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Letting Life Transform You

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“Let difficulty transform you. And it will. In my experience, we just need help in learning how not to run away.” ~Pema Chodron It’s human to feel stuck in life or even to be scared to take a new direction in life. I have felt stuck with my writing for months now. The words aren’t Read more

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Using Mindfulness To Make Heart Centered Choices

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“It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.” ~Dali Lama I’ve been mindfully practicing making choices from the heart  and have realized quite a lot along my journey. Read more

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Learning To Love In The Present Moment

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Many times we want to love someone for who we know they can become rather than loving them completely in this moment without expecting them to become the person of our dreams.  We may have good intentions, but at the same time we are taking away their humanness by projecting who we believe they can Read more

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The Key To Happiness Is Not What You Think

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“If you look to others for fulfillment, you will never be fulfilled. If your happiness depends on money, you will never be happy with yourself. Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the world belongs to you.” ~Lao Tzu Happiness is a state Read more

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10 Lessons I’ve Learned about Healing

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“Healing doesn’t mean the damage existed, it means the damage no longer controls our life.” ~Akshay Dubey As I continue to embark on a journey of healing, I am left with a few important lessons I have learned along the same. Sometimes the hard way, but they all lead to understand that healing is a Read more

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Healing Is Not Linear

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The holidays and winter season are a time when a lot can come up inside of us. Grief, depression, anxiety, missing loved one’s, going through a major life transition, the winter blues–it’s all there. When I feel I am going backwards in my healing I remind myself of this important phrase: healing is not a Read more

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Creating Healthy Boundaries

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“Boundaries are part of self care. They are healthy, normal, and necessary.” ~Doreen Virtue A part of healing that has changed my life for the better is exploring my boundaries as I heal. I use to constantly feel beaten down and neglected by not just other people, but myself. I realized that I needed to Read more

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Why We Need To Lose Our Mind

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“There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love. When we are afraid, we pull back from life. When we are in love, we open to all that life has to offer with passion, excitement, and acceptance. We need to learn to love ourselves first, in all our glory and our imperfections. If we cannot Read more

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Discover Your Inner Warrior: How A Machete Guided Me To Island Paradise

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It’s a funny story how I ended up in paradise. It’s not what you think, because it began with a machete. I came to Central America with an open mind and heart. Rather than spending my energy focusing on the destination, my next location, I have taken time to be present with myself, and other Read more

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We Must Let Go Of Control To Gain Balance

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Too often we cling to the concept of control because we assume it’s the best thing to do. I tried to control my body and emotions through eating disorders, cutting, suicidal thoughts, anti depressants, anxiety, medication and self-hatred. There were times I didn’t want to live. My body was eating itself away. I was emotional Read more

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