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Approval Seeker?: How To Overcome The Need To Please Others

Approval addiction — or the intense desire to obtain approval or avoid rejection from other people leads to certain habitual behaviors.

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Letters To The Dead: Shadow Writing For Grief & Release

Some grief is inert. Some grief is an engine. Sometimes actively participating in grief, I’ve learned, is one small way we can learn to escape its riptide.

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How Rituals Can Help You Gain Self-Confidence

Rituals are a marvelous tool for the self, for spell work, and best of all, for boosting confidence.

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Confession: I Hate Breathing Exercises

Breathing exercises can be a saving grace for some; for me they can be a major trigger.

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The Monday Blues Are Real — Here’s How to Beat Them, According to a Doctor

Your Monday blues are likely worse if you are going through something you can’t control, like fertility treatment, a parent’s illness, or project deadlines.

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How To Add Magic To Your Every Day Wellness Routine

We often don't associate magic and fitness. In fact, a wellness routine is the perfect space to hold a magical practice.

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OCD Isn’t An Anxiety Disorder – Here’s Why That Matters

When I was diagnosed with OCD several years ago, like most people, I assumed it was an anxiety disorder. It wasn’t until months later that I stumbled on articles debating the merits of defining OCD as an entirely separate category of mental illness.

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Self-Love Is A Survival Skill

My lack of self-love had never stopped me from loving anyone else, but, by loving myself, I could now love everyone, and everything, more profoundly.

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