Articles

Love Yourself First

"Make sure you secure your oxygen mask before assisting others." We've all heard these words before, but they don't just apply to oxygen masks on airplanes. My version is "Make ...
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Selfishness is okay too.

We’re taught from a young age that to be selfish is a bad thing. Those who are thought to be “selfish” are normally self-centered and arrogant and other names that ...
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/ perspective

Can’t a girl just eat some steak and fries?

I love wearing leggings (or as my life hostage calls them leggin’s – I’m not sure what he has against that extra G). I’m putting that out there. Growing up ...
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/ body image

Speak Your Truth.

Empowerment is a term very commonly and freely used in the self-help arena. Empowering oneself often means to give yourself the authority and capabilities to achieve your goals. I would ...
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/ empowerment

When you come to a fork in the road you should…?

Do you hate driving behind someone who is not sure where his or her next turn is? If you want to find out about how well I take to being ...
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/ decision making

Stay positive, you’ve got this.

I wake up every day and commute about an hour to work. I walk through college kids who are full of life and eager to start their journeys, while I ...
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/ college, positive mindset

I’ve moved on and that’s okay.

Marital status: single, married, separated, divorced, widowed. It took me six months of therapy to be able to mark divorced. A check box should not be so daunting. Divorced, I ...
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/ relationships

I am a White blood cell.

Lately I’ve been trying to think of myself as a White blood cell. Now, I don’t want to be unfair to leukocytes, so I’ll admit that my understanding of what ...
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/ positive mindset

Positive Thinking = Positive Outcome

Weight gain. It can be devastating. Millions of people struggle with weight and how to lose it. I am definitely one of those people. Anyone who knows me knows my ...
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/ body image