24 Articles by Megan Bruneau, M.A.
Megan Bruneau, M.A.
I'm A Psychotherapist & Here Are 12 Tools I Use To Heal From Heartbreak
Tips for navigating breakup pain and becoming better because of it.
8 Tips For A Good First Date
You met on a dating app. Bantered. Found out you share a love for Shawshank and Shiraz (#meanttobetogether!!). You decided to meet in person on...
Why Being Long-Distance Can Actually Make Your Relationship Better
“If you really loved him, you wouldn’t have moved to New York.”
5 Ways You're (Accidentally) Making Yourself Miserable
The world we live in does a great job of creating the illusion of perfection. Stories of romance and dream jobs, images of beauty and functional...
9 Signs Of Emotional Maturity
Here's to self-awareness, self-efficacy and self-esteem
5 Mantras To Comfort You When You're Feeling Lonely
Loneliness used to terrify me.
Should We Break Up? 9 Signs It's Time To End Your Relationship, From A Therapist
It may be time to say goodbye.
Affirmations Don't Work for Me. Here Are 20 Reminders That Do
Because I've never been into forced "positive thinking."
3 Buddhist Beliefs That Will Rock Your World (And Make You Much Happier!)
You don't have to practice yoga or follow an Ayurvedic diet to benefit from Buddhist ideas.
Why You're Not Treating Yourself Kindly + How To Start
Four common myths about compassion that might be holding you back from a better life.
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...
9 Ways To Care For Yourself When Recovering From An Eating Disorder
I've learned ways to dance with the demons that emerge when I compare my current body to a previous one or someone else's, but sometimes it can feel...
16 Signs You're An Emotionally Intelligent Person
Many of us grew up in homes where feeling was a bad word. Tears were childish, anger was bad, and vulnerability was not to be shown. But more and...
Are You Too Hard On Yourself? Read This
I used to find flaws faster than I could find my left hand.
5 Reasons Thinking About Death Will Make Your Life Better
There's a narrative in our culture that we find clarity when we face death.
You Don't Need Fixing, Our Culture Just Says That You Do
I hear a common story in my office. Everyone else has it figured out. Everyone else has it easy. Everyone except me. What's wrong with me? Why am I so...
5 Things Everyone Should Know About Acceptance
What we resist, persists.
7 Simple Steps To Lower Your Stress (No Meditation Or Exercise Required)
What's the best way for me to piss off a stressed-out client? Tell them to manage his stress by getting more sleep. Or eating better. Or fitting...
7 Questions To Ask Yourself The Next Time You Feel Intense Anxiety
If you're feeling anxious and can't chalk it up to worry, ask yourself these questions.
The Best Way To End A Casual Relationship (And The Worst Way)
Breaking someone's heart is tough, but it doesn't have to be.