The Longing for Connection

 

It’s Not Your Fault: Why You’re in an Emotionally Abusive Relationship

 

We Suck at Comforting People. So, How Do We Do Better?

 

The Art of Solitude

 

Why Self-Love starts with Self-Compassion

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The Longing for Connection

Why are we facing an epidemic of lonliness? Is it really loneliness we suffer from? Or are we just unable to understand and embrace solitude?

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It’s Not Your Fault: Why You’re in an Emotionally Abusive Relationship

I was in an emotionally abusive relationship. It took me two years to get out. By the time I did, I was a shell of who I used to be. I had cut off all contact with my family and friends. I was convinced I was the ugliest and most useless person on the planet. I thought I was so useless that I couldn’t even boil pasta right.

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We Suck at Comforting People. So, How Do We Do Better?

We have to come to terms with the ugly truth. The majority of us are pretty awful at comforting one another. This isn’t because we don’t care for others’ well-being. It’s because most of us simply don’t know how to effectively comfort others.

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The Art of Solitude

Are we afraid of spending time alone or being lonely? Many of us battle feelings of loneliness or the fear

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Why Self-Love starts with Self-Compassion

Compassion: One of Our Oldest Feelings The word compassion evokes a warmth and softness in us when we hear it.