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admin December 26, 2021
Common Family Issues & How To Deal With Them, From Experts

Common Family Issues & How To Deal With Them, From Experts

No family is perfect, but for people whose family life has never been outright “bad,” it can be tricky to spot family issues as they arise. Family problems are much more than abuse or addiction, for example, and include a host of different things that affect every member of a family. Here’s how to spot family issues and deal with them, according to experts.

admin December 9, 2021
How To Prevent And Recover From Burnout In The Workplace

How To Prevent And Recover From Burnout In The Workplace

Workplace burnout, often referred to as “job burnout” has become very prevalent in today’s society. We live in a culture that places great value on wealth and success. And this can result in feeling extreme external pressure to measure up, causing many people to overwork themselves at the expense of their physical and emotional well-being.

admin December 3, 2021
Dating in the age of AI: would you let an algorithm choose your partner?

Dating in the age of AI: would you let an algorithm choose your partner?

As people continue to rely more and more on computer intelligence to shepherd them through life, delegating the oftentimes inexplicable task of matchmaking to the problem-solving altar of AI is a natural progression. Should people trust algorithms with their love life?

admin November 14, 2021
9 Simple Strategies to Help You Work Smarter (Not Harder!)

9 Simple Strategies to Help You Work Smarter (Not Harder!)

We rely on having a sharp brain in order to produce and succeed at work. Executive functions such as focus, memory, time management and organization are key to accomplishing our goals each day.

admin November 11, 2021
8 Mini Mindfulness Practices That Can Melt Stress All Day

8 Mini Mindfulness Practices That Can Melt Stress All Day

What causes stress in your life? (We’ll wait.)
We may not know your exact answer, but there’s no doubt a few things came to mind within seconds. Between work, school, family and other obligations, you’re likely juggling a lot.

admin November 8, 2021
4 accidental killers reveal what the horrific experience is like — and how they've lived with the pain and shame

4 accidental killers reveal what the horrific experience is like — and how they've lived with the pain and shame

Four people who accidentally killed others described their experiences and lives since. Accidental killers experience grief, trauma, guilt, shame, and fear, and they can develop PTSD. Finding community and therapy is key to separating who you are from what happened, experts said. Over 3 Million people read Morning Brew, you should too.

admin September 29, 2021
What Is Love-Bombing? 12 Signs To Spot It In A New Partner

What Is Love-Bombing? 12 Signs To Spot It In A New Partner

While some enter new relationships with caution, others jump in quickly. A fast-moving relationship can be exhilarating and passionate, but in some cases it can be a sign of something more sinister—like love-bombing, a common tactic used by narcissists and in other toxic relationships.

admin October 4, 2021
Renowned Relationship Expert Babita Spinelli Launches New Divorce Recovery Program

Renowned Relationship Expert Babita Spinelli Launches New Divorce Recovery Program

Mental health is one of the key areas to which human beings need to pay cogent attention. An increase in heartbreaks among couples is on the increase and it is therefore important for people to visit the therapist once in a while. Relationship expert Babita Spinelli, LP JD took out time to share her journey in the midst of a break-up.

admin August 27, 2021
The Psychology Of Peter Pan Syndrome & 6 Signs Someone Has It

The Psychology Of Peter Pan Syndrome & 6 Signs Someone Has It

You may be familiar with the story of Peter Pan, the boy who lives in a magical place called Neverland so he never has to grow up. Despite how glorious it’d be to never have to pay a bill or schedule a doctor’s appointment, these are very real things that you do as an adult. Peter Pan avoided the responsibilities of adulthood with everything he had, and people with Peter Pan syndrome tend to do the same.

admin August 27, 2021
Why Creating A "Relationship Contract" Builds A Stronger Relationship — And The 5 Things It Needs

Why Creating A "Relationship Contract" Builds A Stronger Relationship — And The 5 Things It Needs

Do you and your partner have a relationship contract?

Although you may not admit it, most people still love a good romance. You know, those intoxicating love stories that start with love at first sight and end with the “happily ever after.”

