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A conversation about women empowerment

In this spontaneous conversation with Caroline from The Happy Sensitive we talk about Women Empowerment. Passing through confidence, sensitivity, awareness, authenticity, dealing with emotions and standing up for yourself, we talk about the need for women to finally accept and embrace who they are as the first step for empowerment.

This conversation is adorable and full of insights. You’ll see two coaches who work with women, for women, every day and the passion of being there for you. Enjoy!


How to say no gracefully

Learning to say no it’s important to make sure that your boundaries are respected and that you don’t waste time and energy in activities – or with people – that don’t matter to you. With this exercise, you’ll learn how to do it in 4 steps.

In the last post I wrote about setting healthy boundaries, and in order to set boundaries, you need to learn how to say no and to feel good about it. Because if you feel guilty, it’s a lot more difficult to say no.

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How to set healthy boundaries

It’s important to set healthy boundaries and state when something isn’t ok for you. Even more, if you a giver. Because the takers usually don’t set boundaries for you. With this exercise, you’ll learn how to set boundaries and make sure they are respected.

Setting healthy boundaries is one of the most important – and hard to do – things you can do for yourself. It’s important because when our needs are overlooked by ourselves or others, we feel a strong sense of discomfort and even rage. And as women, we even learnt how to repress rage and avoid being considered high-maintenance. When this happens, it’s important to acknowledge our feelings and act on them.

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How to have a love story ruled by love and freedom

You are the love you are looking for. 

I considered this idea of a healthy, long-lasting and satisfyng love relationship for many years. In this quest, I spent such a long time to study love, relationships, bonding and attachment. I went back to study the origin of love, the moments in our life when we learn to love from our first models. And I observed how we repeat what we don’t repair, how we end up in relationships that are a mold of our previous ones, unless we do something to break this mechanism.

Love is often described as a given. Something you’re supposed to have, as if you could take a person, make him or her yours and get your needs partially satisfied by your partner for a long time.

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