Sharla's Insights

Welcome to my blog — a hub for thoughts, advice, and resources on mental health, self-discovery, and emotional well-being. Explore articles and insights designed to empower and guide you toward a life worth living.

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How to Think More Effectively

By Sharla Mize | November 7, 2023

“We may not be responsible for the world that created our minds, but we can take responsibility for the mind with which we create our world.“ Gabór Maté Ineffective thinking…

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Am I a Rage-a-holic?

By Sharla Mize | October 30, 2023

Out-of-control anger, also called rage, is a type of anger that is so intense that it can lead to destructive behaviors such as yelling, screaming, and violence. As the name…

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Is Anger a Bad Thing?

By Sharla Mize | October 20, 2023

In the recent US Open, Coco Gauff confronted the umpire over her failure to prevent delay tactics used by her opponent Laura Siegemund. Gauff was clear, concise, and angry. Some…

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Relationship Rescue

By Sharla Mize | August 8, 2023

“Your relationship with yourself sets the tone for every other relationship you have.” Robert Holden, PhD. If you find you can’t keep a relationship in a healthy place – peaceful,…

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Goal Setting: Strategies That Actually Work

By Sharla Mize | August 1, 2023

“Start by doing what’s necessary, then what’s possible, and suddenly you will be doing the impossible.” St. Francis of Assisi When it comes to goals, you might be in one…

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How to Maximize Your Self-Care for Your Mental Health

By Sharla Mize | July 26, 2023

“I have come to believe that caring for myself is not self-indulgent. Caring for myself is an act of survival.” Audre Lorde Let’s start by bunking some myths about self…

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What Does Being “Triggered” Mean?

By Sharla Mize | July 20, 2023

“There is nothing negative about being triggered. It’s a calling to heal our wounds. It’s a calling to self-reflect + to get curious about the reaction we are having.” Dr.…

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