Category: Lifestyle

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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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: Life Is Too Short To Not Have Fun

Do you know how many years you have left? Weeks, days, minutes? Neither do I. This is not a tragedy, nor is death itself. Nay, this is an opportunity. If life were permanent, we’d never appreciate it fully. If life were permanent, we’d never appreciate it fully. #LifeIsShort Click To Tweet We are given a …

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Stay Close to Those Who Love You

Everyone’s got “stuff.” Some people’s stuff is heavier than others. Some people’s is stinkier. But no matter the weight, shape or longevity, everyone’s got something to deal with. That’s why it’s so important – so very, very important – to stay close to those who love us. Because every so often, there comes a time …

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5 Life Lessons I Learned Last Month

Sometimes when we feel lost we go into self-loathing mode and it’s hard to snap out of it. But feeling low does nothing productive for our state of disarrangement. So, we must actively manage our thoughts to prevent getting stuck in the abyss of dissatisfaction. In my personal life, so much has happened in the past four …

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Monday Motivation for March 30, 2015

Don’t care what people think of you, but put your best face forward. Express who you truly are, but follow the rules. Such conflicting statements. Or are they? It seems the battle of self-worth and confidence begins every single morning we wake up and dress ourselves for the day. It’s so subtle, yet so powerful and significant. Many …

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3 Stress Management Tips That Will Save Your Life

The most annoying thing about stress is that it is so immediate, so urgent, and so dramatic. Stress blows life out of proportion and takes over our otherwise rational thinking. Oh stress, how we loathe thee. There’s plenty of good advice on how to deal with stress. And it all seems so simple, so obvious. …

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You Can’t Give To Take: When Generosity Goes Too Far

I was visiting my friend Kelly in New York City a few years ago and learned a surprising lesson that stuck with me since. No it wasn’t, “Don’t sit next to the naked dudes in the Turkish baths.” It was this simple phrase: “You can’t give to take.” I was drunk off the big city (though we …

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Be Effortlessly Happy

Happiness is not a goal; it is a byproduct. – Eleanor Roosevelt Some people seem to be effortlessly happy all the time, no matter what the situation. These people are not superhuman, nor do they know something we do not know. They simply enjoy life and discover that when they laugh, do things they enjoy, refuse to …

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