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5 Signs of a Bad Listener

There are so many incredibly simple things in life that we unnecessarily complicate; listening is one of them. More specifically, there are 5 ways that listeners unintentionally taint conversations that have the potential to be so connective.If ...

Fifteen Reasons People Deny Themselves Happiness

I’ve been on a Brene Brown kick recently, and I’m not fighting it.  While reading Dr. Brown’s book, The Gifts of Imperfection some time ago, I was struck by her, “Worthiness Prerequisite List.” The worthiness list is basically a list of stuff in ...

Postpartum Depression

A friend of mine sent a big email out right after she had a baby, which included all of the warm, sweet, infinity-love kind of stuff that you say in an email you send right after you have a baby. Also in the email? The best description I've ever ...

Personal Boundaries 101

You cannot have a healthy relationship without boundaries.  Since you read Part 1 and know how to decide what your boundaries are, it's time to implement them. Expressing your boundaries can be tricky.  There's usually a push-back from people who ...