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3 Ways To Deal With Your Emotions

Having strong emotions is a natural aspect of being human. From pleasant emotions such as happiness to less desirable ones such as worry and sadness, everybody has moments of intense feeling. If you find that you frequently have intense negative emotions and that they are getting in the way of your daily activities, know that this is common and that …

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Memes, The New Norm To Express Your Feelings and Messages

Memes, as we all know, are getting in trend these days. Memes are considered the new norm when it comes to showing how you feel or delivering a message to your close ones. According to recent statistics, the trend of meme-making and messaging has increased in the COVID-19 pandemic. Today every one of us is interested in seeing memes on …

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Fact versus opinion

We tend to believe every thought we have is true. However, thoughts are NOT facts. While some thoughts we have may be factual (eg. I failed the test), others may not (eg. I am dumb). These non factual thoughts are opinions. This blog post can help you to practice differentiating between facts and opinions. Which of these are fact, which …

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How your thinking holds you back

When life throws us a curve ball, it’s normal to feel fed up and/or annoyed. Have you ever wondered though how your thinking holds you back? We often think that it’s life events around us that hold us back but this isn’t entirely true. Sure, we all have bad stuff happen. We get ill, we have stress at work, unhappy …

How to improve communication in your relationship

I regularly see couples to help them improve their communication. After being together for a while, communication can deteriorate, resentment can build up and intimacy and connection diminishes. Common problems with communicaton involve couples making assumptions about what their partner is thinking, usually in a negative manner. Then child mode ensues – well if they don’t care about me then …

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Give yourself permission to feel

    Give yourself permission to feel I call it being “unplugged”. When life has hurt us so much, we learn to detach emotionally. This strategy or defense mechanism works for a while but the long term consequences are a life of feeling numb. No highs, no lows just plateauing. I see it as a waste of life. We are …