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Toxic Friendships: Is She a Friend or a Frienemy?

Are they a friend or frenemy? It’s a question that we ask ourselves when thinking about toxic friendships. Here's how to tell if they're real friends.

Are you in a toxic friendship? Is your BFF actually a friend frienemy? It’s a question that many adults and adolescents ask themselves when thinking about those in their social circle. No, it’s not the movie Mean Girls. Sadly, its real life and it often doesn’t stop after you leave …

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Vlog on Feeling Confident in Social Situatons

Do you feel overwhelmed when in a social gathering or situation? Follow this vlog for tips on how to feel confident in any social situation you may face.

Social anxiety and feeling insecure in new or uncomfortable situations can contribute to low self-esteem.  With practice, skills and emotional regulation, you can begin to have an easier time in these situations. Whether you need to assert yourself, meet new people, or feel uneasy, the tips in this vlog can …

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Eating Disorders and Self-Esteem

Self-esteem and eating disorders are linked. Developing high self-esteem at an early age can prevent eating disorders at a later in life. Here's how.

Self-esteem and eating disorders are linked. How? Our self-esteem, how much we like or approve of ourselves, plays a major role in prevention and treatment of eating disorders. As part of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, I thought we talk about this important relationship between ED and self-esteem.

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Change Your Mood With Gratitude

A little gratitude goes a long way. When you're feeling overwhelmed, stressed or annoyed, take a second to think about all the things you have. I guarantee, it'll help your mood.

Commuting in New York City this week was an excellent reminder of how simple and effective using the tool gratitude can be.  Stuck in a subway, with thousands of other sweaty passengers, feeling the urge of a negative thought about my situation, or the “You should have gotten on a …

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Got Five Minutes? Get Happier

If you are anything like me, you procrastinate like crazy. Why not take 5 minutes to accomplish those tasks or to do lists you've been putting off?

If you are anything like me, you procrastinate, not a personality trait I’m proud of, but it is part of who I am. Perhaps for you it’s the to-do list you never actually “do,” your bills, laundry, cleaning, or anything that is put off, and you wind up stressing out …

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