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Clutter Craze: Why “Tidying Up” Might Be Making Matters Worse

Tidying up has never been more popular than it is today. This is thanks, in no small part, to the Marie Kondo craze. Her books have been spreading the joy of decluttering for several years now. However, her KonMari method has really taken off thanks to the new Netflix series called "Tidying Up with Marie

Feel Like a Phony? Understanding Imposter Syndrome

Imposter syndrome makes you think that you’re all alone in the world. You go through life feeling like you’re only successful on the outside. Worse, it feels as if everyone around you will eventually find out your secret. It’s not that you’ve got anything terrible to hide. It's just that you feel like a fraud.

From Romance to Roommate? Relationship Red Flags & What to Do About Them

When you look over at the person that you are living with, do you see a partner or roommate? If the two of you are in a romantic relationship, then hopefully you see a partner. However, it is unfortunately common for couples to transition into roommate mode. In other words, over time, you might notice

7 Reasons Why Meditation Might Not Be Right for You

There are plenty of reasons why meditation is recommended to everyone. It has a number of health benefits. For example, it reduces stress. Therefore, it reduces symptoms of a wide-range of stress-induced health ailments from depression to headaches. However, meditation is not the only way to reduce stress. Furthermore, even though everyone around you seems

Text Arguments are Dangerous! Why It’s Best to Use Fighting Words Face to Face

  Text arguments are ubiquitous.  We live in a society where smartphones seem to be involved in everything we do. If you’re guilty of having lengthy conversations via text, you’re not alone. But, one thing you should never do is engage in text arguments. You can easily hide behind the screen of your phone when

Seeking Love in Cyberspace: Why Feel Ashamed if Everyone Does It?

It’s nearly 2019, and by now you’ve probably either dipped your toe into the world of online dating, or you know someone who has. Seeking love in cyberspace seems more normal than ever. Yet, shame and online dating are common as there are still some stigmas attached to it. The good news? A full 30%

Dating Burnout: What it Is, What it Means, & How to Deal

You kept dating in the hopes that it would get better. Perhaps you just didn’t want to give up before finding the right match. So, you persisted, though the chances of meaningful connection seemed to fluctuate wildly. Until, finally, the thought of another restaurant, movie, and round of less than stimulating small talk just made you

Desperately Indecisive? Why Making Decisions is So Hard

Making decisions is challenging. You would think that it would be easy. After all, we have to make dozens, if not hundreds, of decisions each and every day. Therefore, if the amount of practice were any indication of our ability to perfect our decision-making skills, it should be a simple process. Nevertheless, most of us face

Suffering in Shyness? Signs, Social Impact, and Costs of Being Shy (& How to Conquer Them)

People who have never suffered from shyness might not realize the costs. A shy person might look fine on the outside.  Sometimes, shy people may even appear aloof or seem unfriendly.  But on the inside, there’s a good chance they are dealing with very frustrating emotions. Oftentimes, being shy is a response to generalized fear and