Pay Attention to Family Patterns and Know When to Change Them

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Our family and close relatives are often times one of the strongest factors in shaping who we are and what we become later in life. You can’t fully understand yourself if you haven’t first looked at the patterns that run … Continue reading

Why You Should Stay Single (For Now)

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Are you single? If so, it’s not necessarily the worst thing in the world. At times it’s often very important to go through a “single phase,” because it gives you an opportunity to focus on different priorities in your life. … Continue reading

How to Destroy Performance Anxiety and Deliver an Award-Winning Show Every Time

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We don’t often think of it this way, but life is often like one big performance. Whether it’s delivering a lecture, going on a date, or meeting a new person – we are often called upon to present our “best … Continue reading

In Defense of Your Comfort Zone: Observing Your Sensitivity Threshold

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In self improvement literature, there is a lot of talk about “going outside of your comfort zone.” Your “comfort zone” is typically seen as playing it safe. It’s when you choose comfort, familiarity, and security rather than novelty, risk-taking, and … Continue reading

Radical Implosion: Why You Should Embarrass Yourself On Purpose

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Can embarrassing yourself on purpose be good for your social anxiety? “Radical implosion” is an extreme form of therapy that plays off of this idea. It’s a type of therapy where you put yourself in very intimidating situations so that … Continue reading