10 Mantras To Help You Stop Giving A Sh*t About Your Bikini Body

For me, swimsuit season is like a Katy Perry song or a strong yin class: I can either love it or hate it, depending on the day. While many of us can't wait to hit the beach, my residual eating-disordered self still has trouble donning a bikini in public. In the last few weeks, I've been fortunate to have been on several sunny…

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Science Explains What’s Different About Highly Sensitive People

Are you the type of person who cannot ignore heartache? If so, then you are one of many highly sensitive people. Do you find yourself crying over "little things"? Do you have a strange gift for perception, especially when it comes to social situations? Highly sensitive people have the ability to notice everything, and in turn, everything brings an emotional response. Be it…

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How to Care for a Partner with Depression or Anxiety

Depression or anxiety can affect one in five adults during their lifetime - is your partner one of them? There is hope for relationships, in this area, and you can help your special someone cope with their mental illness. There really is no simple way to talk about depression or anxiety. They are complicated monsters that can affect all areas of your life.…

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8 Warning Signs of an Abusive Relationship – Infographic

An abusive relationship, for many people around the world, is nothing new. However, there are several warning signs. One of the most serious issues in the world is domestic violence. An abusive relationship passes under the radar so many times due to the fact that no one really knows or understands that it’s happening. It resides beneath a cover of a seemingly normal…

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10 Things You Need to Say Before it’s Too Late

Say what you need to say before it's too late. Be brave. When you don’t speak up, there’s a lot of important stuff that ends up not getting said. About a decade ago a coworker of mine died in a car accident on the way home from work. During his funeral several people from the office were in tears, saying kind things like,…

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Decompressing Emotions With Radical Acceptance

A common way in which we deal with unpleasant emotions is to suppress or ignore them. These are normal coping mechanisms our minds use to handle situations we don’t particularly want to deal with in the present moment. When strong emotions come into our consciousness, there is often something inside of us which says, “This is going to ruin my happiness right now…

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