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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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Embracing the Struggle in Life

And What I’ve Learned from the Pain “We all make mistakes, have struggles, and even regret things in our past. But you are not your mistakes,…

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What Is Your Life Worth?

The Selling Of Our Hours For Comfort “There are thousands and thousands of people living lives of quiet, screaming desperation, working long hard hours at jobs…

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What Decisions Have You Made About Yourself?

Are They Really True? “A self is not something static, tied up in a pretty parcel and handed to the child, finished and complete. A self…

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You Don’t Need Permission to Live Your Life

“What am I living for and what am I dying for are the same question.” ―Margaret Atwood As children, we had to ask for permission…

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Are You Dreaming Your Life Away?

“Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.”  ― Ralph Waldo Emerson Most of us have…

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The Most Important Part of Personal Growth

And How Easy It Is to Overlook “If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living.”  —Gail Sheehy I’ve worked…

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What Is the Alternative to Your Current Life?

“You have the life you’re willing to put up with.” — Gary John Bishop Right now, I’m happy — but I know that could change at a moment’s notice.…

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I Used to Look Forward to Death

But Now I Look Forward to Life “Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we…

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Why Am I Me?

And Why Are You, You? “You’ll never know who you are unless you shed who you pretend to be.”  ― Vironika Tugaleva I think a lot. Probably…

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Avoiding the Mid-Life Crisis

Tips for Those Who Aren’t There Yet “We don’t understand life any better at forty than at twenty, but we know it and admit it.”…

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Dealing With Judgment from Others

How to Live Life Without Apologies “Can you look without the voice in your head commenting, drawing conclusions, comparing, or trying to figure something out?” …

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Trying to Cure the Introvert

Why a Fix Isn’t Needed “Our culture made a virtue of living only as extroverts. We discouraged the inner journey, the quest for a center.…

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Who Do You Want to Be?

A Question for Myself (And You Too) “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest…

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Why You Should Trust Your Instincts

The Chase Which Leads Nowhere “I have been and still am a seeker, but I have ceased to question stars and books; I have begun…

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Press Reset on Your Miserable Life

Stop Being Tired of Life and Find Joy “Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home… it’s your responsibility to love…

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Why You Need to Be Selfish

Despite the Meaning of the Word “An empty lantern provides no light. Self-care is the fuel that allows your light to shine brightly.” – Unknown When…

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What Getting Older Means

Lessons Learned Along The Way “None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.”  – Henry David Thoreau Approaching another year gone, a lot of…

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