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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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How to deal with a bully at work

A lot of my clients ask how to handle a person who is difficult to deal with at work. Work is a second home for many of us, where we spend most of our time. We don’t get to choose … Continue reading

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3 things to do daily to strengthen your relationship

Strengthening your relationship is about meaningful communication, whether you are communicating through physical touch or telling your partner what’s going on in your life. If you find that you feel disconnected from your partner, think about how you communicate and … Continue reading

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How to be a happy commuter

For many of us, the commute to and from work brings anxiety and frustration because it is outside of our control, and we don’t like the feeling that our time is wasted. After spending all day at work, the few … Continue reading

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How to survive a job you hate

In my 10 years of experience as a psychotherapist, I’ve worked with a lot of clients who hate their jobs. A lot of us spend most of our waking hours at work, and if we’re unhappy at work it can … Continue reading

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Do you take the time to enjoy?

When was the last time you actually enjoyed your life? We tend to live in the future or in the past, rather than in the present moment. We place boundaries on when we can enjoy life, often putting off enjoyment … Continue reading

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Spring clean the negative this year

Do you have people in your life who are negative? Why do you hold on to them? To create space for more empowering things in your life, it is sometimes necessary to let go of people who no longer serve … Continue reading

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Are You A Workaholic?

Do you find yourself thinking more about your “to do” list than your social or family life? This is just one sign of workaholism. Other signs include working after hours, on weekends or through your lunch break, feeling guilty or … Continue reading

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