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Why Introverts Need Community emotional wellbeing relational health

Are you energized by time alone or by time well spent with one or two close friends? Do you love alone time and space to tend to your inner world - your own thoughts, ideas, and...

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How to Breathe in a Busy World emotional health relational health

“Secure your own mask first before assisting others.” Standard emergency instructions on every airline, on every flight. As the flight attendants recite their lines, how often do we...

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The Power of Community (or Why It Takes a Village) relational health

Community. This singular thing for which we were created evokes a strange mixture of complicated joy, fear, and pain. But, when you harness it’s power, you can do the...

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Are You Prepared For The Unexpected? emotional health relational health

My mom once said people could tell me anything and I could just sit calmly, nodding my head, and say “Uh, huh. Tell me more…”. This ability was about to be put to the test.

I was...

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Who’s On Your Life Team? relational health

We were never meant to make it alone. In health. In faith. In relationships. So why do so many of us live as soloists instead of duos?

I, for one, am guilty as charged. I can spend too much time...

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When Friends Are Friends Forever relational health

Do you have a 2am friend? Do you have someone you can call in the wee hours of the morning when life is tragic or when life deserves celebrating? I have three. 

Little did I know that...

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How To Write The Script For A Better Tomorrow emotional health physical health relational health

I've been thinking a lot about stories lately. Yours and mine. And how the two intersect. Though we can't change the story that's unfolded so far, we can influence the next chapter.  

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Grief In All It’s Agonizing Colors emotional health relational health

Denial. Anger. Bargaining, Depression. Acceptance. Whether through self-initiated change or the traumatic, heart-wrenching death of a loved one, grief stinks.

As a young psychology major in...

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Lessons from Motherhood life lessons relational health

Did you know that more phone calls are made on Mother’s Day than any other day of the year? According to the History Channel, these holiday chats with mom often cause phone traffic to spike...

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