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Importance of Sleep

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Sleep is vital for your well-being and survival. Without sleep, your body and brain wouldn’t work properly. While you rest at night, your brain forms the neural pathways that let you learn and remember information and create new memories. Your body and brain stay active while you sleep to help protect your health and quality […]


Mindfulness vs. Over-identification

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Based on her research, psychologist Kristin Neff identified three core elements of self-compassion: Self-kindness vs. self-criticism Common humanity vs. isolation and Mindfulness vs. over-identification Believing that we can intentionally learn to be more self-compassionate and less self-critical, she has developed methods for strengthening each of these elements. And a skill that Kristin Neff sees as […]


5 Ways to Practice Self-Compassion

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Self-compassion is a powerful skill that we can learn and practice. Being compassionate towards yourself has many benefits. When you learn to be self-compassionate, you will begin to treat yourself with more understanding and kindness. You will also be able to experience deeper self-knowledge and self-love. The first step in activating self-compassion is mindfulness. First, […]


Toxic Codependent Relationships

Codependency in a relationship usually occurs when one of the partners has a Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) or Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD). If your partner has either one of these personality disorders, you might find yourself stuck in a toxic codependent relationship. Codependents can also end up in toxic relationships with their family members, friends […]


Developing Safe Boundaries

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Codependency and emotional fusion usually turn relationships into unfulfilling and challenging ones. If you are constantly making sacrifices, feeling guilty, and spending all your energy in meeting your partner’s needs, you may be in a codependent relationship. Even for an adult person, it is hard to refrain from the basic need for cohesion with another […]