I Admit I Co-Sleep With My Kids

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Have you gotten used to sleeping alone?” After my divorce in 2014, my married friends had a lot of questions. That one surprised me at first, but then it made …

The Right Way to Respond to Negative Feedback

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Feedback, as they say, is a gift. Research bears this out, suggesting that it’s a key driver of performance and leadership effectiveness. Negative feedback in particular can be valuable because …

What Is Your Location Capacity?

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When it comes to habitat, human beings are creatures of habit. It has been known for a long time that, whether his habitat is a village, a city or, for …

What is Major Depression?

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Major Depressive Disorder Can Often be Treated for Better Quality of Life Major depression, also known as unipolar or major depressive disorder, is characterized by a persistent feeling of sadness …

How to Be Yourself When You Have Social Anxiety

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When you don’t feel comfortable in social situations, it can be a lonely world. Take my youngest son. Despite his intelligence, kindness, and great sense of humor, he’s shy about …

Egocentric vs. Narcissistic: What’s the Difference?

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The term egocentric is a concept that originated within Piaget’s theory of childhood development. Egocentrism refers to someone’s inability to understand that another person’s view or opinion may be different …

Self Esteem Has Its Roots In Childhood

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Studies of identical and non-identical twins indicate that our self-esteem is influenced by the genes we inherited from our parents, but also, and perhaps slightly more so, by environmental factors. …

10 Things You Don’t Know about Yourself

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You probably do not understand yourself as well as you think you do 1. Your perspective on yourself is distorted. Your “self” lies before you like an open book. Just …

Navigating Single Parenting

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When you become a parent, your entire life changes. Parenthood poses challenges for anyone, but if a parent is managing the family without another partner, it can prove particularly difficult. …

The Stigma Of Postpartum Mood Disorder

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Becoming a mother is often portrayed as a magical and glorious life event. But many women don’t feel joyful after giving birth. In fact, according to the American Psychological Association, …

Self-Compassion for Parents

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When was the last time you beat yourself up for a parenting failure? Perhaps your daughter got a D+ on the math test—and you regret some harsh words. Maybe you’re …

The Diet That Might Cure Depression

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Several studies show that healthy eating is connected with better mood. At the turn of the 20th century, prominent physicians who were trying to understand where mental illness comes from …

Finding Purpose on the Job

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One person’s day job is another’s calling — Research suggests disposition and personality do play a huge role in how we experience our work. Here are 8 tips for building …

An Expression of Gratitude

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What better way to start my “blogging days” then with an expression of gratitude for all that continue to inspire me…..these sources of inspiration are: the individuals courageous enough to …

Surviving the Dating App Circus

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Hoboken, NJ is such an amazing place to live and work. It is surrounded by the breathtaking views of NYC, offers the option to reside in a charming brownstone or …

Just Relax? – Easy for you to say

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Have you ever had a panic attack? “Just relax” – “Don’t Panic”! These are some common statements one hears from others as they are experiencing the terrifying feelings associated with …