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you are failing and it's ok

You’re failing, we’re all failing… and it’s OK.

By Dr Emily Blake, Psychologist | 2020-06-05

Here’s some ways you can make the most of it. Just like an annoying houseguest, ‘Failure’ is there for the party. Most of us try to avoid failure because it feels bad. So we avoid things where chances of failure are possible, such as: applying for certain jobs, trying Zumba, painting or piano lessons, or…

our differences are our strengths

Our Differences Are Our Strengths: How a Person Who Is Just Too Different from You Can Move from Being a Threat to an Asset in Your Life

By Ms Daniela Beer-Becker, Psychologist | 2020-05-11

It is normal to feel uncomfortable at times with people who just seem to be too different from you. The way they dress, their food, their culture, their sexual orientation, their skin colour, their music, their hairstyle, their gestures, or any other trait I have not listed here, might just feel wrong to you, like…

comparing yourself to others

Comparing Yourself to Others Is a Sure Way to Misery: How to Learn to Live Your Best Possible Life

By Ms Daniela Beer-Becker, Psychologist | 2020-01-24

I find it is so easy to get caught up in a never-ending loop of comparing myself to others. What about you?  It is not surprising that so many of us struggle with comparing ourselves to others. Our whole economic system, capitalism, is built on comparison. All of us get bombarded daily through media with…