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The following is a selection of Brianna's most popular articles. Each link will redirect you to the site where it was originally published. Thanks for reading!



  1. 8 Subconscious Behaviors That Are Keeping You From Having the Life You Want

  2. You Don’t Need a Breakthrough, You Need a Microshift

  3. How To Retrain Your Brain To Succeed During Uncertain Times

  4. What Six-Figure Earning Freelancers Do Differently


  1. 7 Psychological Biases You Need To Understand To Become A Stronger Person

  2. Your Brain Is Secretly Wired To Resist What You Want Most

  3. You Cannot Heal Your Way Out of Being Human

  4. 7 Thought Patterns Holding You Back From the Life You Want

  5. A Revelation Didn’t Change Your Life, Your Environment Did

  6. 7 Things You Need To Do In Order To Heal Emotionally

  7. 20 Questions That Will Make You A Better Person

  8. The Psychological Trick That Will Help You Release Old Experiences For Good

  9. You’re Unhappy Because You Haven’t Grown Up

  10. The Real Reason Why You Can’t Stop Thinking So Negatively About Yourself

  11. When You Attempt to Force an Outcome, the Universe Will Resist


  1. The 3 Realizations That Happen During A Spiritual Awakening

  2. How New Age Thinking Can Accidentally Ruin Your Life

  3. If We Saw Souls Instead Of Bodies

  4. The Parts Of You That Aren't "I" 

Emotional Intelligence

  1. 7 Psychological Defenses That Aren't Protecting You, But Making You Weaker

  2. Your Family’s Behavioral Patterns Are in Your DNA

  3. 16 Cognitive Distortions That Are Creating Irrational Anxiety In Your Life

  4. Your Demons Are Just Disassociated Parts Of Yourself You Have Not Yet Learned To Love

  5. Trauma Is Not Your Fault, But Healing Is Your Responsibility

  6. Why You Keep Experiencing the Same Emotions on Repeat

  7. Your Mind Is Antifragile—It Needs Adversity To Thrive

  8. Logic Lapses Are Giving You Chronic Anxiety

  9. Connection Is a Core Human Need, But We Are Terrible at It

  10. ‘Adjustment Shock’ Is Why Anxiety Spikes After A Big Life Achievement

  11. The Difference Between Being an Introvert and Isolating Yourself

  12. “Faulty Inferencing” Is The Reason Highly Intelligent People Are Often Very Anxious

  13. Why You Can’t Stop Creating Problems in Your Mind

How to


  1. How To Become The Most Powerful Version Of Yourself

  2. How To Get Over An Irrational Fear

  3. How To Retrain Your Brain To Succeed During Uncertain Times

  4. How To Know If You’re The Toxic Person Everyone’s Trying To Avoid

  5. How To Never Be Controlled By Your Feelings Again

  6. How To Free Yourself From Limiting Beliefs

  7. How To Get Over Someone: The Ultimate Guide To Releasing Attachments, Reinventing Yourself, And Opening Your Life To New Love


  1. Our Relationships Are Mirrors for Ourselves

  2. The Truth About Why Some People Can’t Set Boundaries

  3. The Honest Truth Is That Good Relationships Don’t End, And Romanticizing The Past Is Only Keeping You Stuck

  4. The Phrase That Will Make Your Relationship Stronger Than Ever

  5. Your Most Passionate Relationship Might Really Be A Trauma Bond

  6. The One Thing You Have To Do To Be Good At Relationships

  7. There’s A Difference Between Romantic And Attachment Love, And It Will Help You Figure Out So Many Relationships

  8. 9 Things Mentally Strong Couples Do Differently

  9. How To Know You’ve Met A ‘Woundmate,’ Because They Feel Like A Soulmate But Turn Out Completely Different

  10. There Are 3 Types Of Losses In Our Lives, And Each Teaches Us Something Different

  11. The Very Important Reason Why We Choose To Love People Who Cannot Love Us Back

  12. The Most Common Sign Of A Toxic Relationship Is That You’re Totally In Denial About It

  13. The Real Way To Know You’ve Found Your Soulmate That Nobody Talks About

  14. This Is What Nobody Tells You About The Three Big Loves Of Your Life

  15. ‘Extinction Bursts’ Are Why People Seem To Be Most In Love With You Right Before They Ghost



  1. The 8 Worst Writing Blocks — and How to Conquer Each of Them

  2. Paychecks, Pitches, And Deadlines: Here’s Everything You’ve Ever Wondered About What It’s Like To Be A Professional Writer

  3. I Have Published Thousands Of Articles Over The Past Few Years, Here Are 30 Things I Can Tell You About Being A Writer



  1. ‘Overcorrecting’ Is The Self-Sabotaging Behavior That Keeps Ambitious Women Stuck

  2. 13 Self-Sabotaging Behaviors That Are Keeping You Broke, Lonely, And Constantly Unhappy With Your Life

  3. This Is The Honest Truth About Why Some People Self-Sabotage Their Own Success

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