Psychology Blog: The Facets of Self-Love

One of the most significant things a person can do in life is to shower themselves with nonjudgmental and unconditional self-love. Unfortunately, this is easier said than done as many people struggle with this notion. So, why is it so easy to...

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Surviving Holiday Stress and Blues

It’s that time of year again: December calendars filled with social events requiring you to engage with those exploding with holiday cheer. Like ornaments on a tree, you are expected have a bright and shiny appearance­­­­. Sounds easy enough...

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’Tis the Season to be….Anxious?

We have all heard the expression “holiday blues,” but are you familiar with the term “holiday angst?” This “most joyous” time of year can become stressful to even the calmest and most collected individuals. The anxiety-provoking expectation to have...

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The Facets of Self-Love

Self-love isn't Selfish One of the most significant things a person can do in life is to shower themselves with nonjudgmental and unconditional self-love. Unfortunately, this is easier said than done as many people struggle with this notion. So, why...

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Fear and Panic: How to Take Control

This morning my neighbor and I watched in fear and horror as a panicking dog bolted in-and-out of traffic along Fountain Avenue in Hollywood. Although his collar and tags jangled visibly as he darted, this anxious and panicking animal...

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Learning to let life flow through you

Learning to let life flow through you Go with the Flow Close your eyes, kick off your shoes, and roll your pant-legs knee-high as you imagine walking along a pristine beach. Observe the rhythm of the surf: how the tide pushes...

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FEAR is Forgetting Everything is All Right

FEAR is: Forgetting Everything is All Right F.E.A.R. Not The disaster in Japan was hard to address and even harder to grasp the massive wall of swiftly moving debris effortlessly annihilating people, places and animals. As real-time witnesses to Nature's upper hand,...

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