Colleen Murphy

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Colleen is a freelance writer and Medium contributor specializing in love, family and relationships. She left a career on Wall Street to pursue a creative and entrepreneurial lifestyle. Her passion is sharing her lifelong pursuit of personal development through writing. As co-founder of The Hear Now Foundation, she uses her fundraising talent to help engage audiences in an appreciation of our environment. Her “downtime” is spent with her two kids, two dogs and a cup of coffee in hand…always.

WRITTEN ARTICLES

What a “Toxic” Relationship Really Feels Like

People use terms like “toxic” and “narcissist” and “gaslighting” these days. Practically every article you read refers to relationship terms that aren’t well defined. You...

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4 Steps to Help You Manage Anxiety During The Pandemic

In beforetimes, the screentime bar graph on my iPhone, which shows how much time I spend on the device, was a neat collection of...

What a “Toxic” Relationship Really Feels Like

People use terms like “toxic” and “narcissist” and “gaslighting” these days. Practically every article you read refers to relationship terms that aren’t well defined. You...

The Brutally Honest Advice about Divorce That No One Tells You

You’re trapped in a soul-crushing marriage that you can’t wait to leave. You’re tired of burying pieces of yourself in the rubble of a...

3 Questions To Transition Out Of Anger Quickly

Anger isn’t as dangerous as we think. It’s not as useful, either. Here’s what you need to know. Living Passionately “We cannot selectively numb emotions —...

The Fallacy of “Compromise” in Relationships

People often tell me the advice they’ve gotten is to learn the art of compromise. They’ve heard it’s a necessity for successful long-term relationships. Compromise...