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Understanding Emotional Connections in a Relationship

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The success of our relationships depends mainly on how well we understand each other’s need for emotional connection. When it comes to relationships, especially romantic ones, most of us value connection above everything else. The emotional connection allows you to bond with your partner within a safe, healthy relationship that supports your growth and gives […]

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Joy vs. Happiness

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Although we often think that joy and happiness fall under the same category, these emotions are very different. Yes, both joy and happiness describe our feelings of satisfaction, contentment, and pleasure. However, these feelings are triggered by different reasons and differ in their nature. Happiness is externally based and tied to our experiences. Our happiness […]

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How to Help a Teen Heal from Heartache

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On the Holms-Rahe Life Stress Inventory, a divorce or breakup of a long-term relationship ranks as the second most stressful life event, right after the death of a spouse. Separation or divorce in adults usually has the extreme emotional aftermath, especially when it involves children. However, breakups among young people can be equally disturbing. Often, […]

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Common Humanity vs. Isolation

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How many times have you comforted a loved one who has made a mistake saying “Come on, you’re only human.” One of the key elements of self-compassion is the awareness of our common humanity. The mere fact that we are human beings means that we are imperfect and mortal. The emotion of compassion is interactive […]

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Letting Go of Your Inner Critic

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Sometimes, as much as you want to love yourself, you simply cannot stop the voice in your head telling you that you are not good enough, smart enough, successful enough, beautiful enough…anything enough. What is the Inner Critic? Your inner critic is actually the negative self-talk you use to discourage yourself. This can include anything […]

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