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‘I Am Abusive to My Partner. How Can I Stop Being Abusive to Her?’

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Dear Celes, I really love reading your blog. You are my role model! I am actively working on revamping and changing my life with the help of your blog. Celes, I have a huge problem. I am abusive. I have...

‘I’m Scared of Losing My Parents. What Should I Do?’ [PEP004]

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Have you ever wondered what if you were to lose your parents one day? Do you feel scared at this thought? Reader Sumedha wants to know how to tackle the fear of losing her parents. In this deeply personal episode,...

‘Why I Love My Father’: A Father’s Day Tribute. Happy Father’s Day To All Father Figures! :)

“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person: He believed in me.” ~ Jim Valvano

Note: This is a tribute post from PE to all fathers around the world, and I’m republishing it to wish all fathers a Happy Father’s Day. To all fathers, may you have the most wonderful time with your family! 😀...

‘How Do I Encourage My Friends (and Family) to Grow?’

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Hi Celes! First of all, I’d like to thank you for the great posts on PE; I’ve experienced tremendous growth in the past few months. My question is, how can I encourage my friends to become more conscious human beings,...

Stop Shaming, Start Praising: What I Learned From Growing Up in a Shaming Culture

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I was recently in this business meeting where this director openly shamed his subordinate in front of a group of people: in quite a nasty way too. He basically tore his subordinate apart and ripped him into shreds, criticizing him...

‘My Father Just Passed Away and It Seems Pointless that He Isn’t Around Anymore. What Should I Do?’

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Hi Celes! First, I wanted to congratulate you on your engagement! I am not sure if you remember me, but I used to participate all the time in your 30DLBL and 30BBM runs. I want to thank you for all you...

Gratitude Challenge Day 9: Share Something You are Grateful For with Someone

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This is Day 9 of the 14-Day Gratitude Challenge where hundreds of participants around the world gathered to practice gratitude for 14 days. This challenge was conducted in Aug 2013 and is now over–however, you can still do the tasks in your own time! Visit...