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Depression and the inner critic

Do you feel like you should be in a better place in your life? Lots of people feel like their life doesn’t measure up to where they want to be. Some people believe that they’re underachieving if they don’t own … Continue reading

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Fall in love with fall

The changing of seasons brings the opportunity to reflect on your life as it is, and what you want your life to look like over the coming months. Fall is a really good time to slow down, be mindful of … Continue reading

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Do you want to run away?

Feeling like you want to get in your car and drive far, far away – or even get on a plane and leave everything behind – is a sign that you are overwhelmed and depleted. You might feel so unfulfilled, … Continue reading

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3 things to do the week of your wedding

Most people envision the week of their wedding as a really happy time, but feeling stressed out about the big day can overtake some of the excitement. To let go of stress and enjoy the experience, take the days before … Continue reading

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Accept reality

Take a moment to think about whether you accept your partner as they are right now, including the parts of them that you don’t like. Exploring your feelings towards your partner – both your love for them and any uncertainty … Continue reading

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5 things couples should discuss before getting married

As a therapist, I’ve noticed that many couples who go through divorce realize when it’s too late that they didn’t discuss things they ended up fighting over. All marriages are a legal contract, a lot like a business partnership. If … Continue reading

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Chasing happiness

We as a culture emphasize happiness, self-improvement and personal growth. This can be really empowering, but the downside is that a lot of us misinterpret happiness and personal growth as something that we need to chase by pushing and driving … Continue reading

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Creating balance in your life

Can you think of anyone you know who lives a balanced life? A lot of us think that balance is something that exists somewhere out there. We think we can’t have it because of the hours we work, our daily … Continue reading

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Don’t forget to celebrate

In life, we are always waiting for the bad to end. Whether the bad you want to end in your life is debt, being done school and exams, or moving out of a difficult environment, you are likely dealing with … Continue reading

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Embrace change

For many of us, spring is a season that brings change. When we go through change there is usually some resistance at first because most of us like routine and predictability. We tend to feel secure when things stay the … Continue reading

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