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Doing What’s Right

Sometimes you have to do things because it’s the right thing to do, not because it’s what you really want. Deep down you know that making the right choice will make you happy in the long run. You know that the selfish path does not suit you. It can be tough to do the right thing… Continue reading Doing What’s Right

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Independent

I have always been pretty independent. While I am not an only child, I could entertain myself for hours growing up. I am also strong-willed. I am someone who will not take no for an answer if it is something I really want and will work to achieve the things in life that I desperately… Continue reading Independent

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Limited Thinking

Do you ever find yourself limiting your abilities or second-guessing yourself? What happens when you do this? Do you then spiral into a self-loathing pity party? My guess is that you do. When we have limited thinking we get limited results. I have said it before, and I will say it again, you are what… Continue reading Limited Thinking

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Value

“To feel valued, to know, even if only once in a while, that you can do a job well is an absolutely marvelous feeling.”- Barbara Walters I have never really thought about how we define value within ourselves. This quote makes so much sense. Especially in this day and age when so much of our… Continue reading Value

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Building Character

Have you ever heard a parent tell another parent that they are letting their child fail or cry it out because it helps “build character”? I know I have and I never really thought much about the saying until today. My quote of the day was from Helen Keller and read, “Character cannot be developed… Continue reading Building Character

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Questions

Do you struggle to ask for help or clarification? Sometimes we struggle with this more than other times. Why is that? Is it a fear of judgment or just not knowing how to ask the question you have? Regardless of the questions, you have throughout your day, I think it is important to always ask for… Continue reading Questions

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Take a deep breath

Yesterday was a little hectic, not bad, just busy. Growing up, my mom would always tell me to take a deep breath when I would start to spiral out of control and get overwhelmed. I caught myself doing this today. In the moments when we are at our limit with life, and stress breathing is… Continue reading Take a deep breath

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Comfort and Happiness

“Somewhere along the line we seem to have confused comfort with happiness” - Dean Karnazes I am a huge believer in being comfortable. Growing up, I struggled with being uncomfortable in my own clothes and skin most of the time. I now know that I was likely working through some undiagnosed ADHD resulting in sensory… Continue reading Comfort and Happiness