Why Letting Go of Expectations is the Real Key to Happiness

Ah, expectations. We all have them and sometimes we don’t even realize they are there. But how do they serve us? Do they help to increase our happiness and wellbeing? While it is important to have goals and strive for what we want out of life, our expectations for how things “should be” may be wreaking havoc on our ability to experience true joy. MBG Relationships Writer, Kelly Gonsalves delves into this issue further and explains why letting go of “shoulds” creates space to notice and enjoy our experiences more completely. Read More Here


By now most of us have heard of the "Superwoman" complex; women today are feeling pressured to do it all and have it all while looking flawless and maintaining a positive attitude. I don't know about you, but that seems like a pretty tall and unrealistic order, yet many of us are still striving for perfection- sometimes at enormous costs. While it may be counterintuitive, often times the answer is to slow down instead of speeding up. Therapy gives people a chance to take a step back, dig deeper and to reevaluate and reprioritize according to what is truly important. In this honest piece, Louise Chunn takes a look at the "Rushing Woman's Syndrome" and how therapy is already helping millions o

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