Society pressures us to partner up. Desire for a healthy relationship or not, this pressure can put you into a frenzy to find "the one". Of course, that doesn’t mean that it’s wrong to want a partner. Instead, it means that you must look carefully at WHY you want a partner before devoting yourself to
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
When you're totally bored with each other, your disappointment and unhappiness may make you worry. Is it over? What can you do to boost your interest in each other and your relationship? First, don’t panic. Boredom is normal, even in a loving relationship. Our brains are wired for new experiences. There’s even a fancy name
Are you tired of spending every waking hour on tweets, Instagrams, likes, shares, comments, notifications, and posts? Do you need a respite from mirror selfies, news feeds, and memes? Have you ever wanted to get off social media? If it seems like everyone else has a more fabulous life than you and you'd like to spend
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
Sara* received this text from her older brother, Matt on Sunday: "What time are you coming out here?" Her heart racing, the fury rising from her stomach to her head, she threw her phone on the bed with such force it bounced twice and landed upside down. How dare he? She imagined all sorts of
“When you show up for yourself, you give other people the opportunity to show up for themselves.” I heard this statement yesterday on a Bashar video I was listening to. It resonated with me, kept me pondering. I’ve been thinking a lot lately (always!) about relationships, and all the different aspects of them that make