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March 19, 2020

With even positive change comes loss in addition to gains. There exist more than 40 types of losses that we can experience throughout our lifetimes. In other words, more than 40 ways that our worlds can be turned upside down, and hearts potentially broken. Grief is the natural reaction to such losses. It’s a special […]

December 20, 2019

When we trust another person, we are oh-so vulnerable to getting hurt. But here’s the thing: Lifelong mistrust almost guarantees lifelong unfulfillment. As humans, we are naturally hardwired for connection. As such, choosing the path of relentless mistrust isn’t really in our best interests. It’s important that we learn how to leap forward with some […]

September 5, 2019

It’s hard to find someone who knows more about shame than Brené Brown. She’s dedicated her career to studying this topic, along with its close relatives: courage, vulnerability, and empathy. Her work has blown up the Internet, bestsellers lists, and (more recently) Netflix, and she has been trending for years now because she tackles complex […]

August 7, 2019

There’s a fine line between showing a loved one you’re dedicated to working through a sticky issue with them and taking a break from the sticky issue for the greater good. While it’s important to build a tolerance for conflict (i.e. not just run away from it or avoid bringing up issues), timeouts also offer […]