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
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
Society pressures us to partner up. Desire for a relationship or not, this pressure can put you into a frenzy to find "the one". Therefore, it's important to look carefully at why you want a partner. Wisely examining your own motives can help lay the groundwork for a solid, lasting, and healthy relationship. Healthy Signs
Are you a “good girl” or “nice guy” instead of an effective self-advocate? Maybe you’re thinking, “What could possibly be wrong with being nice?” The world could use more good people, couldn’t it? A few niceties can make all the difference. Right? Of course! Niceness is lovely. If your behavior is authentic. Niceness is not
We’re often crushed when we fail to rise to the occasion. We believe we are inadequate when we feel unpopular. It makes us anxious to be considered mediocre. Self-compassion is not how most of us respond in those moments of perceived weakness or inferiority. In fact, so much of our self-perception is performance-based that being kind to ourselves
Beliefs about who you are can limit every facet of your life: physical, emotional, financial, intellectual, and spiritual. Having a low opinion of yourself traps you in false perceptions that keep you down. It can be exhausting! Here are 7 common beliefs that can affect your thoughts and actions and cripple your success and happiness.
“I feel lonely. I would like to be in a relationship. It’s difficult to make substantive friends in your 30s, besides most of my friends are married. Friendship looks different when you're in your 20’s because much isn’t required then”. Ella*, a 34 year old single graphic designer is athletic, intelligent and has a great