Start A Gratitude Journal with These Easy Steps

Start A Gratitude Journal with These Easy Steps

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  In a previous post, I mentioned how starting a gratitude journal is a great way to practice mindfulness. There are many benefits of gratitude, and when we physically practice gratitude as we would in a gratitude journal, those benefits are amplified. It’s an exercise in which we specifically focus on… Read more

How to Stick to Your New Year’s Resolutions

How to Stick to Your New Year’s Resolutions

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  Every start of the new year many of us make attempts at new goals or resolutions. The new year gives us the fresh start we’ve been waiting for to pursue them. But seldom do many of us actually follow through. By the time April rolls around, we’ve given up. We may… Read more

How To Prepare for the New Year

How To Prepare for the New Year

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  For many, the beginning of a new year is a great time to start anew, to set new goals and to replenish our energy to continue pursuing ongoing ones. Just like we prepare to receive the new year with champagne and fireworks, we can also prepare to start the… Read more

How To Cope With Loneliness This Holiday Season

How To Cope With Loneliness This Holiday Season

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  All around the world, the holidays are a time of warmth, cheer, and togetherness. Yet, for many, it’s not uncommon to feel alone during this time. While many look forward to celebrating the holidays, there are many out there who actually dread the season. While there are many reasons… Read more

How To Deal With Stressful Relatives During the Holidays

How To Deal With Stressful Relatives During the Holidays

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  The holidays are right upon us with Christmas less than three weeks away. Many of us have made plans to meet with our relatives and celebrate but, unfortunately, many of us find these yearly holiday traditions more stressful than joyful. Although we may be tied by our genes, sometimes… Read more

Forgive In Your Own Time

Forgive In Your Own Time

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      When I was around fifteen years old my dad decided to have an affair. He broke up our already dysfunctional family, devastated my mom and scarred us all for life. Consequently, seeing the absolute sh*tstorm he’d stirred up for himself, he fell back to drinking after having… Read more

You Are Enough

You Are Enough

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  I am participating in the Writing contest: You Are Enough hosted by Positive Writer in which we are to try and inspire others into believing in themselves and in their writing abilities. I’ve honestly struggled with this notion for the greater part of my life. I’ve enjoyed my writing and… Read more

Rediscover Inspiration for Your Work

Rediscover Inspiration for Your Work

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  I love to write. I’ve wanted nothing else but to be a writer since I was eight years old. I was probably the only kid in my class who knew from early on what I wanted to be when I grew up. I always imagined that when I got… Read more

Why Do We Insist On Measuring Our Worth In Numbers?

Why Do We Insist On Measuring Our Worth In Numbers?

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  Whether you keep up with the Kardashians or not, you might’ve heard that recently Forbes named Kylie Jenner a “self-made” billionaire at the tender age of nineteen. There’s been a lot of debate about whether Forbes has used the word “self-made” correctly or not. Then, to add fuel to… Read more

An Exercise Tip For Lazy People Like Me

An Exercise Tip For Lazy People Like Me

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  So I’m gonna be perfectly honest–I HATE to exercise. One of my happiest memories was on the last day of high school, realizing I was never going to have to enter another gym again and be forced to do laps, or shuttle runs, or play stupid sports that I’m… Read more