Personal Growth

A Spiritual Teacher Explains How To Assess Your Self-Love

As Zukav notes, “You cannot love others without loving yourself.” This principle adds even more weight to the venture; self-love is, ultimately, the portal through which we can show our respect and appreciation to others.So, how does Zukav measure up?…

A Self-Compassion Expert’s 5 Tips To Be Kind To Yourself

The second step, says Neff, is to acknowledge your pain—value it, even. “You need to be willing to be present with pain,” she explains. “If you shove it down, if you pretend it’s not there, you can’t be compassionate.” See, when…

How To Lucid Dream Tonight (Without Disrupting Your Sleep)

While lucid dreaming can be powerful and fun, to say the least, it does come with some risks—especially if you have any sort of mental health disorder (psychosis, dissociation, and depression, in particular).”Those who are dissociative or have conditions that…

Is Pride A Bad Thing? A Therapist Explains Healthy Pride

Perhaps where pride becomes a deadly sin is when it is out of alignment with the actual achievement. Christians teach that pride comes from failing to acknowledge God, or something larger than ourselves, as the creator of that achievement. This…

Thinking About Living Alone? Here’s How To Do It & Thrive

It’s natural to feel a bit nervous when contemplating a significant life change. “Living alone, especially if it’s for the first time or even after a transition, can be a very emotional experience,” says Rikki Clark McCoy, LCSW. “There may be feelings…

4 Leadership Tips To Combat Burnout In The Workplace Right Now

There has been a waterfall of research, press, education, and information about the state of people’s mental health in the current climate. Celebrities, politicians, and corporate leaders are all communicating about the urgency and necessity of focusing on how people…

How Being A Minimalist May Help Improve Your Relationships

Just as you haven’t had the same property line your entire life, you’re not going to maintain the same boundaries as your relationships change and grow. Plus, your boundaries will become more specific as you communicate them with others.Marshall Rosenberg,…