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Mirror Work 101

Mirror work is something I learned from Louise Hay, and simply put it’s the act of engaging in positive self-talk, out loud, while looking at yourself in the mirror. More specifically, the positive self-talk takes the form of positive affirmations, and your best results come from making eye contact. It can be very uncomfortable at […]

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Making Sense Of The World When You’re Socially Anxious

Humans are, by nature, social creatures. But some of us are more social than others. For the outgoing, a good Friday night may mean food, drink, and cheer with a large group of friends. For the more reserved, a solo evening relaxing or a quiet night of board games with a small number of friends […]

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10 Ways To Celebrate Panda Day

Did you know that every March 16th we get the chance to observe an awesome unusual holiday called National Panda Day? Now, it’s no secret that I’ve developed an interest in pandas, or at least Pandamonium… I have so much fun wearing that mask, it’s one of my favorite weird things to do. It always […]

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10 Ways To Get Over Imposter Syndrome

When I first quit my 9-5 job and officially transitioned to running Uncustomary full-time, I struggled with what to say when I met new people who asked me what I did for a living. After all, in American (and many other) culture, it’s one of the first questions we ask when we meet someone (which […]

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Success In Alcohol Addiction Recovery

Despite the dangers of addiction being common knowledge, alcohol abuse remains one of the most insidious dangers to society in modern times. Though it is reported that over 15 million citizens in the United States are battling alcoholism, the substance not only remains legal, in some circles it is an expected element to social interaction. […]

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