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How to Keep Going When Your Dream Seems Far Off

“Do what you have to do until you can do what you want to do.” ~Oprah Winfrey

I needed a bit of extra cash last month, so I took on a temporary events role working at a local design exhibition.…

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Can You Just Be Your Authentic Self?

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Sometimes we adults pretend to be someone or something we are not but the difference is that the children know they're pretending and sometimes we come to believe our own fantasy. Because we have a title, or some money or a big house or some claim to fame, we come to believe that we are different from everyone else and much more important. We forget that just because we are human and on this planet, we are beautiful, important, special and we only have to be our authentic selves.

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10 Powerful Quotes on Overcoming Adversity (and a Book Giveaway)

As the year is coming to a close, now seems like a perfect time to shine a spotlight on one of my favorite books of 2017.

Tiny Buddha contributor Harriet Cabelly has crafted a masterpiece in her book Living Well

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“Happily Ever After” Jody Dreyer talks about 30 years with Disney

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Have you ever been to Disneyland or Disneyworld? If you have, you know it is a magical place. It’s called “The Magic Kingdom” for a reason. If you doubt that it is truly magic,  simply look at the faces of the children who visit there. And, if you have been there yourself you benefited from […]

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The Power of Choices

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Bad things generally don’t “just happen.” Rather they are the result of someone’s conscious choice somewhere down the line. There are choices to do good or evil, hurt someone or help them, be kind or surly.  Choices are powerful and often have long-lasting effects. Past choices brought mass shootings Some of the choices made fill the […]

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How to Find Out if You Are Suffering From a Mental Health Problem

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Mental illness appears as a variety of different conditions that causes mild to severe thought disturbances or behavior that results in an incapacity to cope with life’s ordinary demands and daily routines.  There are over 200 classified illnesses, with some common ones like depression, dementia, schizophrenia, bipolar, and anxiety disorders.  These diseases are known to […]

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How I Stopped Chasing Happiness and Started Enjoying My Imperfect Life

“I want to live my life without stress and worries. I don’t need to be rich or famous. I just want to be happy.” ~Unknown

Have you ever set a goal and then become obsessed with it, making it the …

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How to Be More Productive: 5 Relaxation Techniques that Help to Reduce Stress

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Does the stress in your life make it difficult to be productive? It is time to take action. While stress obviously can’t be completely eliminated, there are relaxation techniques that can help you to enjoy life without the shadow of stress. Figuring out how to be more productive and having a positive mindset are the […]

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How to Move Past the Fear of Judgment and Break the Silence of Shame

“If we can share our story with someone who responds with empathy and understanding, shame can't survive.” ~Brené Brown

Every time I think I’ve unloaded most of the pain from my past, something surfaces that tells me I have more …

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Healing is Not Linear – Highs and Lows Are Part of the Process

Just like a muscle needs to tear to grow stronger, sometimes we need to wade into our own darkness to find a brighter light.” ~Lori Deschene

Sometimes we need to journey into the deepest, darkest, scariest, most painful places …

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