Akash Harshad Patel

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How childhood stress can knock 20 years off your life

Heart disease, depression, life expectancy. New research claims that stress exerts a far heavier physical toll than previously understood. The film-maker James Redford talks about how toxic stress can be a killer<p>There is a scene in James Redford’s new film, Resilience, in which a paediatrician …

San Francisco

13 Things You Should Give Up If You Want To Be Successful

”Somebody once told me the definition of hell:<p><i>“On your last day on earth, the person you became will meet the person you could have</i> …

Motivation

How to Connect with Your Kid Using Reflective Listening Skills

Allison, 14, comes home from school and busts through the door. She slams her backpack against the wall in the family room and throws herself onto …

4 Ways Men Can Take On More Emotional Labor In Relationships (And Why We Should)

It falls on the shoulders of men themselves to understand the importance of emotional labor and the need for vulnerability in order to truly achieve …

This Conversation Can Protect Your Relationship From Stress

How much time do you spend each week talking to your partner?<p>According to a UCLA study of dual-career couples with children, the answer might be less …

Relationships

Calming the Rush of Panic in Your Body

Anxiety softens when we can create a space between ourselves and what we’re experiencing. Stephen Covey reiterates Victor Frankl’s powerful insight …

4 Ways to Control Your Emotions in Tense Moments

Twenty-three years ago, one of my employees — I’ll call him Dale — asked for a private meeting. Dale was serious and bookish and had very strong opinions. His work was fastidious. He rarely socialized with colleagues, but he was impeccable in his commitments to others. And he was skilled at his job.<p>…

Emotional Intelligence

12 Reasons Why Old Souls Have Such A Hard Time Finding Love

<b>1. They have a strong sense of identity.</b><p>They know who they are, which means they also know – specifically – what they do and do not want in a …

4 things you can do to cheer up, according to neuroscience

For everyone, there are times when a dark cloud just seems to be following you around. You may not even even know why. While we don’t mean to …

7 Ways to Make Conflict Healthy

Most research on conflict highlights how bad it is for relationships—couples who fight more are less satisfied with their relationships, fighting …

Domestic Violence

A Kinder, Gentler World

The moment is seared in Tom Veenstra’s memory. His teenage students—a combined Grade 7 and 8 class at Market Lane Public School in Toronto—are …