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learningfromtragedy

What Tragedy Can Teach Us About Love

Two years ago, I was sitting in the ICU, holding the hand of my boyfriend’s best friend. His hand was warm, his skin smooth. I couldn’t take my eyes off of how seemingly healthy his body looked. He was hooked up to so many machines it was hard to tell where they stopped and where […]

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About You, Expert Advice, Important Questions About You, Mind, Body And Spirit, What I've Learned About Love
how to know if you are an addict

Addiction or Habit: Understanding the Difference

Most of us have hobbies or habits, but what exactly distinguishes those things from addictions? Sure, your hobbies may not seem detrimental to your well-being, but they can certainly be addictive, right? For instance, would you qualify video games as a hobby? Even if someone plays for hours each day, or forgoes sleep and human […]

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About You, Being Single, Important Questions About You, Mind, Body And Spirit
messyhousestillloveable

Messy House, Messy Emotions?

Now more than ever before it is hard to know for sure if a person’s public persona and appearance are an accurate reflection of who they are in private. It is easy enough to project the image of who we’d LIKE to be — with fashion choices, carefully scripted dates, cautious conversation, and even with Internet […]

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howtopresentyourbestself

Four Steps to Becoming Better Understood

Do you feel as though your strengths are what people remember? That the way you would like others to describe you is, in fact, happening most of the time? Because I’m a coach, cocktail party conversation often turns into a coaching conversation and this year’s theme has been about how to best present the “me” I […]

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singleforeverworries

‘How Can I Avoid Being Single Forever?’

A twenty-eight year old woman sat on my couch today wanting to discuss one thing and one thing only: How could she avoid being alone forever? Christy was newly single and fearing the worst for her future. Her two favorite aunts, both in their sixties, never married. Her mother had only been briefly wed to […]

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lyingonlinehowtospotthem

Putting an End to Five Big Lies We Tell Ourselves

Honesty may be the best policy, but let’s face it, everyone’s pants are on fire from time to time. And we’re not only fudging the truth with our friends, family, and coworkers—we’re also deceiving ourselves. “It’s an emotional and physical defense mechanism to distort the way we see things from time to time,” says Simon […]

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looking at oneself

‘Would I Want to Date Me?’

Give Your Love Life a Boost with Some Honest Self-Appraisal. “Know thyself.” Nobody knows for sure which ancient Greek philosopher first uttered this famous phrase. But whoever he was—Socrates, Heraclitus, Pythagoras, or a list of others you’ve never heard of—he has the honor of authoring one of the most widely quoted aphorisms of all time. Sadly, […]

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Do You Have an Emotional Sunburn?

Do You Have an Emotional Sunburn?

Yes, it’s summer – time for beaches and bathing suits. Most people love the summer; at best, I tolerate it.

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About You, Important Questions About You, Mind, Body And Spirit
Eight Signs You May Not Be Ready for a Relationship

Eight Signs You May Not Be Ready for a Relationship

I know what you’re thinking right now. “Of course, I’m ready for a relationship. It’s what I’ve been waiting so long for! I just need to know how I can get one started!”

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Can You Rewire Your Brain for Love?

Can You Rewire Your Brain for Love?

Marsha Lucas, PhD, has become a relationship guru after listening to her patients talk about their love lives during her 20 years as a psychologist.

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