How to Turn Worries About the Future Into Action Right Now

“Every day brings a choice: to practice stress or to practice peace.” ~Joan Borysenko     After years and years of living with anxiety, I can’t tell you exactly what I have

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3 Things Panic Attacks Don’t Want You To Know

Sunday started out with a panic attack.  It wasn’t little butterflies in the stomach like right before a first kiss. It wasn’t the feeling of anticipation as a rollercoaster slowly

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5 Things to Remember When Worry Takes Over (So You Can Let It Go)

“Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.” ~Benjamin Franklin     Have you every worried yourself to the point of emotional, even physical exhaustion? 

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7 Ways to Deal with Uncertainty So You Can Be Happier and Less Anxious

“Uncertainty is the only certainty there is, and knowing how to live with insecurity is the only security.” ~John Allen Paulos  In three weeks, my boyfriend and I might move

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The Secret to (High) Self-Esteem

I personally do not know anyone who, after all is said and done, is not after high self-esteem. It may not be blatant or obvious to the eye, yet once

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8 Secrets To Developing Confidence (So Self-Doubt Never Sabotages You Again)

“What you think of yourself is much more important than what people think of you.” ~Seneca  I can still remember it like it happened yesterday.  There I was. Ten years

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How to Deal with a Break Up

I met him the last semester of college and was instantly attracted to him.  I was definitely attracted to him physically, but it was the way he sat in class

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Be Gentle with Yourself When Dealing with Heartbreak

I’m sitting in the nail salon near my apartment, perusing Vogue and making small talk with the woman who is cradling my hand and filing my nails. We’re catching up

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You Don’t Have to be Shaken Up to Wake Up

“They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” ~Andy Warhol  I’m in my late thirties now, but I remember getting my first car like

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How to Have a Peaceful Mother’s Day with a Difficult Mother

“You’re the Best Mom Ever!”   Nope.   “You’ve always listened, loved, and let me lean on you.”   Not really.   For most of my adult life, every year before Mother’s Day I

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