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Category: Self-Improvement

We Are Worthy, We Are Enough

The Boxes We Paint Ourselves Into “Here’s what is truly at the heart of Wholeheartedness: Worthy now. Not if. Not when. We are worthy of…

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It’s Okay to Feel Lost

I want you to know it’s okay to feel lost. I am experiencing this in my life, and there is nothing wrong with that feeling.…

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Confessions of a Former Misanthrope

And Why My Misanthropy Was Flawed “The one thing in me more powerful than a general misanthropy is an inescapable compassion for individuals.”      -Jasper Sole…

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The Best Gifts Are Within Us

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart”  ― Helen Keller The…

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Stop Making Excuses and Change Your Life

“Maturity is when you stop complaining and making excuses in your life; you realize everything that happens in life is a result of the previous…

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Why Self-Doubt Keeps You Stuck

And How to Begin to Overcome It I’ve struggled with self-doubt for decades. I doubted myself, my looks, my ability, everything. I was never enough.…

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Stop Complaining and Quit Your Job

But Make A Plan First We’ve all heard the phrase, “Find a job you enjoy doing, and you will never have to work a day in…

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Being Human – What Does It Mean?

“There is some kind of a sweet innocence in being human- in not having to be just happy or just sad- in the nature of…

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Practicing Self-Compassion

Being Kind to Yourself “Talk to yourself like you would to someone you love.” ― Brene Brown “You are so stupid!” “Everyone hates you.” “You…

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Quiet Your Mind

“The soul always knows what to do to heal itself. The challenge is to silence the mind.” -Caroline Myss I took my daughter to the…

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Life Is An Experiment

And You Are the Chief Scientist “All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson In science, experimentation is…

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Why Escapism Is Not All Bad

“To live on a day-to-day basis is insufficient for human beings; we need to transcend, transport, escape; we need meaning, understanding, and explanation; we need…

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Forcing Change Doesn’t Work

The Problem with Self-Help Trends “Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.” ― Aristotle I wrote an article on a while back about advice and why all…

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Are You In Control Of Life?

Or Is Life Controlling You? There are only a few who control themselves and their affairs by a guiding purpose; the rest do not proceed;…

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Why Being Pissed Off Is a YOU Problem

“If it comes, let it come. If it goes, it’s ok, let it go. Let things come and go. Stay calm, don’t let anything disturb…

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The Decline of Common Courtesy

“Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” ― Mark Twain This is going to be a bit of a…

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You Don’t Have to Explain Yourself

The Need to Justify Our Choices “Some things in life are too complicated to explain in any language.”  ― Haruki Murakami About a year ago, I…

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My Interests Don’t Need Your Approval

And Yours Don’t Need Mine “I can elect something I love and absorb myself in it.”  ― Anaïs Nin The world is full of people. A…

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