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Unveiling Emotional Deprivation: Navigating the Impact on Mental Well-Being

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Unfulfilled emotional needs can be frustrating, especially if it’s a long-standing issue. They leave behind a sense of vague emptiness as if something is missing in your life ― a void. If it feels like you’re not truly seen, understood, or supported by those you care about, or your connections with people lack depth, you […]

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Understanding Moral Injury: Causes, Implications, and Coping Strategies

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Whether they’re a veteran on the front lines or a civilian living through a traumatic event, people are faced with moral conflicts daily. As a result, they may find themselves dealing with moral injury. Syracuse University, a pioneer in the field and home to the Moral Injury Project, defines moral injury as damage to a

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What is Winter Good For?

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Cold and snow and ice can be a real pain in the tucchus. For parents with young kids, school is closed in more places around the US than EVER before. I grew up amongst a privileged set in the NY suburbs where parents whisked kids away to warm places for winter vacations because “we need a

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What to Do on a Sunday: Your Ultimate Guide to Conquer Sunday Scaries

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If you’ve ever had that pit in your stomach, usually kicking in around Sunday evenings or thereabouts, you’ve definitely experienced the Sunday Scaries firsthand. But what exactly are Sunday Scaries, what causes them, and how can you beat them? Here’s how to conquer these Sunday evening blues. What Are Sunday Scaries? Sunday Scaries are a

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Conquering Parenting Challenges: Strategies for a Happier Family

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If you’re like most families, navigating the ever-changing world of parenting can feel like a wild ride. From the constant juggling act of work-life balance to the never-ending quest to make ends meet, traditional parenting just doesn’t cut it anymore. New age parenting can be a rollercoaster, but rest assured that support is available every

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Understanding the Dark Triad Personality: Traits, Tests, and Implications

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Sometimes in life, we end up encountering people who appear to have dark personality traits. They might come off as arrogant, selfish, or as a person with a lack of empathy. When we meet people like this, terms like narcissist or even psychopath can get thrown around, as we’ve encountered a personality trait we just

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Exploring Healthspan: Maximizing Well-Being and Quality of Life

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When people have conversations about healthy aging and extending the longevity of their lives, lifespan is often their main focus. However, there is another term people should be more aware of when thinking of their overall life and life expectancy: healthspan. This is a term that is growing in popularity when having conversations about biological

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