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Understanding the Needs of the Anxious/Preoccupied Attachment Style

Understanding the Needs of the Anxious/Preoccupied Attachment Style

I recently read Attached by Amir Levine and it has really opened my eyes to the importance of understanding attachment dynamics in our relationships. This article is based on content from the book and I highly recommend you read it if these attachment style articles resonate with you. Last week we covered how to decode […] Read more…

Decoding Your Partner’s Attachment Style

Decoding Your Partner’s Attachment Style

Happy Valentines Day Everyone! If any of you know me at all yet, you would know that I can’t write about superficial ways to make your valentines day the most amazing day of your life. It should be an awesome day in a string of other awesome days in your relationship. So if you are […] Read more…

Wholehearted Living Guidepost 10: Cultivating Laugher, Song, and Dance

Wholehearted Living Guidepost 10: Cultivating Laugher, Song, and Dance

It’s hard to believe that this is the last post of our wholehearted series. For those of you who are just tuning in, we have been covering Brene Brown’s 10 guideposts for wholehearted living. In setting the premise for this series, we had discussed the development of secure attachments in our relationships, and how learning to live a wholehearted life can […] Read more…

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Why Your Relationship Resolutions Fail: Tips to Setting Achievable Goals in Your Relationship

How are you doing with your New Year’s resolutions? January is said to be the most depressing month of the year. There is even a day called blue Monday, which has been pegged as the most depressing day of the year. This year, blue Monday fell on January 20th but the winter blues seem to […] Read more…

Wholehearted Living Guidepost 9: Cultivating Meaningful Work

Wholehearted Living Guidepost 9: Cultivating Meaningful Work

Many of us go through life making all of the “right” moves and decisions. We get good grades in high school and pick a promising field in university, which we hope will result in a job that pays well. We get out on the other end, have met all of our goals but are still […] Read more…

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Wholehearted Living Guidepost 7: Cultivating Rest and Play

Happy New Year everyone! I hope that you had some great time off with family and friends. As we get back into the swing of work and plug away at our New Years resolutions, we are going to discuss a counterintuitive topic: Rest and Play. Incase you are just tuning in, we have been covering […] Read more…

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A Recipe for True Connection: Rogers Daytime Segment

This week we are taking a break from the wholehearted living series to explore a recipe for true connection as discussed in my latest Daytime Rogers TV segment. I think it is safe to say that you are all starting to catch on to the fact that I am extremely passionate about connection. A sense […] Read more…

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Wholehearted Living Guidepost 2: Cultivating Self-Compassion

Last week we covered “Wholehearted Living Guidepost 1: Cultivating Authenticity”, which talked about how living an authentic life can have a huge impact on our relationships and overall wellbeing. As previously mentioned, Brene Brown (a psychological researcher that I have tremendous respect and admiration for) outlines 10 Guideposts to wholehearted living, of which we are […] Read more…

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The Secure Attachment Style and Wholehearted Living

Last week we discussed the fourth and final attachment style; the secure attachment style. You can catch up and read about the four attachment styles to gain a better understanding of which best resonates with you: Attachment styles. Over the years I have become familiar with attachment styles and the ever-expanding psychological literature surrounding them. […] Read more…

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The Secure Attachment Style

So far in this series we have covered an Introduction to Attachment Styles, The Preoccupied Attachment Style, The dismissive Attachment Style, and The Fearful-Avoidant Attachment Style. This article is focused on the fourth and final attachment pattern, which is the secure style. I would recommend you go through the other articles so that you can […] Read more…

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