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Learning How to Value Yourself in the Workplace

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We all have things we need to improve. A healthy understanding of your weak points can help you overcome difficulties, learn from mistakes and improve.  So, if you struggle to value yourself in the workplace, know that you are not alone. Most of us experience limiting beliefs about our worth or competence from time to […]

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How to Surround Yourself with Positive People

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Social interaction and connection with others are among essential human needs. Various studies found that social connections, love, and intimacy are the factors that mainly contribute to happiness and personal satisfaction.  Still, it seems that despite the genuine need to connect, a significant number of people feel extremely lonely and isolated. According to Cigna’s extensive […]

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Interdependence Vs. Codependency: Which is Better?

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As human beings, we have an innate need for social connection and affection. Positive social connections decrease stress, increase happiness and optimism, and give us a sense of purpose in life. Moreover, healthy and satisfying relationships lead to a longer life, research suggests.  Healthy romantic relationships are founded on love, respect, and equality. However, we […]

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7 Traits Narcissists Look for in Their Victims

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Narcissists are good at targeting people. There are specific traits narcissists look for in their victims. Understanding Narcissism Being involved with a narcissist may be one of the most challenging experiences in your life. A narcissist will use their victim a narcissistic supply, dragging them into a toxic cycle of abuse to finally discard them […]

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How to Beat a Narcissist at Their Own Game

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There is a good chance that you will sooner or later run into a narcissist in your life. Whether it is your family member, partner, friend, or co-worker, dealing with a narcissist can drain you in every sense. One of the significant consequences of narcissism is the suffering of those around a narcissist. A relationship […]

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5 Things Narcissistic Parents Say

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Growing up with a narcissistic parent can shape your personality and behavior for life. There is no warm, caring relationship with a narcissistic parent. Negligence, marginalization, and emotional manipulation from your narcissistic parent can have long-lasting consequences on your mental health, life choices, and relationships.  How to Recognize a Narcissistic Parent Narcissistic parents are self-centered […]

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Five Secrets to Help You Find True Lasting Love

Most people crave finding true lasting love. Most of us dream about a soulmate with whom we will have a deep emotional connection founded on love, trust, and a sense of belonging.  How to Recognize True Love? You will know you have found the love of your life when your partner makes you fall in […]

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How To Know If A Narcissist Is Finished With You

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A relationship with a narcissist is a toxic relationship characterized by insecurity, manipulation, and abuse. One of the distinctive features of toxic relationships is the idealize-devalue-discard cycle of abuse, which causes a victim to doubt themselves, always feel guilty, and desperately seek reconciliation.  A toxic relationship with a narcissist can damage your self-esteem, affect other […]

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Why Setting Boundaries Is Important For Your Health

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Setting healthy and clear boundaries in your life is essential for self-care and well-being. Boundaries involve clear borders between other people and us or space between us and our day-to-day experiences. They help establish our identity, differentiate our individuality, and help us indicate what we will and will not hold ourselves accountable for. Boundaries we […]

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How to Communicate with an Avoidant Partner: 10 Proven Techniques

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Avoidant personality disorder (AVPD) is a behavior pattern that revolves around feelings of inadequacy and social inhibition. Persons with avoidant personality disorder are timid, sensitive to rejection and criticism, and prone to social anxiety disorder.  In relationships, avoidant individuals may be emotionally distanced and withdrawn, creating communication problems and causing their partners to feel unloved, […]

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