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Comparison

We all compare ourselves and our lives with others’ constantly. Whether it’s our jobs, hair, clothes, body shape or size or level of happiness, we want to see how others are doing and how we add up. And now, with the popularity of social media and an incredible amount of information at our fingertips, comparing ourselves to others is easier...[ read more ]

Food, Body Image and Mental Health

Our society has programmed us to believe that eating healthy is the best thing that we can do for our physical and mental health. It’s important to know that that’s only partly true, and that societal body image expectations can lead us to eat in a way that we think is healthy but is really bad for our mental health....[ read more ]

Perfectionism

Perfectionists are people who have unrealistically high standards for their lives and believe that their self-worth relies on them being able to meet those standards. Perfectionism is the thought that if you are perfect you won’t be rejected, so a perfect house, job, car, family, relationship, body, and social media page are must-haves. These expectations are completely unattainable especially since...[ read more ]

Shame

As children, we're all taught to have a healthy amount of shame. Shame makes us behave within the boundaries of what's socially acceptable. It prevents us from going out in public naked or shoplifting because we know that the consequences would include a big dose of shame. But what about when shame isn't healthy? Toxic shame exists, and it is...[ read more ]

Online therapy: There’s no time like the present

Social distancing and business closure restrictions due to COVID-19 have affected therapists and clients alike. The relationship that a therapist and their client build together is extremely valuable but is also at jeopardy during these trying times. In an effort to preserve that relationship, many people are venturing to try something new: online therapy. This type of therapy can include...[ read more ]

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