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How to Get Over a Breakup — 10 Coping Tips (For Yourself & Friends)

The end of a relationship can be devastating, leading to changes in routine, mood, interest in activities and hobbies, and other physical symptoms, such as poor sleep quality and loss of appetite. Are you wondering what you can expect and … Continue reading

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Tips for Teens About Healthy Relationships

I hope you will check out my article on tips for teens about healthy relationships, which features guidelines for healthy relationships and healthy expectations.  It also discusses how to identify red flags and warning signs of unhealthy, toxic or abusive … Continue reading

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6 Causes of Relationship Anxiety & How to Handle it (Part 2)

My last article discussed 6 common causes of relationship anxiety.  In case you missed it, you can read it here. While relationship anxiety can be a natural part of relationships, it can be overwhelming, confusing and difficult to decipher.  Part 2 … Continue reading

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12 Ways to Improve Your Marriage in 2015 and Beyond

Happy Friday! I am very excited and grateful to be featured on Corey Allen’s Simple Marriage website and to share ideas on improving the quality of our loving relationships. I am a huge advocate for using a proactive and empowered approach to better … Continue reading

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The Importance of Saying No in the Dating World

Most people do not like saying no. In fact, many report it is one of the most uncomfortable words to say. Several factors that make it difficult to say no include the need to please others or to be liked … Continue reading

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How to Develop a Healthy Mindset About Singlehood and Love- eHarmony Guest Blog

I am constantly inspired by Dr. Wayne Dyer, who brilliantly stated, “Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.” If you read my previous article, you also know that I am an advocate for helping single … Continue reading

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Ten Ways to Increase Your Self-Esteem- eHarmony Guest Blog

Do you ever feel as though you’re waiting for someone to love and appreciate you? Do you feel “less than” because you are single and other people in your life are in relationships? Do you find that you wait for … Continue reading

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Why You Are Not ‘Doomed’ in the Love Department- eHarmony Guest Blog

Too often I hear my clients verbalize that they are “doomed” in finding love because they are single. Of course it is not a simple cause and effect equation, but it seems like the human mind can make it into one … Continue reading

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Ten Ways to Tame First Date Anxiety- eHarmony Guest Blog

Anxiety is a natural part of life. Each of us experiences some degree of worry in our lives.  A level of worry leads to healthy choices, such as wearing a seat belt, taking vitamins and looking both ways before crossing … Continue reading

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One Thing to Never Forget During Your Quest for Love- eHarmony Guest Blog

As a psychotherapist and relationship coach, I work with single adults looking for love and navigating the dating world. My clients often come to my office feeling worn out and overwhelmed by the dating process. They may contemplate giving up … Continue reading

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Tips for Happy Transitions for the Changing Seasons and Approaching Holidays

There is a chill in the air. The leaves are changing colors. They are falling and the motion of the wind sweeps them around.  It’s that time of year- a time of transition, change, adjustment and potential growth.  We changed our … Continue reading

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Commit to Self-Care

Sometimes life feels as though it is moving by so quickly that we forget to take a pause and spend some time nurturing ourselves, our minds and our bodies. We may spend so much time giving to others and caring for those close to us that we forget about our own needs, dreams and desires. We may forget to allow quiet and calm time for our own rejuvenation, relaxation and emotional wellbeing. Lack of time for ourselves causes stress to build up more quickly and actually diminishes our ability to give to others in a healthy way. Continue reading

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Journal Jump #17

Taking care of our physical and emotional bodies is a significant task for humans. We feel healthier and happier when we take care of ourselves, get enough sleep and rest, eat nutritiously, exercise our minds and make time for ourselves and our individual needs. In your journal, reflect on the ways that you care for your body, mind, and emotional self. Continue reading

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