From “Cinderella” to “The Notebook,” those stories awaken something in you that wants to experience that idealized, forever love.

admin August 26, 2021
11 Telltale Signs You're Dealing With A Toxic Person

11 Telltale Signs You're Dealing With A Toxic Person

The term “toxic” gets thrown around a lot these days—but what does it actually mean? Odds are, you’ve met a toxic person or two throughout your life, but sometimes they can be hard to spot. Here, we dig into what being toxic really means, signs to watch out for, and how to deal with toxic people in your life.

admin July 29, 2021
The Reason Why So Many Couples Get Divorced After Fifty & 10 Ways To Avoid Becoming One Of Them

The Reason Why So Many Couples Get Divorced After Fifty & 10 Ways To Avoid Becoming One Of Them

There’s been a lot of discussion lately about the rise in divorce after 50, a.ka. “Gray Divorce.”

Many couples that make up these populations are members of the Baby Boomer generation. And, often, these couples have been married for 30 years or more. That’s a long time!

admin July 29, 2021
What It’s Like To Realize You’re Being “Paperclipped” In A Relationship

What It’s Like To Realize You’re Being “Paperclipped” In A Relationship

Pretty significant events can happen in 20 minutes.

I still vividly remember driving for 20 minutes on slick roads covered in ice, snow, and salt to get to our first date in his dorm room. When I got there, we cuddled on the couch and watched “The Office” (20 minutes not counting commercials).

admin July 26, 2021
The Importance of Mindset w/ Babita Spinelli

The Importance of Mindset w/ Babita Spinelli

If you’re feeling down in your real estate career, maybe this is the one for you!

Join JD and Melissa with their guest, Babita Spinelli, on the show today as they talk about the importance of mindset. Babita’s the CEO of the Spinelli Group, owner of Opening the Doors Psychotherapy, and most importantly, a real estate investor! Stay tuned to hear how you can “hack” into your own mindset.

admin July 8, 2021
Are You Displaying Toxic Positivity? Here's How To Tell, From Experts

Are You Displaying Toxic Positivity? Here's How To Tell, From Experts

There’s nothing wrong with looking on the bright side and trying to remain positive when times get tough—but there comes a point where so-called positive thinking can actually become toxic. Whether you’re exhibiting toxic positivity toward yourself or another person, here’s why it’s a problem and how you can avoid it.

admin July 2, 2021
9 Tips For Breaking Up With Someone In The Kindest Way Possible

9 Tips For Breaking Up With Someone In The Kindest Way Possible

Figuring out how to break up with someone can be difficult – especially when it’s with a person you still love and respect. Nobody likes hard conversations or hurting people, but there are ways to approach this conversation that are kind and compassionate while still being clear and definitive.

admin June 19, 2021
12 Foreplay Ideas You And Your Partner Can Do Throughout The Day

12 Foreplay Ideas You And Your Partner Can Do Throughout The Day

Sexy time doesn’t have to start once you’re both in bed together and between the sheets. Actually, the anticipation of what’s to come (ahem) can be even more exciting than the act itself.

admin June 8, 2021
Surviving And Thriving After A Gray Divorce — 6 Helpful Tips

Surviving And Thriving After A Gray Divorce — 6 Helpful Tips

Divorcing after age 50, known as “Gray Divorce” can be a very traumatic experience. It can turn your life upside down and it can affect your children, your emotional well being, your self-esteem and possibly your financial circumstances.

admin June 1, 2021
8 ‘Green Flags’ That Let You Know Your Relationship Is Right For You

8 ‘Green Flags’ That Let You Know Your Relationship Is Right For You

We often focus on the red flags of a relationship. We look for behaviors that let us know that this person isn’t right for us or that we may be embarking on a relationship that could be unhealthy or even toxic.

admin May 19, 2021
6 Most Common Reasons For Divorce

6 Most Common Reasons For Divorce

There are plenty of reasons why people get divorced. understanding these reasons can be helpful in working your way out of a relationship’s rough patch or recognizing that it is time to move forward. There are a lot of common reasons for divorce and it’s important to remember there isn’t a  “right” or “wrong” decision.  […]

admin May 7, 2021
9 Things Moms Can Do to Support Their Mental Health

9 Things Moms Can Do to Support Their Mental Health

Moms deserve way more than one day of recognition for all that they do. We’re not only talking about growing a human being inside of their uterus, giving birth, and providing all of the support they do for their children. Mothers also face unique mental challenges.

admin May 1, 2021
So Your In-Laws Are Narcissists: Here's How To Deal, From Psychologists

