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Friendship Breakups

Written by Alexa Bailey, MSW, LMSW - - - When you think about a breakup, you probably imagine a romantic relationship coming to an end. But guess what? Sometimes we have to break up with friends, too. In fact, we will most likely have more breakups with friends than we ...

How to Deal with Shade

By Alexa Bailey, MSW, LMSW --- Have you have been thrown some serious shade and felt totally blindsided with what to do? We live in a world where people throw shade like its confetti, and it gets old real quick. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, throwing shade is the “subtle, ...

Overcoming Perfectionism

By Alexa Bailey, MSW, LMSW --- Perfectionism (noun): a belief that being perfect is possible and anything short of it is unacceptable; unrealistically high personal standards for self and overly critical self-evaluations; the need to be or appear to be perfect. See also: imposter syndrome, impossible expectations, and heartache. Welcome ...