Emotional Skills

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Emotional Skills

Giving Up on People Pleasing

The people pleaser needs to learn an unusual and little-mentioned art: that of giving up on people.

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Emotional Skills

The Benefits of Forgetfulness

We are rescued from many of our sorrows not by active solutions or nifty work of the intellect but by our reliable tendencies to forget.

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How to Make It Through

Calm

How to Make It Through

Probably the most remarkable thing about this ostensibly very ordinary painting is that it was made in the last months…
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The Breast and the Mouth

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The Breast and the Mouth

The mouth and the breast are two central features of human anatomy, emblematic of two vital functions: eating and feeding,…
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