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Cultivating Moments of Joy While Practicing the Art of Acceptance

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Coping Skills

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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Coping Skills

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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Anxiety

How to Be Social After the Pandemic

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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Emotions

How Taylor Swift Songs Teach Us About Feelings

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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Coping Skills

3 Steps To Help You Find 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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