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Limiting Negative Self Talk

TOP TIPS   Most people have dealt with some sort of negativity their entire lives. Negative experiences start during childhood and continue throughout our adult lives. This is a normal part of life that we all deal with. Too often though, our thoughts become negative as well. Even more troubling is when we start talking to ourselves in a negative manner. This negative...

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Are You Ready to Set Yourself Free from Your Baggage?

  Shannon was raised by a mother who constantly put her down. Growing up, she was told she was stupid, lazy, and worthless. She internalized these words and accepted them as truth. As a result, she dealt with poor self-esteem for most of her adult life. She dealt with the pain by moving from one romantic relationship to the next. She kept waiting...

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Top Tips To Limiting Negative Self Talk

Most people have dealt with some sort of negativity their entire lives. Negative experiences start during childhood and continue throughout our adult lives. This is a normal part of life that we all deal with. Too often though, our thoughts become negative as well. Even more troubling is when we start talking to ourselves in a negative manner. This negative self-talk...

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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 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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