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Be a Strong Self-advocate: How to Stop Going Along to Get Along

By |2018-07-31T20:31:26+00:00July 31st, 2018|

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

5 Tips to Boost Interest When You’re Totally Bored with Each Other

By |2018-07-25T21:59:07+00:00June 28th, 2018|

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

Your Phone Is Not Your Friend! How to Get Off Social Media & Get a Social Life

By |2018-07-25T21:56:47+00:00June 18th, 2018|

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

Stop, Breathe, Think Before Texting

By |2018-05-17T20:56:55+00:00March 20th, 2016|

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