Expression

The Blank Page

Posted by on Nov 17, 2013 in Everyday health, Expectations, Expression | 0 comments

The Blank Page

Imagine pulling your resume up on the computer—and deleting it. Did your brain say “ouch” at the very thought of electronically crumpling up the piece of paper that claims to know everything you’re good at and that you should be striving for?

The resume is a handy tool to get a job, and it’s also a confining piece of paper that can spark feelings of anxiety, inadequacy, and dissatisfaction. Even without

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The Guilt of Going for It

Posted by on Sep 18, 2013 in Expression, Facing Challenges, Guilt, Practice Health | 0 comments

The Guilt of Going for It

Have you ever wanted something for yourself, and then felt guilty about wanting it?

It could be an interest, a goal, a dream, a win, or just about anything. It’s common to want something and to experience guilt or fears of backlash about it. You might even wonder whether life will somehow punish you for following your dreams. The guilt and fear can snowball into a superstitious belief that going for what you want is taboo and dangerous. Sound familiar? Let’s look at

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