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Coping Skills

Lost Your Reading Mojo? These 3 Tools Will Help Tremendously

I have always loved reading. But there is no doubt that within the past few years, my ability to focus when reading has dramatically declined. And I really started to miss it. I blame my phone. After a busy day, it takes much less effort for my brain to scroll mindlessly through social media than it

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Coping Skills

How to Navigate a Breakup “All Too Well”

Taylor Swift released the highly anticipated 10-minute version of one of her most powerful breakup songs, “All Too Well.” When I woke up this morning I immediately played it twice in bed and twice while making coffee, before realizing “Wow. I just spent almost 45 minutes listening to the same song over and and over again.”

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Joy

Never Have I Ever… Felt More Connected To A Show

Is it just me, or is Never Have I Ever one of the most relatable, emotionally rich, and unexpectedly profound TV shows on Netflix?⁠ I really wish shows like this were on TV when I was a teen. Even now, as a 30-something-year-old, it’s still managing to nourish that inner-adolescent that still exists inside of

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Emotions

How to Enjoy Being Alone – One Mind Shift You Need

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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Mindfulness

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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Anxiety

How to Stop Worrying About What People Think

Worrying about what people think comes in many shapes and forms. And it is one of the most common questions that comes up in my practice. 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

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