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How to Deal With a Difficult Coworker

How To Deal With a Difficult Coworker

If you work in an environment where everyone gets along and equally contributes, consider yourself fortunate. Irrelevant of industry, employees will at some point point find themselves face to face with a difficult coworker. Whether this individual is corrupt, dishonest, aloof, unmotivated, negative, gossipy, or just plain ignorant, your difficult coworker makes going to work painful day in and day out. For those of you in the corporate world, the likelihood of working with someone with...

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9 Reasons to Leave a Job

9 Reasons to Leave a Job

It can be easy to overlook the mental stress and strain a job puts on you if you are making good money. It can be more difficult, however, when that stress stems from an unhealthy work environment. Is your job affecting your mental health? There is nothing shameful about leaving a job to preserve your mental health. Here are nine reasons to leave your job and ways to identify a mentally destructive work environment: 1. There are huge problems with communication. Has your boss every come...

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What Is a Sex Therapist?

What is a Sex Therapist?

There are many different types of therapy, but one many people might not be familiar with is sex therapy. A sex therapist is a therapist who specializes in helping individuals and couples with sexual concerns within the context of relationships. Sex Therapists have chosen this area of focus as their specialization and have additional training in the area of sexual health and relationships in comparison to other therapists. Going to a sex therapist is akin to seeing a dermatologist when you...

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10 Ways to Be a Good Husband

10 Ways to Be a Good Husband

You already know that relationships are difficult. Marriage takes work. That doesn’t mean that it isn’t wonderful and rewarding, just that working on your relationship does not end when you get married. Too many people go into marriage believing it to be the culmination of their relationship. Once they are married, the relationship is set in stone and they will not have to spend any more time or energy making sure it still works. Anyone who has been married can tell you this is simply not...

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10 Ways To Be a Good Wife

10 Ways To Be A Good Wife

If you don’t think that marriage is tough, you probably haven’t been married very long. Marriage doesn’t have to be difficult and it doesn’t have to be as much of a downer as your relatives warned you it would be when you got married, but that doesn’t mean it’s a breeze, either. Here are ten ways to be a good wife: 1. Say something when something is wrong. Your husband or long-term partner isn’t a mind reader. If you don’t want to go to that restaurant, you have to tell...

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How Positive Thinking Can Improve Your Life

How Positive Thinking Can Improve Your Life

We won’t go so far as to say that positive thinking can cure cancer or even just the common cold, but that doesn’t mean that positive thinking won’t tangibly improve your life. While most people would agree that it is better to be positive than to be negative, few people actually put any tangible effort into thinking positively in their everyday lives. It’s easy to be positive about the good things in your life and then to let your attitude lapse when something starts to go wrong....

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What Is Narcissism and How To Identify It?

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You might think that you would be able to spot a narcissist as soon as you meet them, but it’s not always readily apparent that someone is obsessed with themselves, even years after knowing that person. They can be charming and even seemingly compassionate, so much so that you brush off little signs that they are actually just preoccupied with themselves. By the time that you have already started a relationship with this person, you might be completely blind to the reality that they are a...

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What Is Depression?

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The term depression has become so ubiquitous today that many people use it to simply mean that they are feeling sad. And while sadness is a big part of depression, feeling occasionally sad about actually sad events in your life is not the same thing as experiencing depression, which is a very real chemical imbalance in the brain that makes it impossible for the individual to experience emotion in the same way as someone with a healthy chemical balance. Depression is both an emotional and...

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10 Ways to Get Over a Breakup

Get Over a Breakup

Even if the relationship was going south anyway, actually ending it can be hard. It’s even more difficult when you thought things were going great and discovered that the other party didn’t agree and wanted to cut off the relationship. Instead of wallowing in grief at the dissolution of your relationship, it’s time to move on and start getting back to normalcy. Here are ten ways to get over a breakup that might actually make it possible to stop thinking about your ex-partner: 1. Remove...

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9 Ways to Cope with Grief and Loss

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No matter the source of your feelings of grief and loss, these feelings can be very difficult to deal with. Simply stewing in them will only make you feel worse. If you want to cope with grief, here are nine ways to do just that and improve your life: 1. Reach out and ask for support. The worst thing you can do is try to deal with your grief on your own. Now is the time to seek out the support of people who have been through a similar loss or who are in the exact same situation. For example,...

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