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Held Back By Your Past? How to Let Go of Regrets

Regrets are never fun. Some irritate and prick us with hard lessons from the past. But we learn to live through and around them. Other regrets, though, keep coming to mind in waves of overwhelm and anxiety that can reach toxic levels in our minds and bodies.   If we aren’t careful, the latter type of

Ready for Sex? 6 Clear Ways to Know If Sex Is Your Next Best Relationship Step

Are you dating someone new?  Are things going so well that you think you might be ready for sex for the first time? It’s a big decision to take a relationship to the next level. You may experience a certain level of excitement at finally acting on your mutual attraction. Or you may experience some anxiety

Dating Multiple People: Pros, Cons and Emotional Overload

Dating multiple people can be a smart thing to do. After all, you need to go on many dates before you truly get to know someone. And if you’re trying to settle down into a long-term relationship, then seeing what your options makes sense for making the best decision. However, if your nervous system gets

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.

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

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

Is He Really Ready for Commitment? 7 Signs His Actions Don’t Match His Promises

You want this guy to be the one but is he really ready for commitment to you? You may look for clues in your relationship, trying to read between the lines. You wish to feel safe and secure. The more clues you see that he’s committed, the more you relax and allow yourself to imagine