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 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

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

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

Painting Lessons

Painting Lessons

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I’m a sufferer of what I like to call squirrel brain. Because I’m always on the hunt for food, yes, but also because I can’t sit still and I’m always looking for something new to fixate on. I have more interests than Netflix has TV programming to offer. I’ve tasted… Read more

What Are You Grateful for Today?

What Are You Grateful for Today?

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November has rolled around again (or sneaked up on us, is more like it) bringing it with it the beauty of fall and thoughts of Thanksgiving. (It’s also brought, as it does every year, premature Christmas preparations. But I’m one of those people who starts singing Christmas songs in October,… Read more