Self Development

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The Power of Holding Space for Someone You Love

Holding space can be a difficult practice because it’s very intimate, yet requires a minimum amount of distance, respect (and space) to let the…


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I’m a Recovering People Pleaser: Here’s My Story

The first time it happened was in June 2014. I found myself locked in a bathroom stall at my corporate fashion job experiencing what I now recognize…


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How to Communicate Your Emotional Needs

Learning how to communicate your emotional needs – whether you’re in a relationship or not – is not an easy task, especially if you…


How to Practice Gratitude Everyday for Self Care

Infuse your life with joy and happiness by creating a practice of gratitude One of the biggest (and most unexpected) takeaways I’ve discovered…


How to Deal with Someone Who Violates Your Boundaries and Respect

It all starts with establishing clear boundaries for yourself. When you have those, it’s easy to see when people cross them. Of course when it comes…


Self Care Isn't Selfish

Self care isn’t selfish, but we live in a world that constantly screams to us that taking a few moments of our day to focus on ourselves is…


How To Stop Being a People Pleaser

You have a choice. You’re not a pushover. Say No. Finding the right words to say No without feeling like a total jerk or the laziest person ever is…


Easy Ways to Practice Emotional Self Care

Emotional self care is one of the most important facets of your self care practice. When we think about self-care, it is important to realize this…


People Pleasing Behavior, How People Pleasers Communicate

As people-pleasers, one of the hardest challenges we face is communication. As natural givers, we find ourselves so wrapped up in others that we tend…


How to Protect Yourself as an Empath

As an empath, do you find yourself struggling to keep some balance within your life? Are you constantly soaking up the energy of others around you…