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Is Love Worth the Risk?

To love or not to love, that is still the question. As we discussed last week, we all have a story of heart break in our lives. We begin life young, naïve, and overly trusting. We wear our hearts on our sleeves and depend upon others to meet our needs. Then, we inevitably get our […] Read more…

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The Difference Between Having a Fearful Avoidant Attachment Style and Being Fearful of Relationships

We all have a story of heartbreak in our lives. We can remember the first time we fell in love, too hard too soon, and inevitably got our heart broken. For some, this led to hardening our hearts and swearing to never give anyone that much power over it/us again. Others may have taken this […] 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…

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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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 4: Cultivating Gratitude and Joy

Over the past couple of weeks, we have been covering Brene Brown’s 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 help lead us towards security, connection, and intimacy. This week we are focusing […] Read more…

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Wholehearted Living Guidepost 3: Cultivating a Resilient Spirit

Over the past couple of weeks we have been covering Brene Brown’s 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 help lead us towards security, connection, and intimacy. This week we are […] 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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Wholehearted Living Guidepost 1: Cultivating Authenticity

Hello everyone, Last week we covered “The Secure Attachment Style and Wholehearted Living”, and how living a wholehearted life can have an immense impact on our relationships. As previously mentioned last week, 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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