So Your In-Laws Are Narcissists: Here's How To Deal, From Psychologists

Ever heard the saying when you marry someone, you also marry their family? Well, it may be truer than ever when the person you’re marrying has narcissistic parents, whose opinions—and emotional abuse—can be hard to escape. Acknowledging the issue with your partner can be difficult, and the effects can affect a marriage. But with the […]

admin April 16, 2021
How to Set Boundaries to Protect Your Mental Health

How to Set Boundaries to Protect Your Mental Health

We all know that boundaries are crucial to having healthy relationships and maintaining one’s identity. What about when it comes to learning how to establish boundaries and reinforce them when the time comes? These tips from The Healthy show you how.

admin April 8, 2021
How To Tell If You're Accidentally "Spiritually Gaslighting" Yourself (Or Others)

How To Tell If You're Accidentally "Spiritually Gaslighting" Yourself (Or Others)

You might be familiar with the terms “gaslighting” and “toxic positivity,” but if you’ve ever found yourself invalidating your own emotions in the name of spirituality, you may just be dealing with a lesser-discussed phenomenon: spiritual gaslighting. Here’s what this term is all about, how to spot it, and what to do if you’re accidentally […]

admin April 2, 2021
Finding Your Twin Flame Isn't Always A Good Thing: Here's Why

Finding Your Twin Flame Isn't Always A Good Thing: Here's Why

It describes a relationship between two people who share the same soul split into two, which sounds very romantic on the surface. But the truth is, twin flame relationships are often tumultuous—and can quickly become toxic. To find out why, signs of toxicity to watch out for, and what to do about it, we consulted […]

admin April 2, 2021
40 Years Old and No Career? Here’s Why It’s Not Too Late for a Professional Transformation

40 Years Old and No Career? Here’s Why It’s Not Too Late for a Professional Transformation

40 years old and no career? If you’re 40 years old and feeling unhappy in your work, you’re not alone. Mid-life career changes are almost as common as younger professionals changing jobs or employers. The average age for switching careers in mid-life is 39 years old according to a recent study. Many people feel unfulfilled by […]

admin March 22, 2021
Protect yourself from gaslighting

Protect yourself from gaslighting

Freelancing provides many liberties that salaried roles don’t. It also lacks safeguards designed to protect employees from harmful behaviors, like gaslighting. Babita Spinelli, LP, defines gaslighting as psychological manipulation used to create doubt and questioning within a victim. “It is usually in a power dynamic and instills fear of losing the relationship, whether in a […]

admin March 4, 2021
Relationship Expert Babita Spinelli Uses Personal and Professional Experiences To Deeply Connect

Relationship Expert Babita Spinelli Uses Personal and Professional Experiences To Deeply Connect

Tapping into her own experiences, therapist Babita Spinelli, LP JD draws from her journey to deeply connect with her clients who face similar challenges. “I can deeply connect and empathize with my clients,” Spinelli said. “The tools I developed in my own process such as resilience, empowerment and self-compassion has made me a stronger relationship […]

admin March 2, 2021
Is Cuffing Season A Real Thing? 5 Things Experts Want You To Know

Is Cuffing Season A Real Thing? 5 Things Experts Want You To Know

As the weather gets colder and the days get darker, people look for comfort in a lot of ways. One way is to “cuff” a new hookup, to help keep you warm. Depending on how you look at it and what you’re looking for, cuffing season can be a blessing—or your worst nightmare. Here’s everything […]

admin March 2, 2021
Soul Mate, Twin Flame, or Karmic Relationship?

Soul Mate, Twin Flame, or Karmic Relationship?

Do you have people in your life that you just can’t explain? Where did they come from? Why are they here? They drive me crazy! But I miss them when they’re gone! That’s because they fit into one of the following three categories. If you can discern what purpose they serve in your life, or […]

admin March 2, 2021
How To Break Up With Someone You Live With, From Relationship Experts

How To Break Up With Someone You Live With, From Relationship Experts

Breakups are hard enough as it is, but if you live together, there’s an added layer of complexity that requires careful consideration. Is it really time to call it quits? How do you bring it up? And how do you sort out living arrangements afterward? To answer all of these questions and more, we asked […]

admin March 2, 2021
Relationship Coach Babita Spinelli Gives Executives Tools For Success

Relationship Coach Babita Spinelli Gives Executives Tools For Success

When Babita Spinelli, LP JD was an attorney and Wall Street executive, she realized that every connection and interaction made a difference in her career path. Eventually she turned that realization into her relationship practice. As a relationship expert she specializes in all relationships whether between romantic partners, manager and employee, parent and child, workplace […]