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Pity-Party or Self-Compassion? Recognizing the Difference

We’ve all encountered someone who constantly bemoans the difficulties of their life. Everyone needs to vent, but some people take it to an Olympic level. It can be exhausting to listen to all that misery. Because it is such an irritating trait in others, many of us are reticent to express our sorrow too much… Continue reading Pity-Party or Self-Compassion? Recognizing the Difference

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#Pity Party or #SelfCompassion ? Recognizing the Difference

We’ve all encountered someone who constantly bemoans the difficulties of their life. Everyone needs to vent, but some people take it to an Olympic level. It can be exhausting to listen to all that misery. Because it is such an irritating trait in others, many of us are reticent to express our sorrow too much… Continue reading #Pity Party or #SelfCompassion ? Recognizing the Difference

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Active Hobbies for Physical and Emotional Health

Hobbies, past times, leisure activities…. all of these descriptors sound so passive and unimportant. These enjoyable activities are far more important to our wellness than we give them credit for, and sometimes make life feel worth living. Finding and creating joyful experiences for ourselves is crucial to a rich, full life. Active hobbies are good… Continue reading Active Hobbies for Physical and Emotional Health

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#Women and #SelfSabotage: How We Sell Ourselves Short

Women’s liberation has brought us into this rich environment in which we finally have more autonomy, equality and power than at any other time in history. (Though there are still plenty of glass ceilings to shatter). Even with these external validations as we step into our power and embrace our rights, sometimes we fall into… Continue reading #Women and #SelfSabotage: How We Sell Ourselves Short

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Coping with Loneliness During the Holidays

The phrase ‘home for the holidays’ has a decidedly different tone in 2020, as many of us are exercising caution by social distancing because of the pandemic. All this social distancing, especially during the holiday season, is apt to take its toll.  Loneliness during the holidays seems even more profound than it does during the… Continue reading Coping with Loneliness During the Holidays