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How to Pack for a Weekend Trip

How to Pack for a Weekend Trip

Well, here’s another post I never thought I’d write: how to pack for a weekend trip. I’ve been a notorious over-packer ever since I can remember. It doesn’t matter if I was going away for three weeks or three days. Actually, for some strange reason, packing for a weekend trip has always been more difficult than getting ready for longer getaways. It might be because most of the time when I travel, it’s for periods longer than two weeks. I…

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Candles to Love This Winter

It’s no secret that I have a thing for candles. I’ve always loved candles that have a nice, strong throw. I just love burning a candle right after I clean the house, while I’m cooking, when I’m writing, when I’m editing, reading a book… Probably the only time I don’t burn candles this time of year is when I’m sleeping. Don’t worry though, I have a bit of an OCD when it comes to those things, and always check every…

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How to Build Up Your Self-Esteem + Confidence

Building up your self-esteem and confidence #happiness #mindfulness #confidence

Fear of failure is one of those things that can leave you feeling paralyzed. It can be the one thing that stops you from going after what you want in life. There are times when you’re so afraid of failure that you decide not to try at all. Having stronger self-esteem and more confidence can help you overcome that fear. Take control of your self-esteem and confidence, and you can take control of that fear; you can take control of…

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Lifestyle Wellness

5 Simple Self-Care Ideas

5 Simple Self-Care Ideas

5 Simple Self-Care Ideas What are some small things that used to put a smile on your face, things that used to make you feel happy and excited when you were a child? I remember jumping on the bed, reading books while sitting next to the open window, listening to the rain. I also remember spending a lot of time in the kitchen with my grandmother, baking, or running barefoot on the grass in the yard. Things were so simple…

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The Art of Being Yourself- How to Live Authentically

art of being yourself: live life authentically

The Art of Being Yourself- How to Live Authentically “The more yourself you are, the less competition you have.” I can’t remember where exactly I heard someone say this. Perhaps I read it somewhere. All I remember is writing it down in my phone, the minute I heard it. I think that most of us can identify with the feeling of being conditioned. I know that my childhood experiences shaped certain behaviors I had to learn to let go of.…

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