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July 2017

mindfulness, personal

Letter from future me

Dear current me, Hello, there. I know it seems that life is one wild place, where you don’t have much sense of control. There’s just so much pain and suffering around the world. You tell yourself it’s all part of the life cycle (birth, aging, sickness, death) and when someone you knew personally and loved dearly is gone, you are left heartbroken. I know you thought about saving the world as a child and now you realize you only have control over what you do (you don’t even have control over  ...

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inspiration, mental health, mindfulness

You don’t need fixing

You’re already born good and imperfectly perfect. Don’t believe others when they say you’re not enough because you already are. (You can’t control what they say.) Many people go through life thinking they’re not worthy and in fact they are already precious. (Oftentimes, others don’t spend as much energy thinking about you as you have about them.) As Kathryn Stockett graciously puts it, “You is smart, You is kind, You is important.” Remind  ...

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mindfulness, self care

Invest in yourself

Some of you hardly ever do anything for yourself; some of you splurge a little too much (me? I go through phases). Today we dive into the topic of investing in yourself. When you invest in yourself, you put in time for your own growth. You say to your present and future self “hey, you’re worth it.” There’s no beating around the bush. It’s you vs. you. Investing in yourself may mean visiting a local library or museum, treating yourself with a nice meal for a  ...

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mindfulness, personal

Turning IDEAS into I DO’s

Ever feel like you have a million ideas going on and not enough actions? Do you find yourself with little inspiration? Well, this blog post is for you. Pick one goal, personal or professional, and just do something that gets you closer to achieving that goal. Start small and do it consistently. When you gain momentum, you’ll find that you’ll get more motivated and inspired to keep going. For example, if you want to start your own business, write down 3 smaller steps that you can  ...

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