Lifestyle

What Not to Do When Life is Hard

Don’t fall into blaming The first thing we typically do when something goes wrong is to blame. We blame others or ourselves, depending on the situation but blaming does no good whatsoever. It’s a waste of energy and keeps us focused on the problem, not the solution. Notice when you feel you want to blame or self-judge and come back to how...

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What’s The Very Best Action For #SAAM’S Day Of Action?

Post first seen on JOYCE M. SHORT website. Assembly Member Rebecca Seawright recently introduced Assembly Bill #A6540, Defining Consent, in New York’s general laws. This definition should echo throughout the halls of justice in every state and territory across the US and around the world! It will set the record straight on consent in all crimes, place responsibility for sexual assault, rape, and sex trafficking on...

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What is Hope and Why Does it Matter?

Hope is one of those things that people don’t always understand well, though oddly enough, we all need it to live a happy, healthy life. After all, hope is what helps you see your situation and then shows you the way out.   What is hope?   According to the dictionary, hope is “a feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen.”...

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8 Things to Remember When Going Through Major Life Transitions

  You may have heard each of these more than once before, but they have a whole new meaning when you are going through a major life transition and it feels like everything's falling apart.   You aren’t alone - Everyone goes through challenging times, they just don’t tend to advertise it. You can rest assured that your friends and family understand your feelings...

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The First 5 Things to Do After a Life-Altering Event

No one escapes a major life change nor do they go through life without a life-altering event. It is painful to know that you’ve lost something you aren’t sure you can live without. Whether it’s a job, a relationship, a body part or something else entirely, there are things you can and should do after experiencing a major loss.   Let go of...

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