Tag Archives: mental-health

Lies We Tell Ourselves That Keep Us from Being Happy

Lies. We tell them to others, but we mostly tell them to ourselves. How many of these lies have you fallen victim to, personally? He or she will change. I’ll do it “one day”. If I had more time, I’d … Continue reading

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Taming the Wanting Mind — Just What Is Enough?

How often have you found yourself wanting something so badly that you crossed your fingers, said prayers, or talked incessantly about it hoping it’ll come your way…and then gotten that very thing only to discover it wasn’t everything you hoped it … Continue reading

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Kill the Soulmate (and the myth of the perfect partner)

It’s everywhere. The idea of the perfect partner. You see them on TV and in movies, and read about them in books. They’re men and women depicted as the person who completes you. The person who, through some design of … Continue reading

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Practice, Not Perfection

Perfection is a fantasy. It’s not attainable, as none of us are perfect. It’s also insidiously dangerous because the pursuit of perfection raises expectations of yourself, of others, and of things around you that you can’t control. Which, in the … Continue reading

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6 Signs You’re Making the Wrong Decision

I found another post this week that made me pause, and after a little thinking knew I had to share it with you. It’s about decision making, and how we can avoid making bad decisions by looking for red flags that … Continue reading

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Life Lessons for When Life Kicks Butt

Life has a way of kicking butt when you least expect it. Not that you can predict these things, but when it comes at you hard and fast it can leave you feeling helpless and insecure and maybe even angry. … Continue reading

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Does everything we do have to be tracked and measured?

You know, so much of our life is managed by how much we do and by counting exactly what we’re doing. Like, how many calories we eat. How much time we have to cook something in the microwave. How long … Continue reading

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