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A Gentle Reminder that You Are Not What Happens to You

You Are Not What Happens to You. #happiness #growth #selfgrowth

It’s 2016. I am the happiest I’ve ever been. For the first time in my life, I know what it’s like to have things finally “fall into place” and I’m thriving, loving life like I’ve never loved it before. Then, at the end of the year, I experience loss for the first time. It breaks me. While still trying to pick up the pieces, six months into 2017, I get into an accident, which doesn’t seem like a big deal.…

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Girl talk Lifestyle self-growth

On Leaving the past behind + learning to move on

Leaving the past behind + learning to move on.

Holding on to the past can be a burden. It can not only feel heavy and suck the fun out of life, but it can also stop you from becoming the person you want to be. It can also affect your relationships- even if what you’re refusing to move on from, has nothing to do with the other person. I’ve been on both ends of such relationship. You’re either the person who is “stuck” and constantly talks about and complains…

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Self-Growth + Judging Yourself: How to Judge Yourself Less

Judging Yourself: How to Judge Yourself Less

Being fair to yourself is not always easy. Overthinking is a trap all of us, mostly the sensitive types, wish we could escape. Self-judgment involves fear- it poisons the present, this very moment. Judgment, you sabotaging your own happiness or the relationship you have with yourself and other people, most often happens subconsciously. So how can you judge yourself less? Judging yourself, when it comes down to it, is about pointing out and over-stressing over things you don’t like about…

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Lifestyle self-growth

When Making a Change in Your Life is Difficult

Making changes in life

If I were to ask you right now, if there are any changes you’d like to make in your life, chances are you’d respond with “yes.” Personal growth is one of the most beautiful things in life. Looking back and seeing your growth, your own progress can be one of the most rewarding feelings. Change, however, can also be a source of a lot of frustration and self-doubt. What do you do when making a change in your life is…

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How to Be More Present and Mindful

How to Be More Present and Mindful

I get in my car after work and go home. I listen to the radio or turn on my iPod and drive. As I pull into my driveway, I think to myself “wow, how did I get here so quick?” My 30-minute commute seemed like a 5-minute ride. It’s kind of scary if you think about it. My mind was so distracted, that I didn’t even realize I was already home. I was probably thinking about what to make for…

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