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4 Ways to end negative self-talk

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“Idiot! What is wrong with you?!” That was the first thing that I heard myself say when I missed a turn. I was going home after running some errands. Since I was in an unfamiliar area, I turned my GPS on. GPS that hasn’t been updated since I bought my car. The rain was pouring down hard, it was right around school-traffic time and I could barely see where I was going (not that it mattered since I didn’t actually know where I…

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Your inspo for the week: 10 quotes to get you through a bad day

Ever have one of those days when nothing in particular goes “wrong” but you feel a bit… off? I had one of those days today. I was at work, trying desperately to catch up on a few deadlines and everything kept going wrong. I found it so difficult to focus and ended up redoing half of my work about three times. At one point I had to step away from my desk, take a few deep breaths and try again.…

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Morning affirmations to start your day

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“Each morning, we are born again.“ How do you start your day? Over the last couple of years, positive affirmations have become a big part of my daily routine. Your morning routine can have a huge impact on how your day unfolds- especially if your mind often starts engaging in negative self-talk the minute you open your eyes. Creating a routine where you start your day by doing, thinking or saying something positive, is a good way to shift your focus. Affirmations are short, simple yet powerful statements that…

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How to bring more mindfulness into your life

How to bring more mindfulness into your life

“Surrender to what is. Let go of what was. Have faith in what will be.” ~ Sonia Ricotti I’ve been on a mindfulness “journey”, for lack of a better word, for a few years now. I used to be the person who’d stress and worry about everything. I found it difficult to be still, to be present. If I wasn’t thinking about the past, I was feeling anxious about the future. Then, one day, I asked myself: “where have all…

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