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Life lessons

Life lessons

Learning To Say No

There are a few reasons that sometimes we have a hard time saying “no.” Some more than others. One of these reasons is because we think it’s selfish. At least that has always been my reason. I was raised to believe that if you had the time, money, and other resources, it was selfish to […]

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The Move That Changed My Life

I’ve had many pivotal moments in my life, and one of them is represented by the picture below. Just a year before this picture was taken, I had faced a fork in the road. At the time, I no longer wanted to live where I was. I felt stuck, unmotivated, ugly, boring, and unwanted. A […]

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Designing Your Life One Step at a Time

A few years ago, I heard someone say, “You get good at what you practice, so practice joy.” It hit me really hard. In my head, I immediately thought, “You get good at what you practice, so practice good things.” I realized that all the things we are, the way we lived our lives were […]

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Can’t Journal?; Developing a Journaling Habit

Developing a journaling habit is not easy. Like other habits, the beginning stage can feel frustrating and impossible, leading to abandoning the effort altogether. I want to share a few tips with you that have helped me continue journaling for several decades. 1. Make It Easy You’ve probably heard this over and over again from […]

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