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Self-Help & Mental Wellness
Do You Treat Others With More Compassion Than You Give To Yourself?
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26
May

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion”-Dalai Lama Self-compassion refers to the ability to love and value yourself. Self-compassion in an important part of self-love, with self love being an important feature of improving self-esteem and mental health. Furthermore, self-compassion offers a coping strategy and […]

Is My Teen Experiencing Depression?
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20
May

Depression is a commonly used term in modern society. The media, celebrities, books, magazines and various other facets of our society use the term depression to signify various degrees of emotional distress and sadness. As parents, teacher’s, caregivers and even friends of teens, it is important to be able to recognize the signs if your […]

How to Build Trust in Intimate Relationships
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13
May

Trust is an essential component in any relationship, and is especially crucial to the health and longevity of intimate and marital relationships. There are various ways in which couples build trust and intimacy through everyday interactions. According to John Gottman, couple expert, the simple act of attuning to and recognizing your partner’s needs is essential. […]

Maintaining Intimacy in a Long-Distance Relationship
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Maintaining Intimacy in a Long-Distance Relationship
9
Apr

They say distance makes the heart grow fonder.  True, but distance can also cause some problems in a relationship as well. Long-distance relationships can cause excess stress, conflict and pose unexpected challenges. Whether you are presently in a long distance relationship, are experiencing some time apart from your partner due to travel, or are facing […]

How Can I Get More from my Relationships by Being Assertive?
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How Can I Get More from my Relationships by Being Assertive?
24
Mar

Being assertive can be hard. You are often socialized from a young age to put others first and pretend everything is ok. Or, perhaps you grew up in an environment were people yelled to be heard. If either of these early environments rings true for you, you may be communicating either passively or aggressively. Assertiveness […]