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The Art of Learning to See Yourself Differently

There are so many statistics out there about body image and how women feel about themselves. And sadly, there are some pretty horrific statistics. The most heartbreaking statistic I have found is from the Dove Self-Esteem Project. According to their research, only 4% of women nationwide consider themselves beautiful. In the United States, 65% of […]

The Importance of Finding Your Inner Calm

Inner peace. Just saying those words can make you feel calm. But how do we find it in our busy lives? It’s not about escaping the world. It’s about creating calm within ourselves. Here are some ways to find inner peace, even when life is noisy. Be Mindful by Living in the Moment Mindfulness means […]

Finding Magic in the Middle of Every Journey

I’ve recently done a lot of traveling, and it’s made me really think about the importance of celebrating the journey. Last week, I was in Sedona, Arizona. We had a delayed flight home, which got us home much later than we expected. And because of that delayed flight, I was at home for just four […]

How to Develop a Positive Body Image

One of the things I’ve struggled with most of my life is body image. It took me years before I felt comfortable in my own skin. Because of this, body image is a topic that’s close to my heart. Let’s face it: we’re bombarded with so many mixed messages about how we should look. But […]

Patience Is the Ultimate Act of Kindness

Patience is a virtue, they say. But it’s often a challenge, especially when we’re learning to be patient with those around us. Patience Is Rarely Easy This week, I’m on vacation in Arizona. And while I was on the plane, I found myself in one of those situations where it really hit home just how […]

Overcoming Procrastination: Tips and Tricks

Procrastination is a common struggle for many of us. Whether it’s delaying a work project, putting off household chores, or postponing personal goals, procrastination can frustrate our productivity and cause unnecessary stress. The good news is that with the right strategies, you can overcome procrastination and get back on track. But before diving into the […]

Understanding Stress and How To Tackle It

Stress is an inevitable part of life. Whether it’s related to work, relationships, health, or personal issues, everyone experiences stress at some point. The Trouble With Stress Stress is the body’s response to any demand or threat, real or perceived. When we get into a stressful situation, our bodies go into a “fight-or-flight” mode, releasing […]

Breaking Bad Habits and Forming Good Ones

We all have habits. Some are good, like brushing our teeth every morning. Others, well, not so much. Maybe you bite your nails, procrastinate, or reach for junk food when stressed. I get it. I have my own bad habits that I’m trying to break. Breaking bad habits and forming good ones is a journey […]

How to Cultivate Curiosity and Lifelong Learning

This week, I am participating in a continuing education program. This experience has got me thinking about the importance of lifelong learning. Today’s world is changing rapidly. And the ability to learn new things and adapt to new circumstances is more important than we might realize. Cultivating curiosity and committing to lifelong learning can really […]

Here’s How to Beat Decision-Making Paralysis

Decision-making paralysis is real. And it can keep us stuck and unable to move forward. Have you ever found yourself stuck in the loop of indecision, unable to make a choice, no matter how hard you try? You’re not alone. This is what’s known as decision-making paralysis. It’s the inability to make a decision when […]