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Best of Our Blogs: October 4, 2016

blog, blog, blog - blogging concept on a napkin with cup of esprWe are different and suffer from individual challenges. Yet we pull from the same well of humanity that makes us vulnerable to similar things.

We have basic needs like food, air and water. And we have a shared desire for connection, love, and validation.

Within each of us is a calling to give and receive, be seen, as well as heard.

If you strip away our class, race, and culture, we are at our core vulnerable beings.

We spend the beginning our lives being taught to hide that fact and adulthood struggling to rediscover who we are and what we truly feel.

Every time I felt alone in my suffering, all I needed to do was reach out to find someone else who felt equally alone. Every time I needed validation, all I had to do was listen and validate another. Every time I felt misunderstood, I needed to understand another. To receive, I only had to give.

This week, if you’re battling emotional eating, relationship problems and a lifetime of emotional neglect, scroll down and receive the words you need to hear right now. Then, be prepared to share them.

How Important is Sex? Part 1
(Building Relationship Skills) – It’s the one thing you can do to save your relationship, maintain a healthy bond, and be happier.

An effective Cognitive Behavioral Therapy tool to help you stop emotional eating
(Artful Eating) – You eat even when you’re not hungry. If you’re using food to make you feel better, you need to read this.

How To Find Help With Your Recovery From Emotional Neglect
(Childhood Emotional Neglect) – You’re ready to deal with and heal from your emotional neglect as a child. What are the next steps? If you’ve run into a dead end when it comes to finding a suitable therapist, this should help.

ADHD and Hyperfocus
(ADHD Millenial) – Paying too much attention to something isn’t something people would associate with ADHD. But find out how hyperfocus is a real symptom for many.

Are you the Designated Scapegoat?
(The Recovery Expert) – You’ve been the “black sheep” and “problem child” in your family. But here’s how you’ve become the scapegoat in your relationship.

Best of Our Blogs: October 4, 2016

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

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Uyemura, B. (2018). Best of Our Blogs: October 4, 2016. Psych Central. Retrieved on December 4, 2020, from
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