogenes said that, and he was right. Every person’s experience is created internally, by him or herself. No one outside of you can tell you what anything means, or whether you are “hurt” or not. If you feel hurt by something or someone, it is theContinue reading “No man is hurt but by himself”

A few questions to get you thinking!

What do you look forward to? What friendships make you smile and feel more positive? What hobbies bring out the best in you? What do you deliberately do when you are down in order to feel better? What music tends to lift your spirits? What do your friends and family do that lifts your spirits?Continue reading “A few questions to get you thinking!”

What is Emotional Regulation?

“Emotional regulation refers to the process by which individuals influence which emotions they have, when they have them, and how they experience and express their feelings. Emotional regulation can be automatic or controlled, conscious or unconscious, and may have effects at one or more points in the emotion producing process.” (Gross et al. 1998). JoinContinue reading “What is Emotional Regulation?”