The self is perhaps the greatest enigma of our lives. And yet, we view it as this constant entity that behaves in predictable ways from day to day. And when we flip our lids, or otherwise ‘act out of character’, we convince ourselves that something is wrong and seek reasons to explain why we lost… Read More

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Managing emotions is about understanding your inner child

Feeling you’re not doing a good enough job as a parent? Worrying about the effects of your working life on your children? Staying up at night feeling guilty about not baking cookies for the class party? You’re not alone! Millions of working mothers just like you beat down on themselves for the time spent away… Read More

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It's 6 a.m. and I'm still awake. Instead of feeling alive with the dawn of a new day, I feel like I'm already behind. There's so much to do, so little time...how will I ever get through it all?! I'm experiencing the same thoughts I had as I fell asleep, and they replayed themselves in… Read More

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Negativity is a part of life. After all, it's impossible for things to always go our way—although wouldn’t it be nice it they did? Plans fall apart, desires go unfulfilled, and dreams crumble through no fault of our own. In turn, we feel frustrated, angry, unhappy, or just plain sad. None of this is harmful… Read More

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It’s that time of the year when many of us (60% by some accounts!) have already given up on our New Year’s goals. We respond to this apparent failure in different ways, most of which are variations of the shame and blame cycle. Rarely do we sit down and question the authenticity of our goals… Read More

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