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Cultivating Moments of Joy While Practicing the Art of Acceptance

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Coping Skills

9 Ways to Find 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 find joy during the Covid-19 crisis. At the same time, I’ve been reminded of how joy comes from the tiniest of moments. Even

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Coping Skills

Forget New Year’s Resolutions And Do This Instead

We live in a world that is hyper-focused on goal-setting, reaching the next level, and flaunting our accomplishments. I believe that it can be extremely helpful to take a step away from the constant pressure of hitting that next milestone by thinking in more holistic terms about what you want out of your life, and

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Anxiety

6 Ideas to Relieve Holiday Stress

There are endless reasons as to why many people hate the holidays. It can be the most wonderful, yet the most stressful, time of the year! Holiday stress can feel very overwhelming at times. Maybe you are stuck being around relatives who have very different beliefs than you do, and having conversations with them brings

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Therapy

7 Signs That You Should Talk To A Therapist

Most people believe that therapy is reserved only for individuals who are experiencing extreme dysfunction. But what about those people who are able to function “normally,” but still have that feeling that something is not quite right? Below is a list of signs that you may benefit from talking to a professional, AKA a therapist.

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Mindfulness

Learning About Mindfulness and Consciousness with Eckhart Tolle

Last week I had the privilege of attending a talk with Eckhart Tolle at the NYU Skirball Center. His ability to command a room with stillness is a unique kind of magic, and I’m grateful to have spent 90 minutes in his presence. I was deeply impacted by what was discussed and feel compelled to

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Anxiety

Quitting Social Media: The Good, The Bad, and Everything in Between

Back in mid-October, I quit social media, cold turkey. I had been thinking about it for a while, was waiting for the right time, then finally, on a random Thursday, mustered the strength to quit social media. I deactivated Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Snapchat. I deactivated EVERYTHING. Why would I do such a thing? Well, even

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