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Enough with self-destruction

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Author: Emiliya Tsaneva Some mornings we wake up in a wonderful mood, we feel like doing sports, we are full of energy and we can’t wait to start getting things done in order to move closer to our goals. Everything happens with ease, people are nice to us and there are even some pleasant surprises.

Self-care for introverts during social distancing

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Author: Emiliya Tsaneva In the current situation when we are advised to have less contact with people, we immediately think about all the extroverts and how difficult this is going to be for them in particular. Indeed, initially a lot of introverts had the reaction: “Great, now I am just not going to see people,

Physical and emotional hunger – video

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Have you ever realized how many of us use food as a coping strategy? In this video we will talk about the emotional hunger and what helps us distinguish it from the physical hunger. The first time I got to think about the difference between the two, it was when I read the book “Loosing

Depression and B12

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Vitamin B12 is a quite popular topic these days and I think this is wonderful. It is important for us to know more about B12, for example what is B12 responsible for in our bodies, where to get it from, what are the symptoms of its deficiency etc. However, the most important thing is for

Assertiveness and boundaries – video

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Assertiveness is the golden middle between the victim and the aggressive state. It’s taking responsibility for your own self, for meeting your needs and wants; it’s asking for help and stating what you are ok with and what you are not ok with. It’s being able to say “no”, when you want to say “no”,

The more, the better – or maybe not?

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The more, the better is not always the case, especially when it comes to personal development and therapy. Does it sound weird to you? Well, me personally, for many years I was thinking that the more books I read, the more seminars I attend, the more insight I have, the more work I do on

Think – video

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We all know how important it is to think with your own head and not just do what others do. However, thinking uses a lot of energy, whereas going with the crowd seems easy. In the long run, however, really using our own brain turns to be the more fulfilling option, which helps us take

Being selfish – video

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If you are used to taking care of others first and neglecting yourself, when you start taking more care of yourself, you might feel as if you have become too selfish. But taking care of yourself is a healthy selfishness. Of course we should take other people’s feelings and needs into consideration, however it’s ok

To depression with love

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Depression – my faithful fellow-traveler throughout most of my life. I have tried to get rid of it so many times and in so many ways, I have tried to mute its voice, but it simply continued to insist stubbornly with its paralyzing voice: “Listen to me! Stop for a moment!”. But I was stubborn

What kind of people do you attract?

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No matter how strange it might sound to some of you, the world around us is actually a reflection of what happens inside of us. This is true for the outer circumstances in our lives, as well as for the people we attract. So if we want to check where we stand on the path