Clem Onojeghuo

The “Victim and Savior Relationship"

When you always have people taking care of you and meeting all your needs, it’s very difficult to develop your own limits, values, or sense of self.
	Camila Cordeiro

When Love Feels Like a Burden

She abandoned herself, lost her sense of autonomy, and wound up feeling allergic to intimacy.
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It’s Not Your Fault

If you were abused, know that it’s not your fault, you aren’t damaged, and you have a chance to live a meaningful life.
Brodie Vissers

Important Tips on How to Let Go and Free Yourself

You have to let go of what is hurting you, even if it feels almost impossible to do.

How to Achieve Emotional Success

There are numerous ways to enhance your emotional success and maturity, but most of the big opportunities to grow happen within our significant relationships.

Being Positive: Another Form of Avoidance?

When you start practicing awareness, you know when you’re being falsely optimistic and hiding your hurt with empty affirmations.

The Importance of Thinking Separately in Your Relationships

Respecting the people you care about — honoring their individuality, even when you don’t see eye to eye — takes the relationship to a new level of mutual appreciation and openness.
Ezra Jeffrey

A Simple Five Step Process for Achieving Daily Happiness

Happiness is a state of mind—one that doesn’t stick around for 24 hours a day. It comes and goes, always making you aware of its presence.
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10 Simple Tactics to Manage Anxiety and Panic Attacks

As anyone suffering from chronic anxiety understands, you can’t control when a panic attack hits; and, in fact, trying to control it can sometimes make it worse.
	Octavio Fossatti

The Pursuit of Happiness Actually a Source of Unhappiness?

If your basic needs are met and your life isn’t in imminent danger, you’re more than likely searching for happiness in one way or another.
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How to Deal with Difficult People in Your Life

When it comes to dealing with difficult people, you have to be the one to set boundaries, express yourself, and continue to speak up about what’s okay and not okay for you.

Thinking of Anxiety as the Symptom, Not the Problem

Instead of seeking to get rid of anxiety immediately, we’re able to work with it, be with it, and understand it.
Tamarcus Brown

When Guilt Keeps You From Setting Boundaries

When you set appropriate boundaries and stop taking on other people's responsibilities, they're left with no choice but to complete their own tasks, resolve their own problems ...
Denys Nevozhai

How Anxiety Interferes With Relationship Decisions

We take action to avoid feeling anxious or make decisions to reduce feeling uncomfortable. But in reality, those decisions can possibly lead to more discomfort down the road.
Pablo Heimplatz

How to “Ignore” People and Find What’s Important To You

True success isn’t measured by how much money you make or how many awards you win. It’s measured by how much of you is expressed through what you do.
Doctor Ilene

7 Tips to Keep a Relationship Strong, No Matter What

Since 1973, Dr. John Gottman has studied marriage. Based on his results, Gottman is able to predict with more than 90 percent accuracy which couples will make it and which won’t.

How Looking At the Facts Reduces Anxiety and Anger

If only we could learn to calm ourselves down instead of looking for others to give us relief. If only we could watch our anxiety without placing it on someone else.