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Keeping It Together When Things Get Tough

Life isn’t always a bed of roses, and a lot of people find themselves going through troubled times a lot more than they would like. Whether you struggle to keep yourself happy or have external factors which are making your stressed, it can often be very difficult to keep it together when you have the […]

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You Cannot Selectively Numb

TW: Addictions I’ve been learning a lot from Brené Brown recently, and something she said really stuck with me that I want to share with you in case you haven’t heard it: “You cannot selectively numb.” When we get bad news, are avoiding something, trying to purposefully dissociate ourselves, etc. we numb. This can come […]

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Pinwheel Random Act Of Kindness

After my cat, Bug, died, my grief took many different forms, but one of them was action. I recognized that the last lesson Bug left me with is we never know how much time we have left on this planet to accomplish our goals or spend with the people we love, so we need to […]

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Want To Achieve Happiness in Life? Harness The Power Of Positive Affirmation

You are loved. You are beautiful. You are intelligent. How often have you said these words to yourself and if the answer is “never,” is it worth starting? In case you thought self-affirmations have little inherent benefits, researchers at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology discovered findings that may put your doubts to rest. The researchers […]

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Snail Mail Game Show | Round 19

I want to start this post with apologizing for why it took so long between Rounds 18 and 19. You see, when I first made the prompt this summer, it was about cats. This was before Bug died. And I knew I had this pile of beautiful art that was cat related, and I was […]

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