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8 Signs of a Good Therapist

Are you looking for a therapist? Are you confused who you should schedule your first session with? When looking for a therapist that will be good for you, it is important to know the characteristics of a good therapist. Read some our tips below to...

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7 Signs of a Bad Therapist

Making the choice to go see a therapist is one thing, however, choosing a therapist is another.  It’s an incredibly important and personal decision to admit you need professional guidance about some aspect of your life.  You feel vulnerable. Maybe a little...

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Counseling Tips to Overcome Jealousy

No one enjoys feeling jealous. Yet, jealousy is an inevitable emotion that every one of us will experience. The problem with jealousy isn’t that it comes up from time to time, but what it does to us when we don’t get a hold on it.  It can be frightening to...

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Counseling Tips to Becoming More Patient

With patience comes confidence, decisiveness, and a more thoughtful outlook on life. Patience can inspire wisdom and success. How does this happen? When we are patient, we slow down are able to hear all that is being communicated to us. Patience is one of...

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12 Ways to Cope with Fear of Rejection

Rejection hurts. When we are rejected we tend to question our self-worth.  It can leave us questioning our skills, importance, and usefulness.  If rejection leaves you feeling worthless, you may have a fear of rejection and need help improving your...

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5 Ways to Increase Your Self-Esteem

Your sense of self-worth will impact every area of your life. Your job and your relationships as well as your physical and mental health are reflections of your self-esteem. But what exactly helps shape your view of yourself and your abilities? The truth...

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Are You Different From Your Partner?

The strongest relationships are the ones in which both partners can be themselves. Intending to change the other person or dramatically changing yourself to fit someone else’s ideals dooms couples. When two people have beliefs or habits that differ too...

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8 Characteristics of a Healthy Relationship

We all desire a healthy, happy, romantic relationship. But what, exactly, does that look like? What exactly are the characteristics of a good relationship? Unfortunately, many of us have no idea. Maybe our personal baggage is to blame. Or maybe we watch...

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10 Red Flags of a Relationship

The start of every new relationship is all butterflies and sunbeams. Like every other start, it’s full of promise and excitement. This is where people tend to get lost and ignore potential warning signs. That other person seems to be everything we dreamed...

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