Loving yourself is hard. Here are three ways to get better at it. [The decorative background image shows a woman wrapped up in a cozy grey sweater, snuggled into herself. The photo is cropped to focus on her gentle smile and her arms. The vibe is that she is learning to be kind to herself.]

Loving yourself is hard. Here are three ways to get better at it.

We can be so hard on ourselves, can’t we? We judge ourselves harshly, we hold ourselves back from being happy, we don’t give ourselves the things we need. It’s so easy to justify our actions as necessary, or selfless, or evidence of high standards that we don’t even realize we’re doing it. And we certainly …

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Four Questions For When You Crave Change In Your Career (But Also Fear It)

If you are considering leaving your job within the next six months, you’re certainly not alone. A recent survey showed that 41% of American workers are considering the same. Of those, fully half say they’re already financially prepared to do so. And, among those who aren’t prepared yet, fully half are willing to take on …

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Feeling Overwhelmed? Five Practical Ways to Free Your Mind

Last weekend, my husband and I spent 30 minutes in line at a BBQ food truck, only to learn they’d run out of their top menu items. The woman working the window kept apologizing, as the couples in front of us grew more agitated. I could understand why people were disappointed after waiting in such …

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How to Turn Your Best Intentions Into Actions

Time gets away from us so easily. Often, we have goals, to-do lists, and schedules, but if we take a step back, we realize our highest priorities don’t fit within that framework. Think of setting intentions as building a new framework that honors your highest priorities.  Are there relationships you want to nurture? What personal, …

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Summer Goes Fast! Here’s How to Make the Most Of It

Here’s the thing we all know but hate to admit: Our time is finite. And as Patrick Lencioni says, “If everything is important, then nothing is.” Imagine yourself on September 1. The morning air is getting cool. The kids are going back to school. What will have made this a worthwhile summer? Is it having …

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How to Survive the Busy Modern World When Your Love Language is Quality Time

Sometimes, the world feels relentless. We’re pulled in a thousand different directions every day, and not just logistically. Our hearts themselves are often pulled, bruised, tattered, and disconnected. Sometimes, the loneliest place to be is in the middle of a crowded room. The painful irony is that the more emaciated and disconnected your heart is, …

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