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Life Coaching Vs. Therapy: What’s the Difference?

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Sometimes life challenges go beyond our coping mechanisms, and we need support in overcoming them. It’s important to find the correct support system and you may feel uncertain about where to seek help – should you reach out to a friend, speak to your GP, find a therapist, or hire a life coach? Many people […]

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Patterns of Love Addiction and Codependency

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A key aspect of healthy relationships is the couple’s ability to understand, repair, love, and reconnect in mutually satisfying ways. Couples who understand each other’s need for emotional connection are likely to build a healthy and enduring relationship.  Healthy attachment allows partners to bond and be vulnerable with each other. A healthy and strong relationship […]

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Identifying and Overcoming Your Limiting Beliefs

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Limiting beliefs are precisely what their name says. They represent a state of mind you consider valid, but that falsely defines you, other people, or your relationships. In other words, a limiting belief is a conviction that inhibits or constrains you in some way.  The three most common limiting beliefs spin around feelings of: Trust […]

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Are You Too Stressed? 7 Ways To Manage Stress

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It is hard to find a person who doesn’t feel stressed about something in their life. Some stress may be productive, as it motivates you to perform better and reach your goals. However, ongoing or excessive stress can impair your ability to perform day-to-day tasks and harm your health. Too much stress can lead to […]

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7 Ways To Stop Seeking Validation on Social Media

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As humans, we are naturally wired to crave attachment and validation. We share an instinct to connect and bond with others, and there is nothing wrong with that. However, in the age of the Internet and technology, social media has become the place we turn to for contact, inclusion, and validation. It seems we have […]

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Deeper Dive into Avoidant and Insecure Attachment Styles

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Family relationships and early childhood experiences can considerably affect a person’s character, attitudes, emotions, behavior, and mental health. Unhealthy family interactions and attachment styles can influence one’s personality, causing profound distress in a person’s adult relationships and well-being.  Insecure attachment styles typically stem from some sort of early trauma. A child who grows up with […]

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What is Emotional Eating | How to Stop Negative Habits

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All of us sometimes turn to food for comfort when we feel stressed and overwhelmed. How many times have you used food to make yourself feel better emotionally? Emotional eating doesn’t involve physical hunger but reaching for food in response to negative emotions. Sometimes, when something upsetting happens to us, we turn to food for […]

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4 Ways to Overcome Emotional Burnout

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Emotional burnout occurs when you are exposed to accumulated and ongoing stress that causes you to feel emotionally exhausted and worn out.  Emotional fatigue or emotional burnout happens when stress from everyday life (whether personal or work-related stress) becomes overwhelming, causing a state of emotional, mental, and physical exhaustion. Symptoms of anxiety and depression often […]

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8 Signs Of A Toxic Relationship | How to Set Boundaries

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Healthy, stable relationships have the power to bring lots of joy, improve your resilience, boost mood, and even extend life. Positive relationships help us feel safe, valued and accepted. Research shows that people with strong social bonds are more likely to live longer. On the other hand, toxic relationships can be a massive burden in […]

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Why Emotions Are So Important | Improving Mental Health

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Emotions play an essential role in our everyday behavior and overall wellbeing. Emotions are an integral part of our lives that we use to communicate our subtlest feelings. They influence our perceptions, relationships, behavior, and the choices we make at any given moment. Emotions help us understand other people but also allow others to understand […]

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