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Why Positive Thinking Doesn't Work coping emotions self soothing stress management

"I try to think positively...I try to say my affirmations, but I still feel bad about myself."

Have you heard these statements before?  Positive thinking has been part of mainstream...

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Time to Play! coping freedom lifestyle play stress management

We're days away from Memorial Day weekend and here in the Pacific Northwest we are finally seeing little glimpses of Spring & Summer with sunny days and warmer temps.  Lawnmowers are...

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Love What Hurts healing love relief self love stress management

I have noticed that when we experience fear, sadness, anger or other disturbing emotions we tend to punish ourselves even further by judging or shaming such feelings.  However, punishing...

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