What You Should Expect from a Life Coach

What You Should Expect from a Life Coach Diving into the world of self-improvement can be intimidating. There are different methods, different types of professionals to help, different treatment focuses, and what works for one person may not work for you! However, it is extremely rewarding to invest in yourself and you will not regret fostering your personal growth. It may take some trial and error, but it is important…
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April is Couple Appreciation Month

April is Couple Appreciation Month Let’s face it, relationships aren’t always good. Relationships can be hard, frustrating, tiring, maybe even boring at times. Thus, it can be easy to take your partner for granted. However, oftentimes the hardships in relationships do not overshadow the comfort, love, and happiness between two people. That is why it is extremely important to intentionally celebrate the good parts of your relationship. Bring your focus…
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Intimacy is Not Synonymous with Sex

Intimacy is Not Synonymous with Sex Oftentimes, we hear the word intimacy used in the context of romance and sex. For example, the phrase “being intimate with someone” may be used as a way to describe having sex. However, it is important to note intimacy is not synonymous with sex. Intimacy is defined as closeness or familiarity between people in personal relationships. Sure, sex can help partners build intimacy, but…
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Diving into the 5 Love Languages

Diving into the 5 Love Languages You have probably heard, at least, a mention of love languages before. Perhaps, however, you have never really known or understood your own love language. In this blog post, we will be diving into the 5 love languages, what they mean, the difference between giving and receiving love, and more! It is important to understand your own love languages, both giving and receiving, in…
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Coronaphobia is Happening

Coronaphobia is Happening The COVID-19 pandemic has been life altering in a variety of ways. Now, after about a year of dealing with the effects of COVID-19, researchers have coined the term and confirmed coronaphobia is happening. While it is only natural to feel some anxiety living through a global pandemic, coronaphobia refers to extreme health anxiety specific to the fear of contracting COVID-19. All the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, and…
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Teen Dating Violence Awareness

Teen Dating Violence Awareness  Dating violence is more common than you may think, especially amongst teens and young adults. In fact, nearly one third of teen relationships are characterized as either unhealthy or violent.  Dating is an inevitable experience of life and it can be exciting to enter the dating world as a teen. However, healthy relationships take a lot of work and communication to build and maintain. Some teens…
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Self-Harm Awareness Month

Self-Harm Awareness Month March is Self-Harm Awareness Month, an annual, global awareness event and campaign. Throughout the month of March, educators, medical professionals, and policy makers organize conferences and workshops to focus the public’s attention on matters related to self-harm. For example, many of the events center around how to identify if someone is struggling with self-harm and how to best help those who self-harm. There is a common misconception…
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Ways to Start Accepting Yourself

Ways to Start Accepting Yourself The truth is, all of us have something to offer this massive, unique, diverse world. However, it can be hard to realize your full potential if you are unable to accept yourself for who you are. It is important to note, self-acceptance is about accepting all facets of yourself, even the less desirable aspects. Self-acceptance is not about changing yourself to a more ideal version.…
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Relationships and the Not-so-Great Feelings

Relationships and the Not-so-Great Feelings You may have heard references to the “honeymoon stage” before. If not, the honeymoon stage refers to the beginning of a relationship when you’re crazy in love and everything is magical, new, and exciting. The tough reality is the honeymoon phase can’t last forever. At some point, you and your partner will meet up with real life, and sometimes it isn’t so fun. It’s important…
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What Does Self-Care Look Like?

What Does Self-Care Look Like? If 2020 has taught us anything, it is the importance of self-care for our overall well-being. However, self-care isn’t only important in the wake of stressful situations such as a pandemic, it is important all the time. Self-care should be a lifelong practice we dedicate ourselves to perfecting. If you have a family or partner, you may struggle with feeling particularly guilty or selfish for…
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