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Best of Our Blogs: September 18, 2018

There are as many ways to take care of as there are ways to neglect yourself.

Some of these are easily recognizable like self-injury, not seeking professional help or taking prescribed medications.

But there are subtler things we do that are also forms of self-punishment or self-sabotage.

If you’re not making sure to eat regularly, get enough sleep and schedule in time for play and rest, these are also forms of self-neglect. Saying, “Yes,” when you’re over scheduled, people-pleasing and befriending negative people are also ways you’re sabotaging your health.

One of our bloggers this week is inspiring me with what lengths she’s willing to go to take care of herself.

Do Attractive People Have a Leg Up In Job Interviews?
(Reaching Life Goals) – Research shows what looks have to do with your job hunting success.

Female Friendship: Why Our Mothers Make or Break It
(Full Heart, Empty Arms) – Read why this blogger has decided to give up female friendships for good.

Coping With the Rejection Of a Child
(The Recovery Expert) – It’s the reason why your child continually rejects you and how to deal with it.

Why You Are Not Attracted To Your Partner
(Let’s Talk Sex) – A few questions to ask yourself if you’re just not attracted to your partner anymore.

Dysfunction Interrupted: What is Acceptable in a Relationship and What is Not?
(Dysfunction Interrupted) – Sometimes we need help defining what’s okay in a relationship. This is especially the case if you grew up in a dysfunctional family. Here are a few red flags.

Best of Our Blogs: September 18, 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

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Uyemura, B. (2018). Best of Our Blogs: September 18, 2018. Psych Central. Retrieved on October 29, 2020, from
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