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How to Create Joy from the Tough Times

What if you could have more joy regardless of your current situation? Because as we all know, we all would like to have more joy. But what happens when the tough times feel like they’re never ending? When you feel hopeless and those dark times seem to take over? How...

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3 Ways to Deal with Criticism

We’ve all dealt with criticism in our lives whether it was constructive and for our benefit to grow or sometimes it was just plain rude and unhelpful. Sometimes we have to deal with generally critical people, whether that’s a family member, friend or our spouse. But...

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How to Overcome your Nice Girl Syndrome

This post is for all those who suffer from nice girl syndrome. You know, the belief that we must be overly nice and accommodating to be loved and accepted. It’s the fear of confrontation or voicing our opinions in an attempt to not stir the pot or cause confrontation....

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How To Be Assertive Without Being a Jerk

Has anyone ever told you that you are a pushover, too nice, too agreeable or that you don’t have any original thoughts or ideas? Or do you know that you tend to have these tendencies? Do more times than not you ignore that gut feeling, knot in your stomach feeling and...

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40 effortless ways to practice self-care

Self-Care. We hear it often but many times it becomes one of the last things on our priority list, sometimes to the point that we neglect self-care as a whole. We have so many things to accomplish at times that our needs sometimes get the wayside. We know its...

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How to Start Saying No: And Stop Overcommitting

NO! Yes, that one word that many of us have a hard time at expressing. It feels so harsh to us sometimes and we say yes many times when our gut is telling us to that we really don’t want to do XYZ. Sounds so easy in retrospect but for many of us, easier said than...

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Self-care Vs. Selfishness: The Difference

Soooo you have this recurring internal dilemma, are you being selfish or are you completing self-care?   You hear all this talk about taking care of yourself and taking time for self-care but how can you be sure that you aren’t borderline selfish? You think...

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Simple Tips to Getting Unstuck: Quarter Life Crisis

Why do we take life so seriously? Why do we believe that we must have everything figured out? I know I’m not the only one. This is what was the start of my quarter-life crisis, the realization that I was in my mid-twenties and hadn’t had it all figured out. Don’t get...

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How to Tackle Your Phone Addiction

So, I’ve been trying this new app called Moment, it tracks my screen time so that I can better manage my phone time and become aware of how much time I am actually spending on my phone. Well, well, well I knew that I spent a lot of time on my phone (hence why I got...

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How to Start Creating Better Boundaries

So today I want to talk about boundaries (how ironic that I write this while I’m at work , on lunch of course). This has been a struggle for me my whole life and until now I had no idea what boundaries were and I still struggle with the fact that when I set boundaries...

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3 Tips to End the Comparison Trap

So I sit there. Jeans and my favorite cozy sweater to what I believed was an information session to learn how to volunteer with this organization and instead I am greeted with women in heels and tweed jackets with their perfect glowing skin and silky hair. Clearly,...

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