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Change, Self Care

April 13, 2023

break through toxic masculinity

Break Through Toxic Masculinity

Within society, we all try to match certain archetypes with our behavior. Nowhere is this more apparent than with men, who are all fervently auditioning for the role of “Man”. In this mad hustle to affirm our own masculinity, even thoughtful or empathetic men can wind up harming themselves or the people close to them. […]

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Body-Informed Wisdom, Change, Spirituality, Uncategorized

March 23, 2023

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Supporting the Divine Feminine

The divine feminine is the grand ideal of femininity. The concept of the divine feminine can be difficult to wrap your head around, and the prospect of embodying such a thing can seem overwhelming or out of reach. After all, nobody here in the material plane has a perfect understanding of the divine. What we […]

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Change, Uncategorized

March 16, 2023

4 online resources to retrain your brain

4 Online Resources To Train Your Brain

Self-improvement is always a work in progress. We’re never done growing, and there’s a wealth of knowledge out there for us to draw from. The process of learning and adding to your toolkit can be a challenge, but it pays dividends in the long run. To aid in your own journey of self-improvement, here are […]

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Change, Self Care

January 26, 2023

9 tips for building resilience

9 Tips For Building Resilience

Resilience is the ability to bounce back from difficult circumstances, and it is a necessary component of a well-adjusted life. If that’s something you struggle with, then it can be exhausting figuring out how to build your resilience up from scratch. Building resilience takes time, effort, and patience. It’s not something that happens overnight. But […]

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Change, Mindfulness and Wellness

July 27, 2022

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What Do I Do Now?

What do I do now? We have all been there—stuck, dissatisfied, unsure, and feeling like we are constantly on a treadmill. It’s tough to feel like you don’t know where to focus your time and energy. You want to find meaning, be successful, feel socially involved, have loving relationships, and experience joy beyond consuming substances, […]

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Change, Self Care

March 18, 2022

Change Your Thoughts: Judgment

When you observe your thoughts, what language do you use to describe them? Does the language you use make you feel good or bad about yourself? If it’s the latter, you are probably judging yourself. We all do it. It’s important to remember that your judgements are opinions, not facts. Through our judgements, we bring […]

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Change, Mindfulness and Wellness

January 12, 2022

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Change Your Thoughts: Blame

When something goes wrong, blame is a natural human impulse.  Having someone or something to blame allows us to avoid being vulnerable and feel like we have more control than we really do. However, blaming never works, and it causes inevitable suffering. Instead of allowing yourself to ruminate on guilt, shame, and blame, what if […]

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Change, Depression Relief

October 5, 2021

Heal from Your Past

Are you letting the trauma from your past impact your future? It is incredibly difficult to make your way through this world carrying around all the emotional baggage from your past, and it is weighing you down. You couldn’t control what traumatized you and made you feel small. You feel especially vulnerable and unsafe when […]

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Change, Mindfulness and Wellness

July 21, 2021

Change Your Thoughts: Procrastination

Do you ever feel like it is impossible to get started on a task? Are you so worried about measuring up to the expectations that you or others have put on you, that you procrastinate on the projects you know that you should be working on? People who procrastinate have higher levels of stress and […]

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Change, DBT, Mindfulness and Wellness

July 15, 2021

What’s Opposite Action?

We experience a wide range of emotions daily, and yet, our culture encourages people to shove these emotions down by overworking, scrolling endlessly through their phones, watching hours of TV,  or using alcohol and drugs. This is because our society views being in touch with our emotions as a weakness.  When we avoid our emotions, […]

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