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How to Manage Core Emotions
Hilary Jacobs Hendel LCSW
Is chronic boredom negatively affecting your life? Understanding the emotions and needs that underly boredom can provide vitality and relief.
Want to improve your emotional and mental health? Learn about how emotions affect the body.
Raising babies to be emotionally healthy adults is perhaps the most important job in the world. The first step is understanding emotions and emotional communication.
Emotion education has the power to transform anxiety and depression, bolster your confidence, and help you spend more time in calmer and authentic states of being.
It's not unusual for the holidays to bring up anxiety. A little emotion education and a few tips will help.
After practicing psychotherapy for several years, disgust emerged as an important emotion for healing trauma from physical, verbal, and sexual abuse.
If you're young and thinking of ways to alter your appearance because you don't feel good enough, consider your inner emotions and experience.
I used to envy Mr. Spock on Star Trek. I didn't want feelings. I ignored them. But then I learned we cannot ignore emotions without consequences. Now I know there is another way.
Don't understand emotions? You're not alone. But knowing a few basic things can truly help us meet life's many challenges.
Symptoms, like depression, anxiety, and substance abuse are just the tip of an iceberg. The story of our traumas and adversities lie below.
Is a child you know showing symptoms of anxiety, depression, or other forms of traumatic stress? Here are some guidelines to help.
Think depression is only about a flaw in chemistry? Think again.
Modern life requires an updated attitude on mental health that will benefit us all.
Are you dreading holiday time with your family? These tips might help.
What's the difference between conventional talk psychotherapy and experiential psychotherapy?
We have the power to help each other through emotion education and support.
The Kavanaugh hearings and investigation are causing many people distress. Here are some tips to calm and soothe.
Going to a funeral used to be a terrifying prospect for me. Walking into a room filled with sadness and grief evoked an intense desire not to be there.
Understanding bullying is the key to ending it. Looking at through the lens of emotions theory may help.
Can't turn your mind off? This practice helps.
Do you know the difference between a thought and an emotion? Experience the difference and begin the journey to know yourself more deeply.
When I met Renee she told me she was nervous all of the time. And, she was cutting herself.
Despite all his good fortune, this man could not shake the nagging feeling that he wasn’t enough.
Why verbal abuse led to symptoms of trauma for a young woman, and how she healed.
How can it be that a seemingly depressed person, one who shows clinical symptoms, doesn’t respond to antidepressants or psychotherapy?
Hilary Jacobs Hendel, LCSW, is author of the book It’s Not Always Depression: Working the Change Triangle to Listen to the Body, Discover Core Emotions, and Connect to Your Authentic Self (Random House, Feb. 2018).