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Embracing Life’s Spectrum: Living Free

We can free ourselves by thinking less black and white. Less us and them. Less "you are or you aren't". Because life should be lived on a spectrum. And this spectrum both sets us free and connects us...   Personality & Identity We are never fully formed. People will have you believe that once you… Continue reading Embracing Life’s Spectrum: Living Free

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Ways to Love Yourself This Valentines Day

Self-love should be at the top of all of our to-do lists every day of the year, but in the spirit of Valentine's Day, here are some tips on how to love yourself this loved-up season.   Pamper session Having a good pamper session is great for a Sunday evening, as part of a weekly… Continue reading Ways to Love Yourself This Valentines Day

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How My Puppy Has Changed My Life

as a socially anxious, introverted work-from-home writer... *and by "change my life" I don't mean in an exaggerated, I-will-never-be-the-same-again kind of way; I just mean changed my perspective and routine etc.* Teaching me patience I put this first because oh-wow, a puppy really does test your patience! I've never had a dog before and with… Continue reading How My Puppy Has Changed My Life

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10 Things to Do Before 2019

Here are 10 Things to Do Before 2019: Decluttering: Don't bring unwanted, unused, purposeless junk into 2019 (that includes things, thoughts, feelings, experiences, and people). Clear out your wardrobe, cupboards, inbox, downloads, books, notebooks, receipts - all of it! Think about what you really want for the coming year and write it down in CAPS!… Continue reading 10 Things to Do Before 2019

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Break It Down – Goal Setting for the New Year

I've been super excited about setting my goals and intentions (and wishes) for 2019 already, but I know that for some, goal setting can be really difficult. It's normal to feel a little anxiety (or a lot, as I've experienced some years), or even depression at this time of year. It's daunting. It's overwhelming. Time… Continue reading Break It Down – Goal Setting for the New Year