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Signs Your Fear of Commitment Is Preventing You from Being Happy

By | February 7th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

Fear of commitment is a common phobia, and even those who are comfortable with making some commitments in their lives don't do so lightly. The word commitment means a pledge, and something binding you to a particular path of action. It therefore inevitably reduces your field of possibilities. Because commitment limits you to certain actions,

7 Reasons Why Being Real is More Important than Being Nice

By | February 2nd, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

  I’d like to preface this article by briefly pointing out what I mean by being real. Being real is not the same thing as being cruel or malicious. Criticizing people, insulting them, and pointing out their failures for sport is not being real, it's being abusive. Being real is about taking the time and

8 Unexpected Reasons Why You’re Attracting Toxic Love

By | January 27th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

Toxic love, when it really comes down to it, is any love affair that makes you feel in some way bad or uncomfortable. Any love affair in which anxiety and pain are more common a feature than contentment and pleasure could be described as toxic. It’s common for people to blame others for being toxic

7 Brutal Truths That Will Improve Your Life and Make You a Better Person

By | January 20th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Brutal truths are the hardest truths to face, but facing them and ceasing to live under illusions are not only acts of self-liberation, but ones that empower you to be a better person. Brutal Truths #1: The universe doesn’t care about you  This is what we know so far: The space in which we find

Kind People Fail at Being Happy: Here Are 5 Reasons Why

By | January 19th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Kind people are some of the most beautiful and interesting souls. Unfortunately, they're not as happy as they may seem. I know several kind people who are giving and patient. When I look at them I see a smile, a soft voice, and quiet demeanor - it seems they are happy. I suppose doing things

8 Reasons Why You Should Be OK If Not Everyone Likes You

By | January 19th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

If you are trying to please everyone, here are some reasons to be OK with the idea that not all people like you. It is easy to spot people pleasers. They are so nice that you feel uncomfortable. If you point out a flaw, they will do their best to cajole you and make sure

8 Reasons A Few Failed Relationships Are Good for You

By | January 18th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Failed relationships can be extremely painful experiences, and it can seem that, in having them, we waste time on something that in the end seems to have been futile and pointless. But frustration brings growth, and crisis transformation. Failed relationships have a lot to contribute to our personal growth, if we’re only willing to be

Anxiety in Relationships: 7 Things We Want Our Loved Ones to Know

By | January 16th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

Anxiety in relationships is hell. There are 7 things I want my loved ones to know and understand about my illness. For me, anxiety in relationships is common. I am almost impossible to live with, ask anyone in my family and the response will be interesting. It’s not that I enjoy being angry, frustrated and

8 Things that Happen when You Stop Being Afraid of Being Yourself

By | January 14th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

Being yourself is about being honest with yourself and other people. Being afraid of being yourself means that your life doesn’t align with your true needs. When you stop being afraid of being yourself, your internal and external reality transforms: 1. You accept yourself When you stop being afraid of being yourself, you stop trying to

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