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How to Deal with Negative People

Sometimes the people we love can bring us down with their pessimism. Here, Sonima's psychologist offers a practice to help you avoid catching their outlook.

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Learning to Let Go of the Past

Accepting that you cannot change history is not always easy, but the reward is more energy, freedom, and awareness of the present moment. Here, Sonima's psychologist offers a meditative practice to help you free yourself of unhelpful thoughts.

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Do You Really Trust Yourself?

Overthinking and indecision are often signs that your inner guide is muffled. Sonima's psychologist offers a meditation to help you be confident in your intuition so that you can lead the life you truly desire.

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Break the Cycle of Perfectionism

For some people, nothing ever seems to be “good enough.” Here, Sonima's psychologist offers advice on how to free yourself from the negativity of rumination and self-criticism.

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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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