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Archives for January, 2017

Assertiveness

How to Communicate Your Feelings


Getting in touch with your feelings helps you to understand yourself. And sharing your feelings helps others to understand you better.

Being understood and accepted are universal human needs. So, when you share your inner experiences and feelings, you’re more likely to connect in deep and meaningful ways. You’re also more likely to get your needs met, leading to happier and healthier relationships.

Sharing your feelings can be a daunting proposition. When you share...
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happiness

15 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues


January is considered the most depressing month of the year. The weather is cold and miserable, daylight is in short supply, you’ve got the post-holiday blues (disappointment that the holidays didn’t go well or having a hard time adjusting to work/school after leisurely holidays), and then there’s the holiday weight gain and credit card bills that start to roll in. It makes perfect sense that many of us feel...
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Overcoming Perfectionism

Journal Prompts for a New Year

January feels like a fresh start. It’s the perfect time for setting goals and looking forward. Most of us are so eager to cast off the old year and jump into the new one that we miss the opportunity to reflect on the year gone by. The truth is, last year (and the year before and the one before) all come with you into the new year.

Some of last year was...
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