What Is Ghosting, and How to Respond to It

So you’ve been pursuing a new romantic relationship, and things have been going well so far? Great! Whether you met them through mutual social connections, found them online or ran into them on the street and exchanged numbers, a new relationship – whether personal, romantic or professional – it’s always…

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Self-Reflection: Why Is It Important?

Do you ever wake up in the middle of the night and reminisce the time five years ago you said something you regretted? Or perhaps you’ve walked down the street and had a “lightbulb” moment on why a situation panned out the way it did? At times the human mind…

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How to Focus: 12 Tips to Improve Concentration

We live in a culture of constant distraction where our ability to stay focused is continuously compromised by the idea of the next best thing.  We all wish we had to concentration of Bradley Cooper’s character in Limitless, but the opposite seems to be true. Whether we’re watching cat videos,…

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Developing Self-Discipline: A Comprehensive Guide

There are plenty of misconceptions about discipline. The word alone might conjure images of unforgiving high school teachers or being told off by people of authority.  Self-discipline, then, might appear heartless or harsh, a way of relentlessly pushing yourself or keeping yourself in line. However, to practice self discipline, and…

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What is Social Anxiety Disorder? Signs and Solutions

Feeling anxious is a necessary, although uncomfortable, part of being alive.  When you feel symptoms of anxiety, it’s your brain’s natural response to stressful, scary, or threatening people, places, and things. This accurately named stress response (which includes an adrenaline rush) can help us when we need to increase our…

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