Blog | Kamini Wood, Certified Life Coach

Meditation vs. Mindfulness: A Beginner’s Guide

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Meditation and mindfulness are often used in a similar context, however, these words are not interchangeable. Both practices involve life skills that help you calm your mind and access your inner world by focusing entirely on the present moment. Both mindfulness and meditation offer tools to relax, overcome negative thinking patterns, and increase happiness. The […]

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How to Forgive Yourself and Start Healing

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Being a human means that you are flawed and imperfect. You fail to achieve your goals or live up to your internal standards. You make mistakes and hurt yourself and others. Understanding that as human beings, we are bound to be imperfect will help you accept your flaws as a part of your unique life […]

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The Narcissistic Abuse Cycle | The 4 Stages of Abuse

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The relationship with a narcissist is never an easy one. People with a narcissistic personality disorder or narcissistic traits have exaggerated feelings of self-worth and superiority. Your narcissistic partner needs to always be in charge and commonly display manipulative and self-centered behavior. Narcissists typically lack empathy and still blame others for their own failures.  Also, […]

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Why Do We Avoid Conflict? How Conflicts Can Help

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We all strive for pleasure and satisfaction in our relationships. A presence of conflict for many people means feelings of discomfort and stress. As we normally want to avoid that flood of negative emotions, we often avoid confronting the issue either by postponing the conflict for later or closing our eyes to it altogether.  Most […]

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How To Relieve Stress | 5 Tricks to Reduce Stress

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It is important to do what we can to relieve stress for our mental health and well being. While small amounts of stress can actually be beneficial in motivating us to pursue our goals and improving our performance, ongoing or excessive stress can weaken our healthy coping mechanisms and seriously damage our health, emotional wellbeing, […]

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Am I In A Toxic Friendship? 8 Ways to Tell

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Toxic friendships can negatively impact your mood and affect your health. If you feel that your friendship harms your well-being, you may want to reconsider the relationship with your friend. Whether you decide not to turn to that person for emotional support anymore or you choose to end the friendship altogether, removing yourself from the […]

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Isolation Vs. Social Distancing | The Important Differences

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The outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) has affected nearly all parts of the world. The most affected countries, regions, and cities have undergone severe lifestyle changes including social distancing and isolation. Basic rights such as freedom of movement and mobility rights are put on hold while the coronavirus outbreak lasts. No one is protected from COVID-19. […]

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