Wednesday, 20 February 2019

All posts by MKahmagh

3 Signs that Self-Doubt is Getting in Your Way
20 Feb
12:20

3 Signs that Self-Doubt is Getting in Your Way

At home, I’m the ideas woman. I’m full of suggestions to improve my house, streamline my schedule, and make sure I’m making the most of every ounce of free time I have. I watch Shark Tank and throw my hands in the air — you call those innovations? I’m full […]

My Mental Health Ritual: Self-Compassion and Setting Boundaries
18 Feb
9:20

My Mental Health Ritual: Self-Compassion and Setting Boundaries

“Daring to set boundaries is about the courage to love ourselves, even when we risk disappointing others.” – Brene Brown All humans share a desire to be seen, loved, and accepted. Sometimes this longing is so strong that we sacrifice our own sense of self in hopes of receiving validation […]

6 Ways to Navigate Social Media While Going Through a Breakup
15 Feb
6:47

6 Ways to Navigate Social Media While Going Through a Breakup

Social media is fun and all, but it can make breakups a lot more complicated than they already are. Seeing pictures of your ex can feel like rubbing salt on an open wound,. Breakups come with a big set of challenges, and social media can make the whole situation even […]

Don’t Text Your Ex
15 Feb
5:17

Don’t Text Your Ex

In 2019, we’re more connected than ever. We’re constantly glued to our phones, addicted to texting and social media. We have a direct line of contact to pretty much anyone we want, anytime we want. This means that, for better or for worse, we have a direct line to contact […]

Why You Are Your Most Important Relationship
14 Feb
10:34

Why You Are Your Most Important Relationship

If someone told me that the most important relationship I’ll ever have is my relationship with myself, I would call the cliché police and report them for first degree distribution of a controlled cliché. Yet I’m writing this article to tell you that this bit of wisdom is a cliché […]

What’s the Deal with Emotional Affairs (According to a Therapist)
13 Feb
6:07

What’s the Deal with Emotional Affairs (According to a Therapist)

Emotional affairs are non-sexual, but intense emotional actions with someone outside of a committed relationship. They’re arguably more easily facilitated with the help of modern technology like dating apps or social networks. Unlike prior decades, those who have affairs don’t only relegate themselves to people in their direct proximity (such […]

Breaking C-Suite Stigma: Our Interview with Jason Saltzman, CEO of Alley
12 Feb
11:17

Breaking C-Suite Stigma: Our Interview with Jason Saltzman, CEO of Alley

With more leaders and athletes going public with their mental health stories, it’s an important reminder that a majority of people face mental health issues at least once in their lives. Some daily. We forget that celebrities, athletes, and those in the C-suite are exactly that: people. At a recent […]

Is Your Neediness Justified?
12 Feb
3:00

Is Your Neediness Justified?

I remember being cuddled up with my ex-boyfriend one morning, trying to muster up the courage to bring something up that was bothering me: the fact we barely texted throughout the day. Eventually, I found the nerve to ask him, “Do you still really like me?” He looked at me, […]

My Child is Trans, How Can I Best Support Them?
08 Feb
5:37

My Child is Trans, How Can I Best Support Them?

Raising a child is not an easy process. It requires a lot of dedication and sacrifice. Parenthood is filled with great expectations for one’s child, and often requires a lot of hard work and support. This is wonderfully captured in a quote by journalist Maria Shriver: “Having kids — the […]

How to Support (Not Sexualize) Your LGBTQ+ Friends
07 Feb
9:27

How to Support (Not Sexualize) Your LGBTQ+ Friends

If I had a dollar for every time a straight man has asked me how women have sex with each other — no really, how?? — I would be a wealthy woman. Alas, as I write this article I am not a wealthy woman, but I am a woman who […]