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mental health, mindfulness, self care

Having a quarter-life crisis in 2018? You’re not alone.

For most of your life, you may wonder whose life is it anyway? You might have been ingrained to put aside your wishes and dreams to pursue a path set forth by your parents or plain old society. You do things for the sake of chasing success because you thought that it would bring you happiness and satisfaction. You’ve graduated from a decent school, worked hard to climb the corporate ladder, and you bought a car. What’s next? You find someone to share your life with. You buy a house. This  ...

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mental health, mindfulness, self care

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, knowing that it’s out of your control. You may feel anxiety, and it can affect the way you function. So, today I invite you, dear one, to trust in the universe, to trust that it has your back. You may  ...

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mindfulness, self care

Do you feel behind on life? Read this.

Hey, so the good news is that you’re not the only one feeling behind on life. It’s actually really common. Every one experiences some level of stress and anxiety to some degree. Not all will admit to having it. Anxiety can be helpful for you to make you stop and think about priorities. Spending too much time with it, though, can consume your life. Stop and breathe. Pause. Really. Tune in to what feels good to you. Focus on what you want right now at this moment. Relax your  ...

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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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