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Learn how to be authentically you You are in therapy to uncover things about yourself that you do not already know. You are not there to confirm things you already know. A therapist patiently waits and watches as you slowly reveal and get to know...

Like anything else you want to master, learning to control your emotions takes practice. Luckily, there are some tools you can use to make the process easier. I'll get to those. But first, you have to know this. If you're bad at controlling your emotions, it probably...

Let me get the hard news out of the way. If you want better relationships, you are going to have to start taking a good look at yourself first. The truth is, any change you want to see in your outside world starts with “the self.” Which...

  If you want to know why happiness is so elusive, I have some good news. Contrary to what you might believe: Happiness is not really all that elusive. But, it's like anything in life. If it's not innate, or someone else didn't give it to you, you're...

Do you ever find yourself thinking, I want to feel happy more often? If so, you've come to the right place. Happiness, it turns out, is completely attainable....

To answer the question, “can I be happy,” we have to first lay down a foundational definition of happiness, and then answer an important question....

Ever wondered, why don't I like myself? Don't worry. You're not the only one. The “real” reasons you don't like yourself go deeper. They're more fundamental. And they go way back....