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Being Okay with What Is

I’m in my late 20s, post-grad, single and choosing to live at home with my parents. Oftentimes I reminisce about school and college days where making friends was easy. Many of them were so close! Keeping friends is a way different story though. As humans we are very much social beings. However,  ...

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Seasons of Life

Yes, today is the last day of May 2018. For some it may already be June 2018. As time passes, things change, people change, you change, and that’s all okay. When you cling to what was, you dwell in the past, which leads to suffering. You may have heard the quote, “Pain is real. Suffering is  ...

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Waiting game

Many of you have probably been through a waiting period or perhaps are in one now, like me. Perhaps you’re waiting for a job offer or an internship. You may be waiting for someone to respond back because it’s URGENT, you know? I am in a similar situation. It’s incredibly hard to sit and wait,  ...

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Zombie Mode

Ahh, have you fallen prey to the chase? Chase of what, you ask? Materialism, fame, status, bling, $$$. Stop and smell the roses or grass. Work is not everything in your life. I’m not anti-work. I understand that work helps pay the bills, brings  food to the table, I get it. It’s a  ...

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Showing up as yourself

Have you felt unsatisfied with your relationships? I’m talking about any relationships, not just romantic ones. A big portion of your life may be spent trying to please others, to fit in in order to experience “a sense of belonging.” You’re not the only one. As you grow  ...

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Circle of Friends

Be with someone who allows you to be yourself or just stay single, right? The world already has enough problems, and I don’t need you to be a part of the growing list. Today’s topic is about support system. Who do you consider to be part of your support system? An exercise that I  ...

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