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

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

Lessons from Irma: Stripping Away the Unnecessary

Lessons from Irma: Stripping Away the Unnecessary

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Unless you’ve been living on a different planet you must’ve, via some medium or another, heard about the recent hurricane that devastated the Caribbean region and parts of Florida. Fortunately, I can now say that I am a survivor of Hurricane Irma (and if I really want to show off… Read more