All You Need is (Healthy) Love

Love is one of the most important, widely recognized, and yet largely misunderstood emotions we experience. As humans, our brains are naturally wired to make connections with others and, for both biological and cultural reasons, many of us believe we need it to...
Empathy vs Sympathy

Empathy vs Sympathy

Dr. Brené Brown, who is super awesome and did an amazing TED talk on vulnerability (which garnered her more notoriety than she was expecting), summed up the difference between sympathy and empathy in a way that is succinct and beautiful and dead. on. accurate. Then,...
Great Expectations

Great Expectations

This week marks Passover and Easter, plus it’s Spring Break for many. Ultimately, this means people are anticipating or planning some family gatherings and/or trips “back home,” which can be both exciting and stressful. Even before our family arrives or we get to our...