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More of us are feeling more lost, confused and stuck than ever before. No matter where you look, you see someone dealing with hardship and someone looking for a light. …


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Has your relationship been shattered by infidelity? There are few actions more damaging to the trust and vulnerability that form our partnerships. When your partner cheats on you, it creates a doubt that permeates into the space between you. Addressing that doubt is a process, and one…


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Do every one of your dates end in failure? Maybe they just fizzle out, or you never seem to close on that second date phone call. If that sounds like you, you’re not alone. So many people struggle to healthily manage the trials of dating life. It’s…


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Are you and your partner struggling to connect in the bedroom? Maybe you’re desperate to connect, but they aren’t interested. What’s going wrong? There can be a lot of issues that prevent us from opening up intimately with our partners. Our needs change, we get our feelings…


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More and more, I come to realize that my clients do not know what makes up a truly toxic relationship. I sit on the other end of the line as they recount abusive encounter after abusive encounter. Each time, they quickly follow up with justifications and major…


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There’s no escaping that midlife crush. We all have that moment when we look around and ask ourselves, “What am I doing?” We have a sudden realization that time is not on our side, and that we’re simultaneously not getting everything that we want. That’s how we…


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Our thoughts are the foundation on which we build our lives. Their quality reflects the quality of life we build for ourselves. They affect our relationships, our careers, and the way we interact with the world. When you dwell in a world of self-doubt, self-loathing, or just…


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One of the greatest gifts we can give yourself in this life is the gift of an antifragile mind. More than being resilient, the antifragile mind is flexible and able to grow and thrive under any circumstances. Someone with this mindset can overcome and become better, even…


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The way we perceive and appreciate our bodies changes over time. Sure, we can still be plagued by the same insecurities and concerns, but we come to view our physical vessels differently as they grow and change with us. It’s a mixed bag. While you grow a…


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We all undergo a number of losses throughout our lives. We lose our parents, our relationships, our children, our friends, our careers. There is more to grieving than romantic relationships. You can also grieve for things like missed opportunities and disappointed expectations. Grief is complex, and it…

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