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Importance of Sleep

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 […]

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3 Pillars Towards Transformation

Three Pillars to Transformation: Mindfulness, Openness for Change and Practice A decision to re-invest in yourself is always a big one. Whether your personal transformation has happened as a part of your New Year’s resolutions or it has resulted from a major disappointment such as a harsh breakup, it is always a wonderful opportunity to improve […]

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Mindfulness vs. Over-identification

Based on her research, psychologist Kristin Neff identified three core elements of self-compassion:Self-kindness vs. self-criticismCommon humanity vs. isolation andMindfulness vs. over-identificationBelieving 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 vital to strengthening our […]

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Ways to Practice Self-Compassion

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, you […]

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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 […]

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Developing Safe Boundaries

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 being. […]

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Meditation: The Fastest-Growing Trend in America

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study, there is a rise of the complimentary wellness practices: yoga, meditation, and chiropractic care in the US in the last five years. While yoga is the most popular of these three, meditation is the fastest-growing trend. What are the Benefits of Meditation? Why is mindfulness meditation […]

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Transitions in Life

Transitions are an inevitable part of our lives. Still, no matter how expected some changes like college, marriage, kids, and moving are, for most of people they are always a huge source of stress that hit us somehow off-guard. Not to mention completely unplanned life changes such as a sudden death of a close person […]

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Put Your Own Oxygen Mask On First

I have heard that several times over the past few weeks. “You have to put your oxygen mask on before you can help others”. It makes sense, right? I mean how can you truly help other people if you cannot even breathe? Intellectually it is a very easy to understand the concept. However, when you have […]

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