Personal Growth

Why Blaming is Ruining Your Life

Why Blaming is Ruining Your Life

Have you ever met someone you felt like was always blaming someone or something for their problems? Maybe people have told them to stop playing the "blame game." Well, the words "blame" and "game" should never be joined together. It’s not a game and no one ever wins...

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11 Strategies For Getting Over A Breakup

11 Strategies For Getting Over A Breakup

Getting over a breakup can be one of the most difficult challenges we face in life alongside grieving the loss of a loved one. The reason is because it actually is very similar to the grieving process. In fact, in most cases, it is the same. Emotions like sadness,...

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Were You Raised By A Narcissistic Mother?

Were You Raised By A Narcissistic Mother?

Just the phrase “Narcissistic Mother” sound like an oxymoron. Sadly, it is not and is a very real thing which can impact a child’s beliefs, behaviors, and self-esteem well into adulthood. Part of being a child means being able to rely on our parents for love, support,...

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How To Have More Fun With Your Kids

How To Have More Fun With Your Kids

Do you ever feel like you just wish you could have more fun with your kids? I don’t know about other parents, but it seems these days we are expected to do everything perfectly. We’re expected to make healthy meals, help with homework - which often requires...

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3 Great Ways to Ruin Your Sleep

3 Great Ways to Ruin Your Sleep

If you want to improve your overall health, the first place to start is improving your sleep. Well known sleep destroyers are things like keeping an erratic bedtime or drinking caffeine too late. Less well-known culprits are things like alcohol and late-night snacks....

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How To End an Argument Respectfully

How To End an Argument Respectfully

If there is one thing we all have in common, it’s that we don’t always agree with one another. Therefore, if there's one thing many of us could learn, it would be how to end an argument respectfully. Never before has this been more true than it is today. If we are...

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How to deal with grief during the summer

How to deal with grief during the summer

Figuring out how to deal with grief can be tremendously difficult. Sometimes the littlest things can trigger a memory and an unexpected wave of emotions can send us into a tailspin. Summer is no exception. Here in New Haven, Connecticut, many of us are absolutely...

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How To Begin Healing After a Personal Trauma

How To Begin Healing After a Personal Trauma

No one is ever prepared for a tragedy or the trauma that can follow. In fact, most of us go through life believing that tragedies happen to other people. When people do experience a distressing or life-threatening event, such as a car accident, natural disaster, or...

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