Are You Sober-ish or Sober Curious?

Are You Sober-ish or Sober Curious?

The term “sober curious” comes from Ruby Warrington’s book Sober Curious: The Blissful Sleep, Greater Focus, Limitless Presence, and Deep Connection Awaiting Us All on the Other Side of Alcohol. Essentially, this term is used to refer to the act of simply being...

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How I Support People in Therapy

How I Support People in Therapy

Lindsay Glass, therapist at Love Heal Grow, works with individuals who grew up not talking about their emotions and how that can be impacting their life now. She talks about how she can help support you through therapy!Hi, I'm Lindsay Glass, therapist for individuals...

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Dating After 60

Dating After 60

Many people may find dating after 60 intimidating because they are too caught up in trying to make it the same as when they were dating in their 20s or 30s. But, really, the best thing to realize is that dating is not meant only for younger crowds. We can date at any...

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Turning Negative Self-Talk into Self-Compassion

Turning Negative Self-Talk into Self-Compassion

Ashley Barnes, therapist at Love Heal Grow, often works with individuals who can be too hard on themselves. In this video, she teaches you how to turn negative self-talk into self-compassion through a simple activity at home.Hi, I'm Ashley Barnes, therapist for...

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I’ve Never Orgasmed Before: How Sex Therapy Helps

I’ve Never Orgasmed Before: How Sex Therapy Helps

You may be frustrated, embarrassed, or even disappointed that you have not been able to achieve an orgasm. Maybe you are new to the world of sexual intimacy, and you are worried that something may be wrong if you are not able to orgasm (with or without your partner)....

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Help for Mismatched Desire: What to Expect in Sex Therapy

Help for Mismatched Desire: What to Expect in Sex Therapy

Before we can dive into what “mismatched desires” are, let’s get a quick definition out of the way. The desires that we will be referring to throughout this article are sexual desires. These desires are highly influenced by your sex drive, or your desire to engage in...

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What Is Gentle Parenting? And How to Start

What Is Gentle Parenting? And How to Start

Before we can get into any of the how-tos of gentle parenting, you need to understand what this type of parenting is. Gentle parenting is also commonly referred to as authoritative parenting. This parenting strategy focuses on high warmth and high expectations. In...

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How to Support Loved Ones Exploring Their Gender Identity

How to Support Loved Ones Exploring Their Gender Identity

Let’s be clear right off the bat, the concept of gender identity is not particularly challenging to understand, and many people are extremely familiar with it at this point. But, not everyone has been as exposed to this type of identity, and in truth, this concept's...

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Trigger TIPPs

Trigger TIPPs

We’ve all been there, whether we knew it or not, where something inside us, some intense feeling, started to bubble up and take over as a response to an experience. Instantly, we are at a 10 and a feeling is TRIGGERED!  Whether it’s an overwhelming feeling of...

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Is Online Flirting Cheating?

Is Online Flirting Cheating?

Before getting into whether or not online flirting is cheating, let’s ask the question: what is cheating? According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the definition of the phrasal verb “cheat on” is “to break a promise made to someone by having sex with someone...

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Is Your Depression Coming Back?

Is Your Depression Coming Back?

The first thing to recognize about depression is that everyone's experience is different. One of the larger differences in people's experience with depression is how often they experience the feeling.  Depression that affects someone more than once is called recurring...

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Are Loneliness and Trauma Linked?

Are Loneliness and Trauma Linked?

We've all been lonely at some point in our lives. Maybe a friend moved away or took a long vacation over the summer. Maybe you moved to a new school and haven't made any new friends yet. Maybe a relationship you've been in for years ended, and you're living on your...

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How to Build Self-Esteem

How to Build Self-Esteem

We all want to be confident and sure of ourselves, as this can positively impact the way we move through the world and how we feel while doing so. It feels good to have faith in ourselves and our abilities.  For a moment, envision a point in your life where you felt...

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Coping with Work Related Stress & Anxiety

Coping with Work Related Stress & Anxiety

Work-related stress is extremely common in the United States. We are constantly pushed to work hard every second of the day, and we talk about our jobs like they define us. According to the Anxiety & Depression Association of America (ADAA), most Americans...

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