Articles November 2022

  • Do not Let Anger Control You!
    BY: Neighbors' Consejo| Anger is a normal emotion among human beings and even animals, however, we have an advantage over the latter, we can control it. With out-of-control anger we often can offend others, damage moments and even hurt others or ourselves. So, how do we learn to control it? The American Psychological Association [1]  … Read more
  • Playing as a Family and Improving our Emotional Wellbeing with some Winter Activities
    BY: Neighbors' Consejo| We are approaching winter, so it is important to prepare not only for the cold but to find different ways to share with family, our friends, and spend the last season of 2022 calm and happy. Therefore, it is important to find some activities that improve our emotional wellbeing. In Washington D.C., … Read more
  • Let us Put “Heat” to the Cold, How to Enjoy Winter?
    BY: Neighbors' Consejo| Winter and cold are generally related to sadness or loneliness. However, and paradoxically, this season is when we share most with those we love, such as friends and family, which invites us to be happy and have wellbeing during this year-end season. This season usually starts at December 21 and finishes on … Read more
  • May SAD not affect Your Celebrations during Winter
    BY: Neighbors' Consejo| Winter comes and with it, the end-of-year celebrations, holidays that evoke happiness, warmth of home and the emotion of sharing with family. However, this time can generate SAD among us. Do you know what it is and why it affects us? Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) “is a type of depression that’s related … Read more
  • We are Neighbors’ Consejo
    BY: Neighbors' Consejo| Maybe you did not know, but 27 years ago, a nonprofit was formed in Washington D.C. that cares for your mental health and accompanies you within the community. We are talking about Neighbors’ Consejo, a place where your emotional wellbeing and happiness is our priority. Under the values and principles of faith, … Read more
  • Does an Electoral Process Affect People’s Emotional Wellbeing?
    BY: Neighbors' Consejo| On November 8, elections were held in the United States, an event that undoubtedly focused the attention of the world and especially Americans, who shared different emotions, which makes us wonder how these electoral processes affect emotional wellbeing of people?  The article “Political polarization is affecting mental health, and patients want therapist … Read more
  • #GivingTuesday: Everyone has something to Give and Every Act of Generosity Counts.
    BY: Neighbors' Consejo| Brian Tracy said, “Always give without remembering and always receive without forgetting [1] ”. His words makes us reflect on kindness and how giving is always better than receiving. For this reason, it is important to remember that on November 29, we will be able to join #GivingTuesday [2] , a global initiative that … Read more
  • Time is Never Recovered, Take Care of It.
    BY: Neighbors' Consejo| There are many sayings about time: “Lost time does not come back”, “time is running out”, “the only sure thing is the present time”, among others, that show us the importance that we give to this measure in our lives. That is why we have to ask ourselves how we are organizing … Read more