5 Great Pieces of Dating Wisdom to Steal for Your Self-Relationship

The relationship you create with yourself is the bedrock on which you’ll build every single relationship you’ll ever be in. It’s also the raft on which you’ll travel through life (mixing metaphors? why not) and the only security blanket you’re guaranteed to always have within reach when life gets messy and hard. 

So, why not make it a good one? An incredible one, even?

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4 Personal Triumphs I’ve Found Through Journaling

There’s something about self care, and about journaling in particular, that seems like a nice-to-have-but-non-essential – which explains why so many of us love the idea of journaling more, but rarely feel like we have the time to actually do it. But the truth is, it’s easy to overestimate the need to make time for the chores, and underestimate the benefits of journaling and other forms of self care. Here are 4 real, tangible ways that making time for journaling has impacted my life in big, meaningful ways.

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4 Meditations for Managing Holiday Family Stress

The holidays can be wonderful, AND they can be really, really hard — especially if there are uncomfortable roles we feel we have to play. Extended time with extended family can bring out parts of ourselves we don’t love, or put us in situations where the way we ‘should’ act feels like we’re playing a role we didn’t sign up for.

I’ve been there! And it’s hard to manage that stress. But these simple reminders can help keep you grounded and centered, even when you’re navigating tricky waters with family.

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5 Things I Wish I'd Known Sooner About Therapy

One of the most important lessons I learned from this chapter of my life is that sometimes when life’s stresses start to feel like too much, leaning on an unbiased third party with professional training is the best thing we can do for ourselves. Here are 5 things about therapy I wish I’d known much sooner, to help me move through some common barriers to access and get the help I needed.

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A Dose of Magic to Help You Get What You Want

We all know that feeling: you’ve been cruising along fine until suddenly, you realize you’ve fallen out of love with some part of your reality. We all know what it’s like to need a change, even when we have no idea how to make it happen. And it’s true that there are no magic words you can say out loud that flip some cosmic switch, or make the ‘perfect thing’ fall right into your lap. But there is real magic that happens when you start saying the thing you want out loud.

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