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3 Reasons Your Therapist May Be Failing You

Before I begin, I must say that I’m not against therapy whatsoever. Therapy can be an incredibly valuable tool in improving yourself and well-being. Therapists provide social support, someone to listen to you, and often times someone to give you constructive feedback on how to improve your life. However, not all therapists are necessarily good […]

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The Mindbus Technique: A Visualization for Defusing Negative Thoughts

The mindbus technique is an exercise often practiced in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). The basic idea is to imagine yourself as the driver of a “mindbus” and to imagine your thoughts as passengers riding this bus with you. This is a great way to become more mindful of your thinking, while at the same […]

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How to Create Psychological Distance Between You and Your Past

Many people have a hard time letting go of the past. They carry it around with them, ruminate about it constantly, and let it have a big impact on how they live their lives in the present moment. Of course the past will always be something that influences you to some degree. A lot of […]

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Focusing Too Much on “Me” Can Lead to Depression

Self-awareness is an important part of happiness, but you have to be careful not to focus too much on yourself – to the point where you begin to confuse “self-awareness” for what is actually “self-indulgence.” Self-awareness is a non-judgmental form of introspection that seeks to better understand yourself. But self-indulgence is a judgmental form of […]

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Naked Meditation: How to Completely Accept Your Naked Self

Are you comfortable with your naked self? It’s an interesting question that a lot of people struggle with. Men and women alike are susceptible to low body image and low self-esteem. Even individuals who we often see as “attractive” can hold a negative perception of their bodies that affects their everyday life. Our naked self […]

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