What if My Nail-Biting is More Than Just a Bad Habit? 3 Ways to Manage Nail-Biting!

A young African American woman is sitting on the dining table of her home. She has her laptop open in front of her as she bites her nails.

Nail-biting, a common habit that many dismiss as a mere quirk, can sometimes be a manifestation of deeper issues. While it’s easy to categorize it as a bad habit, it goes beyond a simple nervous tick for some individuals. You’re not alone if you’ve pondered the reasons behind your relentless nail-biting. In fact, many people […]

What is Gender Minority Stress?

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In a world that is gradually expanding its understanding of gender identity, the experiences of non-binary individuals, especially young adults, often remain in the shadows. As we strive for inclusivity and acceptance, it’s crucial to shed light on the unique challenges faced by those who identify outside the traditional gender binary (male and female, or […]

Dealing With a Break-up? Three Ways to Overcome Heartbreak!

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Heartbreak is an emotional tempest that can leave us feeling shattered and adrift. Whether the end of a romantic relationship, the loss of a friendship, or any other significant emotional rupture, the pain can be overwhelming. As we grapple with the aftermath of heartbreak, it’s crucial to recognize that healing is a gradual process unique […]

What To Do When Your Social Batteries Run Out!

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In a world that seems to be constantly buzzing with social interactions, it’s not uncommon for individuals with social anxiety to experience a unique challenge – the depletion of their social batteries. Social anxiety can turn everyday interactions into energy-draining endeavors, leaving one feeling exhausted and overwhelmed. Social anxiety can very quickly create situations of […]

Is the Affair the End of Us? 3 Ways to Heal as a Couple After an Affair

A young couple is sitting beside each other on their couch in their living room. They are both facing each other and the man has his eyes closed with his hand on his forehead. The woman is consoling him and holding his hand.

In the intricate dance of love and commitment, couples may find themselves facing the tumultuous aftermath of infidelity. The discovery of an affair can shatter the very foundation upon which a relationship is built, leaving both partners grappling with a plethora of emotions. However, it’s important to recognize that an affair doesn’t necessarily have to […]

When ADHD Makes it Hard to Get Out of Bed in the Morning

A young Asian woman is laying in her bed. She is covered by a blanket and has her pillow on her lap. She is covering her face as it is difficult for her to get out of bed.

The start of a new day often brings a sense of renewal and potential. However, for those navigating the complexities of ADHD, the seemingly simple act of getting out of bed can be a monumental task. Mornings become a battleground where the mind’s perpetual dance with distraction and restlessness can overshadow the desire to face […]

How Do You Set Goals For the New Year?

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As we stand on the threshold of a new year, it’s only natural to reflect on the past and contemplate the possibilities that lie ahead. For many, this is a time of renewal and self-discovery—a chance to set intentions that pave the way for personal growth and fulfillment. Setting goals is a powerful tool in […]

How Can Using a 2024 Planner Help You With ADHD?

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Living with ADHD can often feel like navigating a chaotic sea of thoughts, tasks, and responsibilities. The constant swirl of distractions and impulsivity can make staying organized and on top of daily life challenging. No matter how much you may care about someone, you might still forget their birthday. No matter how important you know […]

New Year, New Me! How are You Putting Yourself First in 2024?

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As the dawn of a new year unfolds, it brings with it a powerful opportunity for self-reflection and growth. You will always bring much of yourself with you as you step into the future, but a new calendar can feel like a fresh start to approach your life with authenticity and focus. What choices have […]