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How Love Ended Abuse In My Marriage

For 10 years, I was in an abusive relationship. I was not physically abused, but I experienced relentless emotional abuse. Because of this, I...

Kathi Morehead
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

How To Let Your Crush Know You Have Feelings

As women, we have been told by society (and even friends and family) that having the man chase after us is the way to go ... that, as women, being...

Kavita Patel
September 11 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

What To Do When Your Dreams Scare You

Do you have dreams, desires, and goals? Then, chances are, you’ve struggled with fear at some point. I hate to use the word “normal,” but fear is so...

Dr. Leslie Carr
September 9 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...

Dr. David B. Feldman
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?

How often have you thought you were truly in love, only to lose those in-love feelings after a few months? Have you believed you were in love but...

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

9 Worries That Are Ruining Your Life

What do we worry about at night? Turns out that we're not all that different from each other in our deep-seated worries. We all worry about the same...

Amy Shah, M.D.
August 12 2014

11 Things I Wish I Could Say To My Younger Self

Being an adult can be difficult. With an endless stream of stress, difficult demands, unexpected surprises, disease, family issues and even death of...

Shannon Kaiser
August 9 2014

The 15 Most Damaging Lies We Tell Ourselves

It can be hard to make happiness stick, especially if you pay attention to what you tell yourself. What hurts us most in life is not actually the...

Shannon Kaiser
August 6 2014

How I Learned To Stay True, Get Paid & Do Good

One of the most prevalent and destructive myths of our culture is the belief that the universe is scarce. That there is not enough to go around. That...

Rha Goddess
August 5 2014

How Getting Fleas In A Motel Changed My Life

Yes, I got fleas staying at a cheap motel on the Tijuana border, and yes, it changed my business forever. I didn’t even know it was possible for a...

Lloyd Burnett
August 3 2014

Paralyzed By Doubt? 5 Ways To Live A Life You Love

Fear and doubt are sneaky. They're forms of energy constantly attempting to capture your attention. The thing is, what we focus on is what we grow. So...

Rebecca Butler
August 1 2014

The Epiphany That Made Me Stop Dating Unavailable Men

I've learned that relationships mirror our beliefs back to us. In other words, the patterns that occur in romantic love are clues to what we believe...

Shelly Bullard
July 31 2014

Hey, Girl: Your True Self Is Fearless

Let's just get this out in the open: fear is a powerful motherf*cker. Things I am scared of right now: forgetting the sound of my father's voice, how...

Jennifer Pastiloff
July 31 2014