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It’s a new month, and that’s means it’s a good time to set some goals and get focused on what needs to get done. What’s lacking most in your life at this moment? Do you need more time for you? Do you need more time to focus on work or even your relationship?

Set some simple goals for yourself this month. Focus on simple actions that can add a bit of positivity to a goal that you have. To improve your work, try getting more sleep. To improve your mental health, try checking in with your body to see what…

In order to get the ideal partner, we first need to be the ideal partner. We can’t ask for quality that we can’t offer ourselves. It’s not fair. If you…

Keep falling for the same toxic people over-and-over again? To break the pattern, you have to identify the root causes.

A partner rests her head sadly on her partner’s shoulder.
A partner rests her head sadly on her partner’s shoulder.
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by: E.B. Johnson

Do you keep stumbling into the same bad relationship over-and-over again? Do you choose toxic partners who abuse you, take advantage of you, or manipulate you into places you don’t want to be? In order to get ourselves on track, we have to become more aware of the patterns and beliefs that lead us to the doors of our toxic partners and spouses. Want happier, more fulfilling relationships? Be honest about the decisions you’re making and commit to falling in love with yourself.

You’re choosing a bad road.

While we choose to pick partners who don’t have what we need, that choice…

Q. What can I do for my girlfriend to make her feel better about abortion? via Quora

A. The best thing you can do for her is to be there and be a compassionate and non-judgemental person she can rely on.

You don’t need to bring things up, but don’t stop her if she wants to talk about it either. Set up a comfy night in with her. Watch some of her favorite movies and make some of her favorite snacks. What she needs right now is to know that she is loved and that life will be normal again…

Are you still holding on to anger with parents who failed you? You’ve got to let it go if you want to find a way to live in peace.

A man holds his face and stares angrily at the floor.
A man holds his face and stares angrily at the floor.
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by: E.B. Johnson

The relationships held between parents and their children is a sacred one, and the formative pieces on which we base our core beliefs about life.
Damaging and toxic relationships between our parents and ourselves can cause deep emotional wounding that takes years of hard work and understanding to overcome. When the connection we share with our caretakers is muddied by conflict or trauma, the psychological weight can cause damage to your life for years to come. Healing from this injury is hard, but necessary. We have to let go of our anger to find happiness that’s ours.

Why you’re so angry at your parents.

Q. What should you do when your depression interferes with your relationships? (Not caring and not feeling like trying) via Quora

A. Your relationship won’t improve until you improve. A relationship won’t fix you. A partner won’t make you happy. You are the only person who can fix you, and that will only happen by taking action. If your depression is getting in the way of your partnership, then it’s important for you to seek help and treatment. You’ve got to put in the work to make things work.

If you find that you don’t think treatment is worthwhile, it…

Part of being truthful with yourself requires dropping your game of hypocrisy. We can’t say one thing and do another. We can judge those around us and expect not to…

Building the life you want requires getting past your fears. Empower yourself to thrive by rediscovering your courage.

An anxious man rests his head in his hands behind a rain-spattered pane of glass.
An anxious man rests his head in his hands behind a rain-spattered pane of glass.
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by: E.B. Johnson

We all experience fear at some point in this life, but the true definition of success is how we confront it. There are a number of common fears that can keep us stuck, scared or looking for more in this life in a number of damaging ways. If we are truly looking to manifest an existence that is both joyful and fulfilling, we have to learn how to face up to those things which scare us; and begin building a better tomorrow for ourselves.

Fear is a wall we build for ourselves.

There are a few common fears that we carry with us through this…

Addiction is a disease that impacts far more than the sufferer. Victims of addiction turn their families and their loved ones into victims too. As they watch their loved ones…

E.B. Johnson

NLP-MP | Certified Coach | I write about relationships, psychology, and the growth mindset. Founder @ Dragr LLC. 📱: about.me/EBJohnson

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