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What Kind of Relationships Are You Trying to Attract In Your Life?

Relationships are a lot like a puzzle; we all have our rough edges, it’s just about finding the people who fit. Before you go out and seek new relationships – whether friendship, or romantic, or business, or whatever – reflect on what it is you are really looking for. It doesn’t matter whether you’re trying […]

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Giving People Space

It is said that attention is the currency of relationships, but we have to spend it wisely. While clearly a relationship cannot work if we never spend time with that person, it’s similarly true that a relationship cannot work if we always need to spend time with that person. Too much of any one person […]

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An Extreme Fear of Disapproval

Some people have an extreme fear of disapproval from others. This can often be driven by our evolutionary history (in the past, we depended on social approval from members of our tribe in order to survive), as well as social conditioning at a young age (from our parents and schools). One of the best methods […]

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Social Networks and Personal Accountability

Having supportive family and friends can sometimes make all the difference in our success. Supportive social networks provide personal accountability, which motivates and inspires us to stay dedicated to our goals. Without these supportive social circles, it can become incredibly more difficult to make the changes we need to succeed in our lives. It can […]

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How to Overcome Social Anxiety with Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Everyone experiences a little bit of social anxiety depending on certain situations, but when we find that this anxiety impairs our ability to function in many everyday activities, then it may be time to seek out solutions such as Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Social anxiety is a general or specific fear regarding social situations. Almost everyone […]

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