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Quiet Enemies of Connection

Humans, as relational beings, have a need for connection at their core. The desire to be known, to be needed, and to be loved is inherent within us. I’m sure we could easily come up with a list of...

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People Pleasing During the Holidays

Pressure During the Holiday Season As the holiday season continues to be in full swing, those of us who identify as people pleasers may find ourselves experiencing a variety of worsening emotions...

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Stress and the Holidays

For some, the holidays are welcomed with great joy, for others, they come with an abundance of stress and anxiety that is not so welcome. It can seem like the holidays come suddenly and you are...

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Finding Your Balance

The Myth  I was in graduate school when one of my professors told me balance is a myth. That stuck with me. And yet, I’ll admit, I didn’t want to believe him. I told myself balance was attainable....

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7 Signs You Are Experiencing Burnout

Did you know that chronic stress can eventually lead to burnout? Burnout is a state of mental and/or physical exhaustion related to repeated or prolonged stress. The best-known source of burnout is...

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Who Am I? Tips For Developing Self Concept

In his body of poetry Song of Myself, Walt Whitman famously said “I exist as I am, and that is enough.” Those words should ring true for everyone. The struggle to be truly and unashamedly oneself has...