A Friend In Need Needs YOU Indeed

We’ve all had friends who’ve gone through difficult times. As a friend, what is our role? Is it to help her be happy? To solve her problem? To give advice? Here are a few things to consider when a female friend is miserable.

What Women Can Learn From Men About Parenting

Women are often taught from a young age that it is their role to be the primary parent to their child. But there are a few things that women can learn from men about parenting.

Tips To Tame Your Inner Critic

Why is that little voice in your head so negative, and what can you do about it? Here are a few tips to help you be aware when your critical voice has taken over, recognize the source of the mean message, and learn to tame it with positivity.

How To Stop Overreacting (And Keep Your Cool Instead)

The stress of life gets to all of us at times, and unfortunately we don’t always do a perfect job of keeping our cool. Dr. Julie Hanks offers some strategies to help us stop overreacting even when under pressure.

Are You Emotionally Mature?

Emotional maturity is more than your age. It’s a healthy way of managing your life: a way of thinking, feeling, and behaving that allows you to know who you are and still be connected and sensitive to the needs of others.

Small Ways To Boost Your Mood

Everyone has down days from time to time. Sometimes it doesn’t take much to get back to a happier and more positive place. Here are a few simple things you can do to give your mood a little boost.

How To Be Compassionate To Yourself

High self-esteem is a concept we’ve heard about and we strive for. But are we paying too much attention to something that may not be the key to a happy life?

Ditch The Unhealthy Need To Compare And Compete

Competition and comparison usually lead to negative feelings and evaluations and to disconnection with ourselves and with others. What do we hope to gain by comparing and competing with other women?

Dr. Julie Hanks