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6 Ways to Feel Less Awkward on a First Date- eHarmony

There’s no denying that first dates can be filled with awkwardness and jitters. Wanting to make a good first impression naturally stirs up anxiety, which can result in awkward dating behavior. Awkwardness can get in the way of forming an … Continue reading

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How Having Sex Changes the Dating Dynamic- eHarmony

My clients often ask me questions about sex and dating as it can be challenging to assess the right time and pace for adding physical intimacy to a new relationship. There is a lot to consider when making decisions around … Continue reading

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10 Dating Skills for a More Successful Love Life

If dating doesn’t come naturally to you, know you are not alone. Dating takes time, practice and patience. Dating is a skill you can grow and get better at through mindful intention, personal growth and experience. To learn 10 key … Continue reading

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How to Have a Healthy Long-Distance Relationship

If you’re in or have ever been in a long-distance relationship, you have experienced the unique challenges and opportunities for connection that long-distance relationships create. There’s a lot you can do to ensure your long-distance relationship thrives and you continue … Continue reading

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Finding Love for the Long Haul: 6 Ways to Get There- eHarmony

As you wrap up 2017 and welcome in 2018, it is a powerful time of year to reflect on your dating life and confront any fear and frustration you face around relationships. Even though dating may feel miserable, anxiety-provoking and … Continue reading

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How Self-Kindness Leads to Love: 7 Ways to Get There- eHarmony

The way you treat yourself directly affects the quality of your relationships and how you allow others to treat you. Treating yourself in kind, compassionate and loving ways positively impacts your relationships and dating life, as well as offers incredible … Continue reading

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10 Effects of Depression on Relationships

Depression impacts the quality of your life and relationships. Specifically in romantic relationships, depression can make quality time with your partner less enjoyable and create feelings of hopelessness about where your relationship is going. Depression can also affect your relationship … Continue reading

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Silencing Your Inner Bully

Do you have a harsh inner critic? Do you speak negatively to yourself? Do you constantly put yourself down? If any of these questions resonate with you, I hope you will check out my interview in¬†Mind + Body Magazine on … Continue reading

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How to Air Your Dirty Laundry and Share the Tough Stuff with Your New Partner

Ever wonder what to share (or not to share) in a new relationship? Ever wonder how much (or how little) your new partner needs to know about your ex’s, previous break-ups or medical, sexual or mental health? It may feel … Continue reading

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10 Strategies to Boost Your Mood and Enhance Your Emotional Health- eHarmony Guest Blog

Your mental health is a major component to the quality of your interactions with others. The healthier you are, the more rewarding your relationships will be. Whether you are single, casually dating, in a serious relationship, married, separated or divorced, … Continue reading

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Rachel Dack Counseling LLC’s Mental Health Blog: The Practice of Being Open

Rachel Dack Counseling LLC’s Mental Health Blog: The Practice of Being Open Be careful where you walk. Or should I say be open to what you walk over? Take it or leave it, but inspiration is everywhere when we open … Continue reading

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