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Cultivating Moments of Joy While Practicing the Art of Acceptance

The One Mind Shift You Need To Enjoy Being Alone

Do you dread weekends where you don’t have every moment filled with some kind of plan or event? Or feel stressed and lonely if someone cancels on you? If so, there is one mind shift you need to enjoy being alone. I remember being fresh out of college, and absolutely hating the idea of being

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How to Meditate When You Hate Meditating

Most of us have heard about the health benefits of practicing meditation – it helps reduce anxiety, increase self-awareness, practice kindness, and even improve tolerance around physical pain. But how do you meditate when you hate meditating? Well, you’re in luck! Because what many people don’t realize is that there are plenty of ways to

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Stop Worrying About What People Will Think

One of the most common questions that comes up in my practice is, “What will people think?”  It is asked in many shapes and forms. It can look like “But I don’t want to disappoint my parents.” Or “They’re judging me, I know it.” Or, “What if I do this thing, and then they’re mad

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Worried About Socializing Post-Pandemic? Read This.

We are coming up on a year of social isolation. The general assumption is that as more of us get vaccinated, life will become one big celebration. Everyone will be partying and happy and all will be swell again! For some of us, that may be the case, and if so, hooray! However, I’m dedicating

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What Taylor Swift Can Teach Us About Our Emotions

It is a rainy day in Brooklyn. I am sitting at my kitchen table, drinking an iced coffee, listening to Taylor Swift’s brand new album, Folklore, on repeat. It was unexpectedly released last night, and I have now found myself, unexpectedly, overwhelmed with all the feels.

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3 Steps to Help You Achieve Flow

There has been a lot of talk about productivity these days, and most of the chatter is about two opposite ends of the spectrum – either taking advantage of these times to be highly productive, OR not being too hard on yourself if you aren’t being highly productive. I think it might be helpful to

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9 Ways to Experience Tiny Moments of Joy While Quarantined

I can’t believe we are heading into our 4th week of quarantine. There is just so much to miss. And the heaviness that is lingering in the air makes it harder to experience moments of joy while quarantined during the Covid-19 crisis. At the same time, I’ve been reminded of how joy comes from the

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Do This Before You Set Your New Year’s Goals

We live in a world that is hyperfocused on goal-setting, reaching the next level, flaunting our accomplishments, and analyzing data set after data set so we can create and achieve even more. It’s exhausting! Don’t get me wrong; I’m a big fan of goal-setting, and creating a measurable objective can help you stay on track

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