Self-Care When You’re Overwhelmed

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Self-Care When You're Overwhelmed

  Feeling overwhelmed and stressed? Here’s how to stay emotionally healthy.   Are you feeling overwhelmed? Is your stress level rising? Obviously, it’s been an especially difficult year. So, if you’re feeling overwhelmed, anxious, and stressed out, you’re not alone!   What do you do when you’re overwhelmed and stressed? When we feel overwhelmed, many […]

Accepting What We Can’t Control

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Accepting What We Can’t Control

Accept what we can’t control is hard! How do you cope when life doesn’t go as planned? Life rarely goes according to plan. I used to think I could make a plan, work hard, and accomplish what I’d set out to do. I’m a planner. I like routines and consistency. I like to know what’s […]

End a Relationship without Feeling Guilty

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How to End a Relationship without Feeling Guilty

Don’t stay in a dysfunctional or codependent relationship because of guilt. Learn how to end a relationship without feeling guilty. Guilt keeps many people stuck in dysfunctional or codependent relationships because they prioritize other people’s needs and happiness above their own. Generally, we hope or expect that relationships will last forever. We idealize close family […]

Learning to Trust Yourself Again

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Learning to Trust Yourself Again After a Toxic Relationship

Healing from an unhealthy or toxic relationship involves learning to trust yourself again. Unhealthy relationships erode your ability to trust yourself Unhealthy or toxic relationships can destroy your trust in others. For example, if your partner cheated on you or called you derogatory names, it makes sense that you may have trouble trusting that your […]

Tired of Trying to Please Everyone?

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Are you tired of trying to please everyone?

People-pleasing is frustrating and exhausting. And it’s impossible! So, learn how to stop indiscriminately people-pleasing and put your effort into relationships that matter. This post contains affiliate links, which means we may make a small commission on purchases made through these links. Trying to please everyone is tiring. It’s also a waste of time! When […]

Increase Happiness with 6 Positive Psychology Hacks

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Increase happiness with positive psychology

Positive Psychology shows us how to increase happiness by focusing on the positives and training our brains to use our strengths. Increase happiness Are you feeling discouraged about your health, your job, or the political climate in our country? Are you worried about a loved one who is struggling? Do you feel stuck in a […]

Feel Your Feelings and Let Them Go

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Feel your feelings

In this article, you’ll learn ways to accept, appreciate, and tolerate difficult feelings, so you can experience them and let them go. Do you try to avoid your feelings – especially your “negative feelings”? Are your feelings overwhelming? Do you regularly numb out with food, alcohol, or technology to avoid your feelings? Are you trapped […]

11 Winter Self-Care Ideas

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11 Self-Care Ideas for the Cold Winter Months

Self-care is Always Important Self-care includes all the things we do to maintain or improve our wellbeing. We all know how important basic self-care activities such as adequate sleep, exercise, healthy eating, hobbies, and spending time with friends are. And we know that when we don’t prioritize self-care, we feel lousy. Our health suffers. We […]

10 Ways Perfectionism Undermines Your Health, Happiness, and Success

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10 Ways Perfectionism Undermines Your Health, Happiness, and Success

Perfectionism is Self-Sabotage Sometimes we undermine our own health, happiness, and success without even realizing it. Are you unconsciously doing things that make it harder to achieve your goals? Are some of your personality traits or behaviors negatively impacting your relationships? Are you constantly stressed and exhausted? What is Perfectionism? Trying to do things perfectly […]