Workplace Burnout: 3 Simple Steps You Can Take to Minimize It

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In a perfect world, we probably imagine earning a living by working a job that “doesn’t feel like work” or not having to earn a paycheck at all. We may daydream about winning the lottery and retiring early or only working a little bit to keep us occupied. While people have always experienced fatigue at […]

The Healing Power of Befriending Your Flaws

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There is more and more conversation these days about how we perceive ourselves and how we present ourselves. We are greatly impacted by how we perceive others and the access we have to view their lives and compare the two. Seeing these snippets of other people’s existences can create a false narrative that they do […]

“Thank U, Next.” – Me to This Year. 3 Things to Leave in 2022

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As we all reflect on this past year, feelings around 2022 are going to vary. Some of us may feel grateful as we look back on 2022. For others, 2022 may have been disappointing or heartbreaking. It is reasonable to find that this reflection brings up a mix of emotions. It is a cultural norm […]

Do you Feel Worthy and “Enough”? 3 Ways to Boost Self-Confidence

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What does feeling worthy mean to you? This can be tricky for us to determine for ourselves, as we only know our minds and experiences and see everyone else from the outside. Do you equate worthiness with happiness and inner peace? Do you equate it with quantifiable achievements that anyone could see? How would you […]

Five Ways to Have a Strong Connection With Your Teen 

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Some days, it may feel like your teen’s world is so different from yours that you do not have a strong connection. While every parent has been a teen at some point, it is also true that your remembered experience as a teen was not the same as your teen’s experience. After all, we didn’t […]

Are You Ready to Start Therapy? 3 Things to Know About Therapy

If you’re thinking about starting therapy but haven’t yet, you may or may not be consciously aware of the reasons why you’re hesitating. You might worry about the investment; maybe you don’t feel that you have the time or finances in place to commence therapy. You may feel that you “don’t really need” therapy – […]

Are you Afraid to Fail? 3 Ways to Cope With the Fear of Failure

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Tell me if any of this sounds familiar: you struggle to put yourself out there, whether it’s seeking promotions, making personal connections, or trying new things. You put high standards in place for yourself, to the point that you don’t want to do anything at all if you don’t have reason to believe you’ll excel […]

Do you Feel Insecure? 5 Ways to Cope with Self-Doubt!

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Do you feel like everyone around you “has it all together,” and you’re riddled with doubts, insecurity and worries about your worthiness? Despite what it might look like from the outside, nobody is confident 24/7. We all have our ups and downs. We all have moments of courage and then moments of imposter syndrome. All […]

How to Cope When Father’s Day is Emotional!

With Father’s Day approaching, you might be experiencing some mixed or unpleasant emotions. Both Father’s Day and Mother’s Day tend to bring up a lot of feelings for people, and with good reason.  Whatever the nature of your bond with your father, life events and circumstances can factor into how you feel about Father’s Day. […]