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Part 2: How to Deal with Toxic People

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Dr. Chloe Carmichael, PhD Jan 18, 2021 11:59:27 AM
Part 2: How to Deal with Toxic People

In Part 1 of this blog series on toxic people, I outlined how to see when you may have a toxic person in your life.  If you think you may have one, please know that you have the power to set boundaries for your own wellbeing!  To keep it simple, you can use the acronym TOXIC to remember a list of options you might consider.

Reddit AMA + Live WebEx Break-Up Seminar

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Dr. Chloe Carmichael, PhD Jan 18, 2021 11:50:09 AM
Reddit AMA + Live WebEx Break-Up Seminar

Reddit AMA + Live WebEx Break-Up Seminar

An event sponsored by Anxiety.org, Dr. Chloe answers your questions LIVE through WebEx, as well as through a Reddit.com /r/IAmA thread! In this “Ask Me Anything” session, the focus is mainly on breakups, based on Dr. Chloe’s popular “Break Up Survival Guide” contribution to Anxiety.org. Check out the video transcripts below, and be sure to read through the extensive Reddit thread!

Problems In Your Business Partnership? Here’s What To Do

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Dr. Chloe Carmichael, PhD Jan 18, 2021 11:49:11 AM
Problems In Your Business Partnership? Here’s What To Do

When business partnerships form, positive feelings like trust and respect are high, and there’s a general agreement regarding roles and direction. However, you may later find that trust wanes. Maybe your partner seems to be focusing more on their own interests rather than what’s best for the business, or you find yourself simmering with frustration over feeling disrespected in large or small ways. Maybe you’re feeling anxious as you discover that you and your partner seem to have different visions of the company’s direction, your roles, or compensation.

Seven Things You Need To Know To Overcome Networking Nerves

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Dr. Chloe Carmichael, PhD Jan 18, 2021 11:48:33 AM
Seven Things You Need To Know To Overcome Networking Nerves

As a clinical psychologist in New York City who works with some of the city’s most professionally motivated and strategic social climbers (most won’t admit it until they’re safely ensconced in a confidential session at my office), it’s no surprise that many clients want to brush up on their networking skills. My clients are intelligent, driven people who want to get the best return on investment on the time and effort spent at networking events.

Mindfulness: Your Secret Business Weapon

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Dr. Chloe Carmichael, PhD Jan 18, 2021 11:47:00 AM
Mindfulness: Your Secret Business Weapon

As a clinical psychologist and former yoga teacher who works with driven business people, I want to clarify a common myth that mindfulness is mainly about relaxation and “being present”. Relaxation and feeling fully present are certainly positive components of mindfulness practice, but mindfulness can also be used to increase your insight and awareness around one of your most valuable business assets: your thoughts. By learning to observe our thoughts without reacting to them, we can save ourselves considerable time, money, and energy by choosing to “follow through” only on the thoughts that are truly in service of what we actually want in any given situation. I know this sounds abstract, so here are some real-life examples of how growing your “mindfulness muscles” will help you in day-to-day life:

How to Choose an Online Therapist

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Dr. Chloe Carmichael, PhD Jan 18, 2021 11:32:33 AM
How to Choose an Online Therapist

Choosing an online therapist is not that difficult if you know what qualities and credentials to look for. In my first contribution to US News, I was given the opportunity to shed some light on online therapy and share a few tips when seeking an online therapist. Here is the link to the original article.