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4 Ways to Protect Your Energy

How to Protect your Energy

“I feel like I’m an emotional sponge.” My friend just finished telling me about how her daily lunch break at work has turned into her being forced to listen to hour-long rants from one of her co-workers who is going through a bitter divorce. Yup. I can relate. To being an emotional sponge, that is. If I talk to someone close and listen to their problems, struggles, or issues, it’s almost a guarantee that I will have trouble falling asleep…

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20 Things to Start Doing for Yourself

Things to do for yourself

20 Things to Start Doing for Yourself How often do you revisit the goals and dreams you’ve put on hold for “another time?” You spend a lot of time giving. Giving yourself to others, to your work and everything else in between. Life gets busy and you often put yourself and your needs last. They don’t seem important, urgent or significant, do they? Take a moment to think about it and ask yourself, if any of these apply to you:…

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More self-love, please: How stop negative self-talk

Stop Negative Self-Talk

How to Stop Negative Self-Talk Would you tell one of your friends that they’re “stupid?” “Not good enough?” That it’s “too late” for them to go after their goals? That you “don’t like” their body, nose, skin, fill-in-the-blank? That you “hate” them? (and not in the “omg-I-hate-you-why-would-you-do-this” kind of way, when they do something silly) Well, if you’re a good friend (and I do hope that you are :) ) you wouldn’t say those things to another person, let alone…

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How to Get Back on Track- 7 Steps to Finding Motivation + Rebuilding Habits

How to get back on track

Once a very clean and healthy eater, you’ve forgotten what a vegetable tastes like. Your plans to switch jobs, which you were once very excited about, have taken a back seat while you try to tell yourself that “things aren’t that bad” and maybe leaving isn’t such a good idea after all. Or, maybe, it’s been so long since you’ve been to the gym that you totally missed the fact that your favorite (and most convenient) location has been closed…

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7 Small Changes that Will Make a Big Difference in Your Life

7 Small Life Changes That Will Make a Big Difference in Your Life.

7 Small Changes that Will Make a Big Difference in Your Life Making a big change in life can be pretty intimidating. It can also be a source of a lot of stress and even more frustration. With some of those big life changes, results aren’t always immediate. As time goes by, you might experience feelings of self-doubt and irritation. Especially if you find yourself not meeting those high expectations you’ve set for yourself. Thing is, your life really is…

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