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7 Signs Of Emotional Blackmail And How To Stop It

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https://liveboldandbloom.com - How do you know if you’re a victim of emotional blackmail? You think you have a pretty good relationship overall, but those warning bells in your head have been growing louder lately. You don’t want to call your S.O.’s behavior emotional extortion, but it often feels as though you’re performing at his or her behest […]
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54 Happy Mother’s Day Quotes To Honor Mom

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https://liveboldandbloom.com - Finding the perfect Mother's Day gift can be a challenge. How can you choose a gift that communicates the love and appreciation you have for your mother? Many moms have all the material things they need, so you may want to offer something more meaningful than another scarf or “World's Best Mom” mug. That's when […]
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9 Of The Best Self-Esteem Activities To Boost Happiness (For Kids And Adults)

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https://liveboldandbloom.com - How do you raise self-esteem? To answer this question, you first need to know what self-esteem is and why it’s worth the effort to boost it. While it often gets confused with self-confidence, self-esteem isn’t about what you do but rather who and what you are. It’s about your value as a person, which doesn’t […]
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What’s The Difference Between Self-Esteem And Self-Confidence?

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https://liveboldandbloom.com - How do you define self-esteem, and how is it different from feeling confident of your own abilities? The words themselves provide clues: do you esteem yourself because of what you can do (i.e., confidence in your abilities) or because of your inherent value as a person? It’s not so much an issue of self-esteem versus […]
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Relationship Compatibility Test: Are Your Personalities A Love Match?

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https://liveboldandbloom.com - Have you ever taken a relationship compatibility test? Maybe you ran across one online and wondered, “How could any test tell me whether or not my spouse/partner/crush and I are compatible? What do they look for?” A compatibility test for couples might look at any of these factors: Personalities (using the MBTI or other classifications) […]
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11 Of The Best Ways To Build Trust In A Relationship

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https://liveboldandbloom.com - Are you wondering how to build trust in your relationship? Maybe you feel as though you’ve hit a wall; there’s more to learn about someone you care about, but something is blocking your access to his or her deepest self. Maybe someone you love has been through some rough times with other relationships. Trusting others […]
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The Problem With Having Too Much Empathy For Others

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https://liveboldandbloom.com - Is it possible to have too much empathy for others? After all, empathy is a good thing, right? How could there even be such a thing as an empathy disorder? But, then again, even good things can be overdone. Good food Good coffee/wine Oxygen Fresh fruit Enthusiasm The DSM-V even classifies hyper-empathy as a characteristic […]
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27 Of The Best Small Talk Topics And Questions

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https://liveboldandbloom.com - Do you ever find yourself in that dreaded situation where you're face-to-face with an acquaintance and you're forced to make some kind of conversation? Whether you were expecting to be with this person or not, you're now stuck in the moment trying to come up with small talk topics but struggling to know exactly what to say. […]
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How To Get Out of Your Head

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https://liveboldandbloom.com - Do you get stuck in your head — re-running old conversations, thinking up better responses, and ruminating on someone’s hurtful remarks? Do you worry about how to get out of your head? There’s so much going on in there, anyway. And your brain keeps piping up with invitations to dwell on familiar, self-defeating thoughts and […]
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31 Fun Things To Do By Yourself

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https://liveboldandbloom.com - Do you ever feel compelled by social media and cultural pressures to be more social and outgoing? Or do you take the time to find fun things to do alone? Sometimes it appears the only way to be happy and fulfilled is to cram your schedule with social events and spend most of your waking […]
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Relationship Quizzes: Are You In A Healthy, Non-Toxic Relationship?

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https://liveboldandbloom.com - How good is your relationship? Have you noticed anything about it that makes you uncomfortable? Anything that makes you curious about the results you’d get from a relationship quiz? Or are you skeptical of relationship quizzes in general? There are so many out there, after all, and while plenty can be entertaining, you’d like to […]
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How to End a Conversation (Without Being Rude Or Awkward)

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https://liveboldandbloom.com - Meeting new people and striking up a conversation is an important part of life in general, and it’s vital to your professional life. But do you know how to end a conversation without leaving the other person with a bitter aftertaste? Socializing and networking are essential for creating and nurturing connections with people — specifically […]
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12 Of The Most Important Values To Live By

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https://liveboldandbloom.com - What values are important to a life well lived? What do you want to be known for? What qualities do you admire in others and work to cultivate in yourself? And how do those qualities reflect your core beliefs? Your life values are those that, once you identify them, help you with decision-making and provide […]
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9 Of The Best Strategies To Believe In Yourself

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https://liveboldandbloom.com - Do you know what it means to have faith in yourself? There’s more to believing in yourself than paying yourself compliments, thinking positive thoughts or faking it 'til you make. Self-belief means you can recognize the truth of who you are and what you’re capable of. Ironically, true humility (that virtue that makes people wiser […]
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