How To Not Eat All The Cookies In Your Cupboard

How To Not Eat All The Cookies In Your Cupboard

They’re in there. They’re looking for you. Calling for you. They know you by name. They know all your secrets. Know your greatest desires and fears. Those damn cookies will haunt your dreams until you eat them. All of them. Savagely. Until they are but crumbs. And then you’ll eat the crumbs. Destroy all evidence. …

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Why You Need To Meditate Right Now

Why You Need To Meditate Right Now

You have 18,000 things running through your head, you’re stressed about work and family and friends and weddings and babies and budgets and car maintenance and bills and – shoot! You have to go to that really important thing that’s been on your mind for the past four days even though it’s happening tonight and you’re …

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3 Things You Should Never Feel Selfish About

3 Things You Should Never Feel Selfish About

We are all so conditioned to feel guilty for prioritizing ourselves above other people. But the thing is, we are just as important as anyone else in our lives. We are a HUGE part of our own lives after all. And, as I always say, if we don’t take care of ourselves, what good are we …

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Monday Motivation 2015-12-14

Monday Motivation: You Are Who You Say You Are

It’s so easy to define ourselves by individual moments. You know, when we mess up or win an award, we think to ourselves, “This is it! This is who I am!” But we aren’t just the one thing that we’ve done. We aren’t even the pattern of behavior we’ve exhibited throughout the years. We are …

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Monday Motivation 2015-11-16

Monday Motivation: Feelings Are Fleeting

A feeling is but a fleeting thought jetpacking through our inner universe. Too hippie for a Monday? Okay, fine… A feeling is but a fleeting thought that we think with every morsel of our being. Better? Anyways… The point is this: feelings, no matter how strong they seem, come and go. They don’t stay…unless we …

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Overcoming Fear Is Easier Than We Think

Overcoming Fear Is Easier Than We Think

Fear is normal. We all have fears. But we don’t always work on conquering our fears. Why? Because we think it’s hard. And our nasty little gremlins much prefer if we stay cooped up in a big fluffy ball of self-loathing than evolve. But here’s the truth – here’s what our gremlins don’t want us to know: …

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Monday Motivation 2015-10-26

Monday Motivation: Conquer Your Monsters

We all have monsters in our lives that we fear. But our fear is irrational. And it can go away if we want it to. There are two ways we can conquer our monsters: Acknowledge the monster and recognize it as something we made up in our heads. (Because, you know, stuff we make up in our heads …

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Other People Dont Define You

Other People Don’t Define You

Self-perception is an odd thing. We can try and try and try to not let other people’s words and actions determine our self-worth, but it’s really hard. And sometimes we trip over the stones others drop in front of us, regardless if they meant to drop them or not. Other people’s words and actions don’t define …

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Monday Motivation 2015-10-19

Monday Motivation: You Deserve Your Own Love

When we’re taught to serve others, share, and practice other acts of selflessness on a daily basis, it’s so easy to forget about our own needs. As paradoxical as it may seem, we mustn’t forget to serve ourselves, share with ourselves, and practice acts of selflessness toward ourselves. Now, this doesn’t mean that we are to …

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