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How to Avoid the Sociopath Next Door.

How to Avoid the Sociopath Next Door. My sociopath latched onto me when I was young, mesmerizing me with the characteristic charm of his people. If you have ever been on the receiving end of this kind of seduction, you know it is a deeply compelling, dare I say, spiritual experience. One feels as if […]

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Neutralize the Lizard Brain

Have you ever been in a conversation that seems to spiral out of control no matter how hard you try to keep yourself and others calm? When whatever you say seems to make everything worse? Of course you have! Everyone has experienced this particular demoralizing part of being human. Some of us try to avoid […]

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4 Steps To Getting Great Therapy

It’s such a common feeling these days; we’re struggling, we know we need help, and we suspect therapy would work wonders, but we have no idea how to proceed. And once we do find a therapist, usually by word of mouth, or by endlessly scrolling through mental health care registries that leave us feeling more […]

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How To Free Yourself From Codependency

If you’re an empath, you may experience them almost as intensely—or sometimes more intensely—than your own. You may get lost in other people’s emotional energy and be unable to separate it from yours, and you may feel a need to make sure everyone else’s emotions are “managed” so that you don’t drown in their anger, […]

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How To Make The Right Choice

“Life is a series of choices.” So goes the old adage, which, like all old adages, has staying power because of its essential truth. But what happens when we can’t seem to make a decision? When we feel trapped by the enormity of what our decision implies? When we are paralyzed by self-doubt, fear, or […]

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2 Words to Cure Self Doubt

The human brain goes to extraordinary lengths to protect us from pain, but it also tends to be a short-term strategist. It wants to feel better right now, and if that messes up things in the future, so be it. One of its common tactics is to write self-serving stories. It takes a look at […]

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How To Stop Playing the Blame Game

Sometimes it seems like there are two kinds of people in the world: those who blame themselves for everything, and those who blame everything on everybody else. The healthier among us vacillate between these two states of being, but the healthiest of us all realize that oftentimes assigning blame—whether to ourselves or to someone else—is […]

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Total Wellness Quiz

People talk a lot about being healthy, and they’re usually referring to food or fitness or occasionally mental or emotional health, but rarely are all the things that comprise true health discussed in one place—a simple place that one might use as a kind of health map. It’s not surprising. Complete wellness is complicated and […]

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