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7 Types Of Betrayal That Are As Hurtful As Affairs

7 Types Of Betrayal That Are As Hurtful As Affairs

Affairs are damaging. They rock the foundation of a relationship creating a spiral of destruction and despair. However, there are other forms of betrayal that can be equally damaging to intimate relationships.Betrayal of trust can appear in many forms. While some are...

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Betrayal – 8 Steps To Healing Broken Trust

Betrayal – 8 Steps To Healing Broken Trust

Have you been betrayed by your partner? Have you hurt your partner by behaving in ways that violated their trust within your relationship? If so, you are not alone. Studies report that just over half of relationships have been damaged by some form of betrayal and one...

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The Power of Gratitude

The Power of Gratitude

Gratitude starts with noticing the goodness in life. And researchers have found there are some surprising benefits in practicing gratitude. As we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving this is a natural time of year to give thanks. The cynics among us may find it difficult...

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How to Cultivate More Gratitude

How to Cultivate More Gratitude

Giving thanks can make you happier. But like any other healthy habits, even though it is good for us, it can be hard to practice consistently. Why is gratitude so hard to practice? If we are being honest, it is easy to focus on what we don’t have, our problems and the...

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Back To School – Helping Kids With Their New Normal

Back To School – Helping Kids With Their New Normal

All children feel anxious at one time or another. But when anxiety gets in the way every day, children get irritable or even angry. They are more prone to meltdowns or tantrums. Returning to school when everything looks so different presents a “perfect storm” for many...

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What Postpartum Depression Sounds Like

What Postpartum Depression Sounds Like

We expect new parents to be happy - tired maybe, but happy with their new little bundle of joy. And some are just that. However, 1 in 7 moms and 1 in 10 dads experience postpartum depression. They do not feel happiness or joy. They feel anxious, overwhelmed,...

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8 Postpartum Depression Symptoms You Need To Know

8 Postpartum Depression Symptoms You Need To Know

Recognizing postpartum depression might not be as easy as you think. There are two reasons for this: It doesn’t always look like typical depression Many women will hide their symptoms and suffering for fear of being judged Some mothers will experience more classic...

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The Lingering Effects of Childhood Emotional Neglect

The Lingering Effects of Childhood Emotional Neglect

Emotional neglect is hard to identify. It is created by what did not happen and it does not leave physical injuries or scars. And it is confusing to those who experience it. Emotional neglect is not the same as child abuse as it is often unintentional. It occurs when...

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Adult Relationships After Childhood Emotional Neglect

Adult Relationships After Childhood Emotional Neglect

Creating good strong relationships can be hard work – even under the best of circumstances. But when you factor in an experience of childhood emotional neglect – it can feel impossible. Sadly, adults who experienced childhood emotional neglect did not get what they...

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Are You Numbing Your Pain

Are You Numbing Your Pain

Do you ever fantasize about finding an escape? Some beautifully blissful way to escape the misery and challenge of the current moment. Continuing to live through the social isolation related to COVID-19 and ongoing uncertainty is hard. And when life gets really hard,...

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Eating Disorder Recovery

Eating Disorder Recovery

Disordered Eating or Eating Disorder - What is the Difference? Many people have a messed-up relationship with food. And whether it is a full-blown eating disorder such as anorexia nervosa or bulimia, or disordered eating - they all cause physical and psychological...

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