How to Stop Worrying About Every Little Thing (8 Tips)
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How to Stop Worrying About Every Little Thing (8 Tips)

Nobody should expect to be worry-free. In our daily lives, worry and stress are inescapable. It is natural to feel nervous or have a restless night here and there, worrying whether you (or your loved ones) will pass the test, travel safely, or perform well on a key presentation. Nonstop or excessive worrying, on the…

What is Decision Fatigue & How Can I Overcome It?
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What is Decision Fatigue & How Can I Overcome It?

Do you know what “decision fatigue” is? Have you heard of it before? Every day, we have to make a number of choices. Making decisions is a necessary aspect of our lives, from choosing what to wear to work to deciding whether to change careers or relocate. But having to make countless decisions can take…

How to Prevent Burnout in Remote Work
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How to Prevent Burnout in Remote Work

The rapid growth of remote work has brought about numerous benefits, such as increased flexibility and improved work-life integration. There are many home-based work options out there, and it all sounds great, but many of us fall into the trap of blurring boundaries between work and personal life. This inevitably leads to a higher risk…

6 Tips for Coping with Life Challenges and Transitions
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6 Tips for Coping with Life Challenges and Transitions

Sometimes we are content with where we are in life and resist making major life decisions, such as changing a career, getting married, or moving to another town. On the other hand, life changes and transitions are an unavoidable part of the human experience. Whether they are wanted or unwanted, life changes will happen sooner…

What to Do When You Are Having a Bad Day: 7 Tips to Turn Your Day Around
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What to Do When You Are Having a Bad Day: 7 Tips to Turn Your Day Around

We all have those days when we’d rather stay in bed. Your alarm didn’t go off, so you’re already late for work. You are about to leave when you trip over a toy on the floor and spill your coffee, so you have to change quickly. Then you miss the train since getting your kids…

How to Develop Self-Control (8 Effective Methods You Can Try)
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How to Develop Self-Control (8 Effective Methods You Can Try)

How often do you struggle to find a middle ground between giving in to your desires and keeping your emotions, urges, and actions under control? Is it hard to say “no” when you know you should? Can you resist the temptation to take another piece of cake when trying to lose weight? What about when…

3 Types of Burnout (How to Recognize & Overcome Them)
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3 Types of Burnout (How to Recognize & Overcome Them)

Do you feel physically, emotionally, and mentally exhausted that even resting doesn’t help? Are you quick to get angry and lash out at your kids and partner for the smallest thing? Do you feel cynical toward your work, partner, or life and wish to be left alone by everyone? Burnout is commonly linked to chronic…

How to Practice Mindful Self-Compassion Every Day (& Why You Should)
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How to Practice Mindful Self-Compassion Every Day (& Why You Should)

Research has confirmed that practicing mindfulness can help us increase our focus and mental clarity and become more attuned to our physical selves. Regular mindfulness practice can also teach us to become more adept at detaching ourselves from our thoughts and emotions and observing them without judgment. It can boost our mood and alleviate the…

How to Deal with Negative People (Without Feeling Burnt Out)
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How to Deal with Negative People (Without Feeling Burnt Out)

How often do you dread catching up with an old friend over coffee, calling your sister-in-law, or spending the holidays with your mother because you always feel depleted afterward? Some people have an endless supply of negative energy that makes your relationship with them difficult, no matter how much you care for them. Learning how…

6 Simple Ways to Remember Your Goals and Stick with Them
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6 Simple Ways to Remember Your Goals and Stick with Them

We all set goals all the time. Whether it is a New Year’s resolution to exercise more or a decision to find a job you love, goals give our lives purpose and help us maintain control. However, maintaining focus and dedication to our goals can sometimes be challenging. Why Does Sticking to Goals Feel Impossible…

How to Break the Cycle of Shame & Move On With Your Life?
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How to Break the Cycle of Shame & Move On With Your Life?

Shame is a toxic emotion that can mess up your health and general well-being, often leading to substance abuse, anxiety, depression, poor self-esteem and confidence, and other difficulties. But where does our shame come from? And how do you break the cycle of shame and move on with your life? What is Shame? Shame is…

Perfectionism and Eating Disorders: Understanding the Connection
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Perfectionism and Eating Disorders: Understanding the Connection

In our efforts to improve ourselves, overcome adversity, and realize our full potential, many of us can’t help but strive for perfection. However, healthy, self-motivating perfectionism has nothing to do with obsessing about our work, body image, exercise, or relationships. There is a stronger connection between perfectionism and eating disorders than most assume. But what…

How Does a Lack of Boundaries Affect Highly Sensitive People?
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How Does a Lack of Boundaries Affect Highly Sensitive People?

