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Best of Our Blogs: April 13, 2018

There are so many decision to make in a day. Do you ever feel paralyzed by which one to make?

I think the older we get the more we’ve experienced disappointment, heartbreak and setback. There’s more to lose and we learn to guard our hearts in order to prevent that hurt again.

There is a decisiveness and certainty when children make decisions. They rarely hem or haw over what they want and usually are not regretful over the road they didn’t take.

We can take a page in our own childhood by remembering that even bad decisions are valuable. They teach us what we still need to learn, how to be self-compassionate and forgiving, and to decide differently next time.

It’s a good week to read our top posts if you’re struggling with forgiving yourself. One will even help you heal the burden of guilt.

6 Easy Things to Do to Make Your Life 5% Better
(Quick Fix) – Long-term anxiety requires more than a quick fix, but this post shows that, “Every little bit helps.”

12 Traumatic Situations We Tend To Ignore
(Caregivers, Family & Friends) – Situations from chronic illness to loss of employment may not get your attention the way more newsworthy events do, but it can be just as traumatic.

Setting the Stage for Sexual Intimacy
(Building Relationship Skills) – There’s one thing you can do to increase your relationship satisfaction and keep it going long after the honeymoon is over. Here are a few things you can try to strengthen your bond through sexual intimacy.

How Much Longer Do You Plan To Punish Yourself?
(Anger Management) – If you’re filled with guilt and can’t let go of a mistake you made, you need to read this.

Alienated Grandparents-There are Good Reasons
(Full Heart, Empty Arms) – Here are the real reasons why some grandparents should be alienated from their grandchildren.

Best of Our Blogs: April 13, 2018

Brandi-Ann Uyemura, M.A.

Brandi-Ann Uyemura is a freelance writer specializing in self-help, spirituality, psychology and small business articles. She has a BA in English from University of Oregon and a MA in Counseling Psychology from Santa Clara University. She writes for various companies and publications and teaches stress management workshops. For more information, see her website Brandi-AnnUyemura.com.


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Uyemura, B. (2018). Best of Our Blogs: April 13, 2018. Psych Central. Retrieved on July 19, 2018, from https://psychcentral.com/blog/best-of-our-blogs-april-13-2018/

 

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