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    Why You Should Embrace Your Good Qualities

    Do you feel uneasy focusing on your accomplishments? If you do, you are not alone. Like many people, you may shy away from thinking ...

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    How Your Self-Improvement Goals Could Affect Your Relationship

    You’ve decided to make a change – maybe it’s taking off a few inches from your waistline, engaging more enthusiastically in the life you ...

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    How to Stop Going in Circles

    There are times when we seem to have lost our way – when we feel like we’re going nowhere or just moving in circles. How do you get back on ...

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    When You’ve Been Wronged

    You are seething ... and for good reason. You were unfairly fired from your job. Your spouse ran off with someone else. Or maybe you were ...

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    4 Ways to Improve Your Communication

    Whether you realize it or not, you say a lot without even speaking a word. People often understand your intent and have a reaction to you ...

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    Why You Need to Have More Fun

    You’ve probably heard that self-care is important – that you need to take time for yourself and do things that nurture your body and mind. ...

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    3 Reasons It’s Good to Cry

    You value being strong. You are a get-things-done kind of person. So, you’d rather conquer a problem than cry about it. After all, crying’s ...

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    5 Ways to Brighten Your Perspective

    Sometimes life gets overwhelming. A menacing cloud seems to darken your days, and everything looks bad. No matter how you try, you can’t ...

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    Do You Really Have to Love Yourself Before You Can Love Someone Else?

    “You must love yourself before you can love someone else” – this saying is usually spoken as an undeniable truth, like 2+2=4. But it’s not ...

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    Insecure in Your Relationship? How to Help Yourself

    Relationships come with plenty of opportunities to worry. He worries she’s cheating. She worries he doesn’t love her anymore. They both ...


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  • Leslie Becker-Phelps, PhD

    Leslie Becker-Phelps, PhD

    Dr. Becker-Phelps is a well-respected psychologist, who is dedicated to helping people understand themselves and what they need to do to become emotionally and psychologically healthy. She accomplishes this through her work as a psychotherapist, speaker and writer. She is the author of the book Insecure in Love.