When You Can’t Get Out of Your Funk

Have you ever had one of those days where you just wake up completely miserable? I’m not talking about getting up on the wrong side of the bed (whatever that means), or simply being in a bad mood. This is a deeply rooted feeling that is not only unshakeable, but also extremely painful.

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Getting Your Emotional Ph.D.

Like a tumbleweed gathering debris as it rolls, you have been collecting emotional experiences and pieces of wisdom throughout your life. Each experience you have fills you up in the same way your brain absorbs information from a book.

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How to Not Be a Hater

Living in this modern world rich with beautifully curated images, seemingly perfect lifestyles, and popular changemakers could turn anyone from a lover into a hater.  According to Webster’s Dictionary, a hater is a negative or critical person; a person who greatly dislikes a specified person or thing according.

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Learning to Say YES

There's a lot of information on the internet and in self-help books about how to use the word "no" as a complete sentence. This kind of advice is super valuable if you have difficulty setting boundaries or putting our your own needs before the needs of others.

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3 Ways To Transform Fear

Fear is a misunderstood emotion, but one of the most useful. Learning to relate to fear in a new way will open up the opportunity to do more in life, and to reduce the stress that comes with feeling afraid and ultimately stuck.

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Getting Lost to Find Your Way

There is no denying that most of us are lost. Even if you are very good at being on auto-pilot, doing the tasks you are expected to do, living the life you are supposed to live, you might be completely off course in finding the deep, personal meaning you long for.

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When It Feels Like The World’s Against You

Have you been walking around lately with gritted teeth, a bit raw and irritated by everything and everyone? Traffic, rude people, long lines, and assaultive noises rubbing you the wrong way, and eating away at your happiness? It’s rough out there, but there is one thing you can do.

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The Pursuit of True Knowledge

We live in a world of influencers. An influencer is somebody who has the power to affect purchase decisions of others because of his/her authority, knowledge, position or relationship with his/her audience. 

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An Anytime Grounding Practice

The mind has a tendency to drift off, but when you practice becoming aware of your surroundings you are automatically present with yourself and what's around you. This practice of grounding yourself in the actual moment of where you are can be used anywhere. In your office, sitting in traffic, or doing the dishes.

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Falling Behind to Get Ahead

We live in an "insta" world where saving time has become more of a survival tactic than a way to improve our lives. What do we do with the time we save? We spend it on our phones, at the work desk, and in traffic. No matter how hard we try to take short cuts to make up for lost time it seems like we don't really get any more done or get anywhere faster.

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5 Ways to Start Pleasing Yourself Instead of Others

Being a people pleaser is a habit. It’s one of the “skills” you learned growing up, and it’s often a way to avoid feelings you simply don’t want to deal with. Sometimes guilt digests easier than experiencing the anger and disappointment from another person. Putting other peoples needs before your own begins innocently, but over time it can become a more chronic issue leaving you feeling exhausted, depleted, and even a bit co-dependent.

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Three Spells You Need to Break Right Now

Over the course of your life you have taken on certain beliefs about yourself and the world. These beliefs become hard truths even without evidence to support them. They become spells because they’ve been cast without you even knowing, and you lack the awareness you need to break them. Read on to learn about the three most common spells, and how to get out from under them.

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5 Things You Should NEVER Do During Divorce  

There is an endless amount of advice for you out there about how to best traverse the divorce process, but very little about what you shouldn't do. The divorce process can be stressful, risky and very confusing so it's essential to become educated around the things that can make your situation worse.

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Why You Need to be Better

There's a difference between not feeling like you’re enough, and wanting to be better than you are. Feeling less than is an issue of self-value and focuses on deficits; wanting to be better is an act of desire and focuses on improvement.

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Getting to Know the Unknown

What do you want to know, but are afraid to ask? What do you look at, but are afraid to see? What do you believe, but are afraid to say? We're incongruent in so many aspects of our lives, and constantly in conflict around what to bring into the light, and what to leave in the dark. 

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