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Finding the Courage to Ask Others for Help

If you feel like a nuisance asking friends for help, it's important to speak up. Sonima's psychologist shares how to express your needs confidently and accept the response, whatever it is.

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Find the Confidence to Celebrate Your Successes

If you ever worry that you're bragging about your accomplishments, you probably aren't. Instead, consider working on your self-esteem with this practice from Sonima's psychologist.

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How to Set Boundaries with Friends

As much as they love us, sometimes friends struggle when we succeed. Sonima's psychologist offers a meditation practice to help you find the words to express your feelings and strengthen your relationship.

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Helping a Loved One Navigate the Loss of a Parent

Supporting a partner after the death of a parent can lead to compassion fatigue. Sonima's psychologist shares why self-care is essential in order for you to be able to help them move forward.

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A Mindful Approach to Your New Year’s Resolutions

You can do anything when you literally put your mind to it. Just follow this mindful advice from Sonima's psychologist and meditation teacher.

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4 Ways to Combat the “Always On Call” Epidemic

The career trend of being available at all times to your employer or clients may take a toll on your health and happiness. Sonima's psychologist offers advice on how to strike a balance and regain quality of life.

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Intense Anxiety Won’t Let Me Sleep

If negative thoughts and overwhelming fears are robbing you of rest, then read on to learn Sonima's psychologist's heartfelt advice on how to reclaim the night with peace of mind.

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How to Make New Friends in Sobriety

When making big life changes, such as giving up alcohol, it's crucial to surround yourself with people who will support you through the tough transition. Here, Sonima's psychologist examines what it means to cultivate a community that serves your true self.

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Am I Breathing Wrong When I Meditate?

Sonima's psychologist explains how to breathe a little easier during your practice.

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5 Ways Mindfulness Can Make You a Better Athlete

Sonima's psychologist explains how your inherent spiritual superpowers can help you achieve athletic greatness.

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Transform Your Fears into Meaningful Growth

Don't let fear paralyze you. Here, Sonima's psychologist shares advice on how to face scary feelings with courage (and breath) so that we can continue to evolve.

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The Realities of Caring for Aging Parents

As mom and dad get older, your help may be more needed, but not always wanted. Sonima's psychologist offers advice on how to face the challenges of elderly care with lots of compassion.

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Does Divorce Always Lead to Therapy?

Ending a marriage is no ordinary breakup. Needing professional help to move on might be the best course of action for some. Here, Sonima's psychologist offers advice to those uncertain when to seek counseling.

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How to Read People Before Sharing Your Opinions

Your family may have encouraged you to be outspoken, but oversharing your thoughts is not always welcome in the real world. Here, Sonima's psychologist offers tips on how to gauge when it's best to speak up or just listen.

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A Guide for Falling in Love With the Right Person

Use these smart questions from Sonima's psychologist as a guide to inviting the right romantic partner into your heart.

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