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Tag: Healing mindset

Rediscovery after a breakup

Posted on June 27th, 2018 Rediscovery after breakup - Sally Golding

Rediscovering a Sense of Self After a Breakup  Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over. ~ Guy Finley Self-identity and self-concept are largely developed through friends, family, values and simple day-to-day activities – all of which become incredibly intertwined in a long-term relationship. So when a relationship ends, the […]

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A Tale of Two Singletons: Part Two – Let Down Your Long Hair

Posted on April 9th, 2016

This is the second part of a two-part series. To read the first part, click here. The other eternally single friend In my last post, I talked about one kind of eternally single friend that we all seem to have: the type who we know is awesome, isn’t shy about meeting people and always seems […]

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False Healing 101: Why Painting Over the Cracks Won’t Stop You Crumbling

Posted on January 27th, 2016

Do people keep telling you to give yourself time to heal? That you just need to put some distance between yourself and your trauma? Simply wait for long enough and you’ll feel much better, get over it, and move on. Well… tell them to get stuffed. Time is not a healer.  Time doesn’t do anything, […]

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5 Simple Steps That Will Make You Happier Today

Posted on November 25th, 2015

Everyone’s looking for that one big secret to happiness. We’re all after that magical thing that will transform our lives, our outlook and allow us to feel peaceful and content. But I’m going to let you in to a secret of my own: reality is much more mundane than that. There is no magical happiness formula. There is […]

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What Does Your Body Say About You?

Posted on October 29th, 2015

This article was inspired by an article I recently read at MindBodyGreen. I started thinking about all the things our bodies can say about us. While the article above primarily focuses on health issues that can be indicated by various physical signs, I started thinking about the things our bodies say about us; and more importantly, […]

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What Do Women Want? The Ashley Madison Leak Might Have Some Answers

Posted on August 26th, 2015

Men didn’t just make up an estimated 95% of the site (once you discount all of the fake accounts and sex workers from the female profiles). They were also the only ones paying to use it. They had to pay to join, pay to send messages, pay to make sure women saw their messages first, and pay to open messages that were sent to them.
Women could use the site for free.
Let’s just think about that for a moment. Women could use this site for free – while men had to pay a small fortune – and yet they were outnumbered 20 to 1.
Why is this?

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Accept What You Can’t Change, Change What You Can’t Accept

Posted on August 19th, 2015

How much time did you waste in your last relationship hoping your partner would change? How much time did you waste complaining about the situation — but doing nothing about it? Perhaps you stayed with your ex for far longer than you should have done, just willing things to get better. Perhaps you’re angry with yourself, […]

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How To Cope With Rejection Without Getting Crushed

Posted on August 12th, 2015

It’s over No matter how secure and confident you thought you were, hearing the person you love(d) say that they no longer want to be with you is a shattering experience. Even if you feel the same way, rejection is still hard to bear. Another person has just told you that they’d prefer not to be […]

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Are You Using Your Kids As an (Emotional) Human Shield?

Posted on July 10th, 2015

I’m sure I don’t have to tell you that trash-talking the “other” parent is hurtful to your kids. I don’t have to tell you that fighting and hurling insults at each in front of them will cause them distress. I probably don’t even have to tell you that kids naturally blame themselves when their parents break […]

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Things To Never, Ever Say To Someone Going Through A Divorce

Posted on June 9th, 2015

It happens to us all At some point in our lives, most of us will go through a divorce, or at least a very painful breakup. Most of us will also experience being a shoulder to cry on when it happens to someone we love. So when someone close to you tells you they are […]

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