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Giving and Taking: How We Go About Getting Our Needs Met

Healthy Relationships Recently, I’ve noticed that there is an increasing number of articles circulating the internet about narcissism and how to avoid being hurt by narcissists in our lives. Narcissistic individuals are individuals who seem to have no ability to empathize with others or to put themselves in other people’s shoes. Because of this, these …

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When it Comes to Calming Anxiety, Practice Makes Perfect

5 Ways to Calm Yourself When you are Feeling Anxious. Have you ever practiced calming your anxious thoughts and feelings? If not, it might be time to come up with a routine to lessen your anxiety. It isn’t uncommon, especially during the current COVID pandemic, for the uncertainty around so many aspects of life to …

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Conquer Negative Thinking

What is ‘Filtering Thoughts’? Did you know that much of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) has to do with thoughts and what is considered, unproductive or problematic, thinking? These types of thoughts typically yield unpleasant results such as emotional distress, further unproductive thought patterns, or even unwanted behaviors such as unhealthy coping mechanisms. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy …

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The Difference Between Worry and Anxiety: Knowing When It’s Time to Seek Help.

Have you ever thought to yourself, “The most productive way to resolve [insert problem here] is to dwell on it.”?  Most likely, the answer is NO. Nevertheless, when you are dealing with a difficult co-worker, problems in your relationship, passing an exam, fitting in at a new school, etc., you may find yourself analyzing the situation …

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