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The False Self: Being Yourself isn’t Easy, but it’s Worth It

Do you feel like you’re wearing a mask under your mask? Have you ever gotten the advice to “just be yourself”? What does that even mean? Is it even safe to be yourself around everyone you meet? We all have different sides to us: work self, social self, family self, date self, the list is […]

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Are You Experiencing the Holiday Blues?

The holidays are exciting, overwhelming, and keep us busy from when we cut the turkey until the ball drops. You have just spent the better part of 2 months planning, cooking, gifting, and visiting friends and family so it is absolutely natural to get the blues once it abruptly stops! So once it all ends

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Knowing When Someone Else Needs Help

It happens to everyone—wondering whether a partner, family member, friend or colleague needs help. But how do we know for sure? Who are we to say? And, won’t they just ignore our advice, or even worse, be offended? The simple fact is that most of us do nothing about our suspicion because we are not

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