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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.

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What is Mindfulness?

One of the buzzwords we always hear these days is ‘mindfulness’ and carrying out daily habits ‘mindfully’. Though what does mindfulness really mean?

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If You Love Meditation, You’ll Love These Books

Meditation isn’t solely a tool for relaxation. It’s also an important way to broaden your perspective and gain awareness. It

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How Meditation Changes the Human Brain

What if you could physically see the change that meditation brings? Today this is a genuine possibility. Because a short while ago a Harvard scientist documented the physical change that meditation causes in the human brain.

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What are the thoughts that prevent setting a regular meditation practice?

Actually, it’s very easy to ensure sustainability in meditation because it is as easy as raising awareness during the day

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When and for how long should I meditate?

When starting a meditation practice, one of the biggest questions that come to mind is regarding duration. Meditation is totally an individual journey and it might take different durations for everybody to find the desired level of focus or to start the correct process for themselves.