People Collecting

In The Happiness Project, the author spends a bit of time talking about how to “play seriously” – essentially, how to really make sure that her non-work time is actually fulfilling and not just full. One of the things she decides to do is to start a collection. She takes up finding bluebird related stuff .. […]

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How to Set Boundaries with TOXIC People – Sharon Martin, LCSW

Sharon Martin, LCSW It isn’t easy to set boundaries with toxic people, but it’s something we can all learn to do and when we do, it’s empowering. Boundaries are a way to take care of ourselves. When we set boundaries, we’re less angry and resentful because our needs are getting met. Boundaries make our expectations […]

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People Pleasing

Are you a people pleaser? I certainly was and now I am seeing the damage it has caused in my life. The most important issue is that I attracted people that ‘use’ my kindness. Your time is valueable and its ok to give it away but be careful that you are not abused.

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Abuse Victims Are Not Codependent, They’re Trauma-Bonded

Tonight I read such an amazing article by Shahida Arabi on the Huffington Post. Her general message was it’s not our fault and to stop taking on the fact that we might be co-dependents that we were abused. I am putting a link (CLICK HERE) to read the article. I had to share this well […]

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