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Do you know who you are?

I’d like you to reflect on what you know about yourself. Who are you? What do you know about your authentic self? Do you hide who you are for fear of judgment and rejection? In order to be authentic, you … Continue reading

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It’s Time To Divorce Doubt

A lot of us doubt ourselves. We have a constant commentary in our heads saying, “I can’t do this,” “Everything’s going to fall apart,” “It’s not going to work out,” “If good things happen, it’ll end soon,” “If I don’t … Continue reading

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Admit Your Mistakes

Admitting our mistakes gives us a chance to be vulnerable. A professor that I know, who is a perfectionist, recently was sharing with me that the other day during a lecture a student asked her a question and she didn’t … Continue reading

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Self-Parenting Therapy

Self-parenting therapy is a specific technique that deals with attachment wounds. As we are growing up, we are developing. In each stage, we have needs to be met. The degree to which developmental needs were not adequately met is the … Continue reading

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Gratitude to Boost Your Mood

We all know that focusing on things we are grateful for is a quick way to boost our moods. Yet, we rarely stop to focus on the positive, as we are so overwhelmed by day-to-day stressors. However, if you can … Continue reading

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Let Go… and Cry!

Many people have a difficult time crying. A lot of my clients fear that if they start crying, they won’t be able to stop. Instead of crying, they bottle up their emotions, with no outlet. Crying accompanies many emotions; anger, … Continue reading

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Fear and Resiliency

We all have emotional baggage. Trauma, childhood wounds, teenage angst and sadness, all leave you with deep-rooted core beliefs, that you may not be aware of. These beliefs can hold you back, and give you a sense of underlying fear … Continue reading

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Fire the Negative Voice in Your Head

Each one of us is made up of many parts. We have the critical part, the anxious part, the guilt-ridden part, and hopefully, the positive and encouraging part. Clients often ask me how to get rid of that negative voice … Continue reading

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Do Expectations Control Our Happiness?

When our emotions fluctuate throughout the day, it is often as a result of a circumstance not meeting our expectation. For example, think of the last time you were well prepared and on time, waiting for a friend/co-worker, but they … Continue reading

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Are You a Commitment Phobe?

The term Commitment Phobic stems from claustrophobia, in that some people begin to feel enclosed and trapped when they are in a relationship.  Their flight impulse kicks in, and they feel the need to escape. If you are suffering from … Continue reading

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