Tag: self help

‘I Could Never Do That’ — and Other Myths We Tell Ourselves

A friend of mine came across an article years ago in a magazine describing a woman in CA who started a tutoring program to help homeless children. My friend thought about all of the homeless children in MA who had to move from place to place, and their struggles without having a stable school experience. […]

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When Every ADHD-Friendly Organizing Tool and Trick You’ve Tried Hasn’t Worked

Maybe your systems have simply lost their spark. “The ADHD brain likes novelty,” according to Barb Hubbard, M. Ed, AAC, an ADHD specialist and life strategies coach. “So, when you find a system that works, expect the newness to wear off after a while. Know that it’s OK to change systems often or make small […]

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Psychology Around the Net: November 30, 2019

A Psychologist’s Guide to Managing Your Anxiety Before, During, and Even After a Job Interview: It’s normal to struggle with anxiety right before a job interview or when starting a new job. But how do you turn down the jitters volume so you can give your best performance? Dr. Sherry Benton, founder and chief science […]

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3 Key Ingredients for Mature Love

It’s understandable that we want to know what’s going on. It’s difficult to live with ambiguity and uncertainly. Unfortunately, what we often cling to is the conviction that there’s something wrong with our partner rather than turn the mirror around to explore how we might be contributing to the mess. Here are three key factors […]

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Podcast: How Toxic Masculinity Also Hurts Men

Join us as Miguel explains how the sacred masculine is increasingly being recognized as a new model of masculinity to replace the old ideas of what it meant to be a man. This new man embraces all of his humanity and recognizes that part of this is the courage to feel, express and honor the […]

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What Would Happen If You Ditched Your Wellness Routine?

The term “wellness routine” was incredibly buzzy in 2017/2018. Headlines, vlogs and insta-stories were saturated with morning wellness routines, evening wellness routines, vacation wellness routines, post-gym wellness routine, car wellness routines (no joke!), etc. I shared plenty of my routines too, ehhh hemmm my morning wellness routine as a new mom. But what a wellness […]

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9 Tips to Help You Become More Productive Right Now

While more hours in the day might be nice, it’s not necessarily lack of time that stops us from completing tasks and accomplishing our goals. Sometimes, what’s stopping us is our mindset. For instance, do you think you have to do everything yourself? Do you feel like you need to say yes to every email, […]

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Add These 8 Things to Your Morning Routine for a More Positive Day

Learning how to be happy and how to change your life requires a lot of positivity, and this can start by making necessary changes to your morning routine. Even though not as easy as it sounds, building a morning discipline into your daily routine just might be the fastest way to improve performance in any […]

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6 Lesser-Known Ways to Beat Burnout

In other words, you’re likely burned out. And you’re certainly not alone. A 2018 Gallup study of 7,500 full-time employees found that 23 percent experienced burnout very often or always, and 44 percent experienced it sometimes. According to a 2018 review, over one-half of physicians and one-third of nurses experience symptoms of burnout, too.   […]

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Fair Fighting Rules from a Marriage Therapist

Choose Your Timing Carefully The first rule of conflict: choose your timing carefully before starting a serious discussion. This may seem deceptively simple, but putting this into practice can prevent a conversation from becoming toxic. Think about how many times you’ve found yourself reacting because you weren’t in the right frame of mind… we’ve all […]

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5 Ways to Practice Gratitude When Life Feels Hard

In 2009, I distinctly remember sitting around the table with my family, before or after my dad’s funeral, and all of us cracking up. I can’t remember why. But I can remember that it was the best kind of laughter—full body, sides hurting, faces contorted, uncontrollable, can’t-catch-your-breath laughter. And as I looked around my parents’ […]

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How ADHD Can Hamper Sex—And How Both Partners Can Help

Sex also provides us with a pleasurable break from daily mundane tasks—like chores, bills—and complex matters—like parenting, he said. But for many couples where one partner has ADHD, the challenges of the disorder can hamper sex—and their relationship. Interestingly, the challenges that hamper sex don’t really have anything to do with sex. In fact, what […]

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Ruminations and Worrying Ruining Your Day?

Sometimes reviewing past failures or setbacks can be healthy, a way to avoid making the mistake again. But when processing turns into ruminating, it is time to make a change.  If you find yourself continually revisiting negative thoughts that just won’t go away, listen in as Dr. Tara Sanderson gives us some tips on how […]

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