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What’s YOUR addiction?

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Simply put,  addiction is the continued repetition of a behavior despite adverse consequences and physiological dependence that occurs when the body has to adjust to the substance by incorporating the substance into its ‘normal’ functioning. Addiction is something we hear about frequently in today’s world and it affects all ethnic groups, all socioeconomic levels, and all ages. […]

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Drop Self-Improvement and Embrace Self-Compassion

“The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.” ~Carl Rogers

When was the last time you stopped trying to improve something about yourself or your life?

I’ve spent a lot of …

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These 3 Unique Vacations Can Improve Your Mental Health

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“Man, I need a vacation.” You’ve said those exact words to yourself hundreds of times. You have mumbled it under your breath after a work meeting that left you with an extra-long to-do list. Perhaps you’ve typed it in an email or sent it in a text to your best friend. You’ve screamed it at […]

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Why I Keep My Heart Open Even Though I’ve Been Deceived

“You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you’ll live in torment if you don’t trust enough.” ~Frank Crane

I’m heading home with a latte in hand, listening to This American Life through my headphones when a woman …

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What Kept Me Stuck on My Ex and How I’m Breaking the Addiction

“When you stop chasing the wrong things, you give the right things a chance to catch you.” ~Unknown

I might be addicted to feeling good. I’m no stranger to pleasure, and I want what I want unapologetically. But there’s a …

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How to Prevent Blame and Criticism from Destroying Your Relationship

“Who is it that’s unhappy? The one who finds fault.” ~Anonymous

If you are anything like me, you yearn to know in your bones that you are showing up in your primary relationship as your best self. You want to …

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3 Ways to Decide Whose Opinion of You Matters

“The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.” ~Coco Chanel

“You know, Joui, I really like how you look tonight. I always thought your style before was… just a little wacky,” smiled Harry, a man …

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Love is the Power

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How do you go from playing the saxophone with the Beach Boys to becoming an expert in the study of subtle energy engineering and on to inventing Quantum Code Technology? Robert O. Williams did this. His research has provided scientific breakthroughs in field-based technologies, consciousness, and human potential. In addition, we will hear his story, […]

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An ode to my top commenter

For a while, when I was pregnant and blogs were still new, I was the top commenter on my blog. And of course, every post I write is sort of an ode to me, or at least an ode to the current diatribe-colored glasses I’m wearing. So there was no need for a shout-out. Then...

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3 Empowering Ways to Reframe Anxiety: Work With It, Not Against It

“If I take death into my life, acknowledge it, and face it squarely, I will free myself from the anxiety of death and the pettiness of life—and only then will I be free to become myself.” ~Martin Heidegger

If you …

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