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I Had Agoraphobia For 30 Years. Here's How I Healed

Not all agoraphobics are so terrified of being in the outside world that they have to remain inside their dens. I should know. I was agoraphobic for...

Hal Mathew
October 9 2014

What Really Causes Depression

Depression often has multiple causes, and these causes are generally intertwined — which means there is not just one way of dealing with it.

Margaret Paul, Ph.D.
October 2 2014

7 Tips To Manage Anxiety

Sometimes, we know what's making us anxious and can negotiate calm. Other times, our anxiety is caused by hormones or too much caffeine or something...

Megan Bruneau, M.A.
September 30 2014

5 Ways To Live A Bolder, Happier Life

Comfort zones are, well, comfortable. They're the cozy nooks of life — predictable and easy and snug. Like a cushy hotel room, hiding out in one can...

Hannah Sentenac
September 28 2014

5 Things I Needed To Believe Before I Quit My Corporate Job

A couple of years ago I was burned out, unfulfilled and wanted out of the corporate world. The mountain of stress was affecting my life and health in...

Shannon Vigil
September 18 2014

11 Things All Women Should Know About Real Relationships

Growing up, I didn’t know much about romantic relationships — besides the fact that I wanted a totally different one than my parents had.

Corinne Dobbas
September 17 2014

Are You Making (Good) Sh*t Happen In Your Life?

Everyone (well not everyone, come on now, but let's say some people) knows that my tagline is "What are you manifesting?" If you didn't know ... now...

Jennifer Pastiloff
September 15 2014

7 Habits To Ditch If You Want Lasting Love

We often don’t realize when a habit is harming us, instead of helping us. When it comes to relationships, I see many of my clients actually decrease...

Caroline Zwickson, M.A.
September 14 2014

Confessions Of A Chronic People Pleaser

There should be rehabilitation programs for people, like me, who are addicted to people pleasing. I say that jokingly, but in all sincerity, a lot of...

Charity Poole
September 10 2014

5 Telltale Signs You’re Stuck & You Don’t Even Know It

I have been stuck many times in my life. I've been stuck in boring jobs, stuck in unhealthy relationships, stuck in my lack of confidence, stuck in...

Ashley Looker
September 2 2014

Why My Panic Disorder Was The Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me

Sitting in my graduate classroom on the Wilfrid Laurier University campus in Waterloo, Ontario, I had my first panic attack. It was 2:11 p.m. on a...

Charlene Richard
August 28 2014

3 Myths That Keep You Unhappy

It’s nearly impossible to go through life without experiencing significant setbacks. Sometimes we’re the recipients of bad luck. Other times we’re...

David B. Feldman, PhD
August 27 2014

10 Fears I Try To Conquer Every Day

We all have seemingly irrational things that we’re scared of. Sometimes I think I have more than most. We human beings are terrifying: we make fun of...

Saren Stiegel
August 25 2014

Are You In Love, Or Are You Emotionally Dependent?

Have you believed you were in love but discovered that you were 'in need' instead?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D.
August 21 2014

Are You Afraid Of Relationships? 5 Questions To Ask Yourself

Do you believe you are ready for a relationship, but just haven't found the right person? Or do you often end up with someone who is trying to avoid a...

Margaret Paul, Ph.D.
August 15 2014

9 Powerful Mantras To Help You Through Depression

I'm sitting in the doctor’s office. My doctor is noisily typing on her keyboard as she asks me specific questions about my recent experiences.

Shannon Kaiser
August 15 2014