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Cosmopolitan Column: Lust VS Love and How to Know the Difference

Cosmopolitan magazine column on how to know the difference between lust vs love written by Athena Laz

Lust VS Love and How to Know the Difference (This Q&A was originally featured in the #AskAthena  Self-Help Column in Cosmopolitan Magazine)   Q: Hi Athena, I have fallen for my sister’s boyfriend. We all spend a lot of time together and it just sort of happened. I find...

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Cosmopolitan Column: Are You Dating a Narcissist?

Self-help column on how recognize a narcissist by Athena Laz

Is your partner a Narcissist or just selfish? (This Q&A was originally featured in the #AskAthena  Self-Help Column in Cosmopolitan Magazine) Q: Hey Athena, I love your column.  I thought I should write in because I feel like my boyfriend is so selfish. I feel like my life revolves...

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Cosmopolitan Column : How To Handle a Love Triangle

  How To Handle a Love Triangle (This Q&A was originally featured in the #AskAthena  Self-Help Column in Cosmopolitan Magazine) Q: Hi Athena, I hope you are doing great. I have been struggling with this change in my relationship. My ex whom I used to love and care with...

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Cosmopolitan Column: How to Heal Inner Patriarchy

Self-help column on how to heal inner patriarchy by Athena Laz

  How to heal inner patriarchal beliefs (This Q&A was originally featured in the #AskAthena Self-Help Column in Cosmopolitan Magazine)   Q: I am 27, a gender equality activist and have never been in a committed serious relationship (on purpose). I wanted to spend my twenty’s single committed to...

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Cosmopolitan Mag Column: How to Reclaim Your Inner Power

Awaken Your Inner Power with Athena Laz

How to Reclaim Your Inner Power ( This Q&A was originally featured in the #AskAthena Self-Help Column in Cosmopolitan Magazine) Q: Hi Athena, I just want to thank-you for responding to me. My problem is that I feel like I’ve lost my inner power. I know that sounds strange...

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How to deal with change in life

How to deal with change in life and relationships by licensed pscyhologist and light worker Athena Laz

 Trusting the process of change I was thinking about all the times in my life when change led to less than ideal outcomes which were very painful at the time. This isn’t to say that I can’t see the beauty of it all now, how these detours were actually...

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Your need for approval can make you invisible in the world & how to change this.

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Your need for approval can make you invisible in the world & how to change this. I recently watched a video with Jim Carrey and in it he said, ”Your need for acceptance can make you invisible in this world.” It really got me thinking as to how much...

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Bestselling Author Nancy Levin on her new book Worthy

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How to develop your self-esteem and your (inner and outer) wealth Nancy Levin is a bestselling author,  Master Integrative Life Coach, Speaker and previous Hay House Event co-coordinator.  In her latest book, Worthy: Boost Your Self-Worth to Grow Your Net Worth  Nancy shows us how we can all change our relationship with...

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How to Build a Meaningful & Successful Business

How to build a meaningful and successful business with Athena Laz

How to build a meaningful and successful business (This Q&A was originally featured in the #AskAthena  Self-Help Column in Cosmopolitan Magazine) Q:  Hi Athena, I want to build a meaningful business that I’m passionate about but I don’t know where to start. Thanks, Lenore. A:  Hi Lenore, You are...

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How Anger can be a Good Thing

How anger can be a good thing - by Athena Laz

How Anger can be a Good Thing I’m sitting here writing this column after having a particularly frustrating morning. Needless to say that I know deep down in my core that flow is better than force but this morning my little mind was not having any of it. Without...

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Cosmopolitan Column on How to Master Your Inner Critic & Move Forward in Your Life

How to master your inner critic by self-help author & psychologist Athena Laz

How to Silence Your Inner Critic & Move Confidently Forward in Your Life  [This Q&A was originally featured in my weekly column in Cosmopolitan Magazine. If you have a question for me you can e-mail or tweet me. You can also receive my  free audio course, designed to help you move from stuck...

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Terri Cole: How To Create Loving Relationships in Your Life

Terri Cole on how to create real love in intimate love relationships

Terri Cole’s Real Love Revolution for all Relationships Research published by the Journal of Psychiatry has shown that individuals , live longer and experience fewer life threatening diseases if they are happily married. I chat to New York based psychotherapist & relationship expert Terri Cole, on how we can...

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Alexi Panos & Preston Smiles on How To Create An Epic Life

Alexi Panos & Preston Smiles an interview on Now Or Never: 5 Steps to create an Epic Life

Now or Never: How To Create An Epic Life in 5 Steps : An interview with Preston Smiles & Alexi Panos When was the last time you spoke to someone who made you stand up from your seat mid-coffee and exchange high-fives in agreement with the words pouring from...

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Cosmopolitan Column on Recognizing Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Cosmopolitan Column on how to recognize generalized anxiety disorder by Athena Laz

The difference between GAD and Everyday Anxiety Hey Athena, I’m always anxious about all sorts of things – like crime, politics, weather, work and relationships. In fact, I worry about almost everything and I feel like this is holding me back. Sometimes, I like to imagine what my life would...

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How to Heal with Christine Gutierrez and Athena Laz

Athena Laz interviews Christine Gutierrez on love addiction, trauma and healing

Ever feel like you may be addicted to love? A love addiction is when we you perpetuate a romantic relationship (or the intense desire to be in a relationship) despite it being harmful to you. Love addicts often place their emotional needs on the back-burner.  Either obsessively focusing on...

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How to Manage Overwhelm during the Festive Season

How to stay calm during the festive season by Athena Laz

Q: Hey Athena, This time of year is really my favorite! I love everything about it. The fun, the lights, the malls, the celebration… I LOVE it all but I find myself really striving to get things done perfectly. The perfect gift, the perfect celebratory meals, pleasing my in-laws....

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Reactive VS Responsive Communication

Reactive VS Responsive Communication by Athena Laz

 Reactive VS Responsive Communication (This Q&A was originally featured in my #AskAthena Column In Cosmopolitan Magazine) Q: Hi Athena, I’ve been working at a great company for the past 5 years & have really loved most of my work colleagues but in September I was assigned a new manager...

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Cosmopolitan Column on How to Unleash Your Inner Self-Confidence in 5 simple steps

How to unleash your inner confidence in 5 simple steps by Athena Laz

Q: Dear Athena, How can I transform myself from an introverted person to an extroverted person? I don’t want to be so shy anymore. – Emem My Answer : Hi Emem,  Being shy nowadays feels very tough because our society is currently built around validating and rewarding extroverts. The...

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How to Identify a Toxic Love Relationship

How to identify a toxic love relationship & stop self-sabotaging by Athena Laz

How to identify a toxic love relationship   Q: Hi Athena, I have been with a guy for almost 8 years and it hasn’t been an all joyful relationship. Over the past year he changed on me. He became harsh, disrespectful and rude which brought me to tears all...

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Cosmopolitan Column : I Think I’m Suffering from a Low-Grade Depression. What Can I Do to Make Myself Feel Better?

How to Beat Depression & Dysthymia with Athena Laz.

Question : Hi Athena, I think I’m suffering from a low-grade depression. I’m a student and not on medical aid, so I can’t afford therapy sessions. What can I do to make myself feel better? – Andiswa My Answer:  Hi Andiswa, I’m so glad that you decided to reach out, because there...

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