Personal Growth

Sources of Support

Sources of Support 900 600 Sharna Fabiano

What kind of support do you need this week? I don’t know anyone who has not felt their share of frustration, anger, sadness, or anxiety over the past 6 months.…

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Make the “Best” Choice

Make the “Best” Choice 900 600 Sharna Fabiano

Ever worry about choosing the “best” option for yourself? The best job offer? The best project? When it comes to big choices in our lives and careers, there are an…

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Transforming Fear Into Courage

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In Leigh Bardugo’s marvelous novel, Six of Crows, the protagonist Inej reminds herself, “When there is fear, something is about to happen.” In this way, she trains herself to pay…

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3 Ways to Stay Sane

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Not for nothing do long-time activists emphasize rest as an integral part of their work. As pandemic restrictions extend into summer and the Movement for Black Lives encounters continued aggression…

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Emotional Awareness

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Emotional awareness, or emotional intelligence, is the ability to read and interpret our own feelings, empathize with others, and adjust our speech and behavior to reflect social context. It’s a…

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Expressing Your Needs

Expressing Your Needs

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The theme of “honesty” comes up frequently in the context of relationships. Most of us would probably agree that honesty is important. It helps establish trust and makes us feel…

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Creating Dialogue

Creating Dialogue

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If you have a domestic partner, spending extra time at home may be testing your relationship skills right now! If conversations are tense, it might be a great opportunity to…

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Accepting Uncertainty

Accepting Uncertainty

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Many days this past week, I have woken up with an unfamiliar tightness in my chest. I’m in good health – this was anxiety. My morning routine has become a…

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Calm Your System for Stronger Immunity

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Right now we’re in the midst of a veritable frenzy of action in order to protect ourselves and others from contagion. While all of this is obviously necessary, I’m also…

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Make Peace with Spending Money

Make Peace with Spending Money 900 600 Sharna Fabiano

Earlier this month, I was incredibly fortunate to spend three fascinating, challenging, and beautiful weeks on the southwestern Malabar coast of India, in the state of Kerala. As a tourist,…

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