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People Pleasing and Self-Destruction

Self-Destruction and the Trap of People Pleasing Helping others feels undeniably good. The positive vibes we get from helping rewards our sense of purpose and meaning. It is understandable that the secondary gain we get from helping (identity rewards) would also be a compelling motivator for selfless behavior.  We all know someone who takes this… Read More People Pleasing and Self-Destruction

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Managing Stress & Anxiety During a Pandemic

Our current world-wide health crisis is on everyone’s mind; we haven’t seen this level of catastrophic illness and death since the 1918 flu pandemic. COVID-19 will go down in history as the pandemic that brought the busy, digitized world to a grinding halt. It has shown us the importance of preparation and shared resources.  Coronavirus… Read More Managing Stress & Anxiety During a Pandemic

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Effects of a Quarantined Life and Coping Skills

How to cope with  Quarantined Life? As enforced orders take place to ensure our health safety from the deadly Covid – 19, it is not uncommon to respond with fear and worry as we struggle to regulate our fight/flight responses which are triggered automatically. The primitive parts of our brain (otherwise known as the reptilian… Read More Effects of a Quarantined Life and Coping Skills