Setting boundaries is integral to self-care because it helps us take care of our responsibilities, manage our relationships, and protect our mental health and well-being. Everyone needs to set healthy boundaries. But highly sensitive people are the ones who need boundaries the most. What is a Highly Sensitive Person? The term “highly sensitive person” was…

7 Daily Habits to Improve Mental Clarity
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7 Daily Habits to Improve Mental Clarity

How often do you feel distracted by irrelevant information, unable to focus and think clearly because you keep being sidetracked by unimportant details? Is it difficult to put things together, or do you have trouble remembering what you were doing? Do you feel like you’re in a rut, dwelling on past mistakes and things you…

What Is Identity Shame and Where Does It Come From?
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What Is Identity Shame and Where Does It Come From?

Shame is a painful feeling that comes with harsh self-criticism, humiliation, and a deep-seated belief that one is bad at heart. Although shame and guilt typically overlap, there is a significant distinction between these feelings. Both shame and guilt arise when we violate our society’s and our own internal values. But unlike shame, guilt involves…

5 Tips for Breaking Old Patterns of Behavior
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5 Tips for Breaking Old Patterns of Behavior

Our daily lives are made up of a series of habits that we have picked up over the years. These repeated habits that we engage in daily can eventually stop serving us. Yet we stick to them, often without giving them much thought. What Are “Patterns of Behavior” and How Can We Identify Them? The…

How to Get Unstuck in Life and Start Moving Forward
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How to Get Unstuck in Life and Start Moving Forward

Everyone feels under the weather now and then. If, on the other hand, you’ve been feeling sluggish and unmotivated to accomplish anything for a long time, you might want to learn how to become unstuck in life and start moving forward. What Does It Mean to Feel “Stuck?” You might be stuck in life if…

How to Use Social Media in a Healthy Way by Setting Boundaries
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How to Use Social Media in a Healthy Way by Setting Boundaries

Social media has become a favorite pastime for many of us in past years, particularly during the pandemic’s closures and social isolation. But using social media excessively is often linked to mental health problems like anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, feelings of being alone, and FOMO. Therefore, setting social media boundaries can help you learn how…

6 Ways to Improve Your Relationship with Money
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6 Ways to Improve Your Relationship with Money

According to experts, financial well-being is an integral part of our general well-being. That being said, only a healthy relationship with money contributes to good health and our sense of well-being. But what is a relationship with money? And how to improve it? If you keep reading, you should be able to determine whether your…

What is Toxic Shame (5 Signs & Tips to Overcome It)?
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What is Toxic Shame (5 Signs & Tips to Overcome It)?

Toxic shame can make it challenging to be your authentic self, enjoy life, and have good mental health. That’s why it is so important to identify and deal with this unhelpful feeling. What is the Difference between Shame and Guilt? Shame and guilt are intertwined and related emotions that we often experience together. However, there…

How To Deal with Shame, Release Guilt & Move on With Life
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How To Deal with Shame, Release Guilt & Move on With Life

“Shame is a soul eating emotion.” – Carl Gustav Jung  Unprocessed feelings can never heal. If we don’t process and accept difficult emotions like guilt and shame, they can build up in our bodies as emotional toxins. When toxic feelings get stuck, they can lead to various mental health problems, relationship issues, and other concerns….

What is an Emotional Detox, and When Should I Do One?
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What is an Emotional Detox, and When Should I Do One?

Ongoing pressures at work and home, constant exposure to social media, and lack of free time can cause you to feel anxious, gloomy, and drained. Getting rid of toxic emotions is good for your mental health and sense of well-being. You might need an emotional detox if you feel on edge, easily upset, or overwhelmed…

Big “T” Trauma vs. Little “t” Trauma: What’s the Difference?
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Big “T” Trauma vs. Little “t” Trauma: What’s the Difference?

Regardless of its magnitude, a traumatic event may be extremely upsetting, resulting in various physiological and behavioral issues in those who have survived or witnessed it. However, some traumatic events are more severe than others. Mental health experts agree that trauma does come in different sizes, differentiating big “T” vs. little “t” trauma. What is…

How to Become More Mindful of Your Thoughts to Overcome Negativity?
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How to Become More Mindful of Your Thoughts to Overcome Negativity?

Recognizing and being mindful of your negative thoughts is the first step toward overcoming them and living a happier life. Most of the time, our minds are on autopilot with automatic, repetitive thoughts that run through our minds and pop up uninvited. We don’t pay much attention to these repeating and unhelpful thinking patterns and…