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4 Techniques I Used To Focus On The Positives That Actually Worked

How I’ve learned to focus on the positives and redirect negative thoughts “Focus on the positives, and soon the negatives will disappear.” – Live Life Happy Being able to focus on the positives – especially when it seems like everything is going wrong – can be challenging. Even so, that doesn’t mean that it’s impossible to do. There are some…

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Why I Need To Know What My Purpose In Life Is

What is it about not knowing my purpose in life that scares me so much? Have you ever asked yourself that question? I hadn’t, until today. When I look at that question, I instantly know the answer. For me, anyway. What scares me about wanting to know my purpose in life is this – what if it’s all for nothing?…

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The Emotionally Damaging Truth About Parentification

Parentification – I was forced to grow up too soon. This is for any of you out there who are victims of parentification. Those of you who had to ‘be the parent’ instead of having a parent. The ones who had to take on way more responsibility than you should have ever had to at such a young age. Whose…

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My Emotional Roller Coaster Of Mental Illness Recovery

Help! I’m stuck on an emotional roller coaster, and I can’t get off! I’m not sure exactly what in the world is going on with me, but for the last two weeks I’ve been on an emotional roller coaster ride from hell. What is this, and why is this happening? I’m up, I’m down…sometimes I don’t even know what I…

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Honest Post – Feeling The Winds Of Change

I’m feeling the winds of change, and I’m nervous Am I the only one that is nervous about feeling the winds of change in my life? Is this normal? I suppose that facing anything new can be intimidating. I’ve been going through some changes over the last year, and especially in the last few months, and I have to be…

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What It’s Like To Have An Anxious Child

 Do you have an anxious child? How do you know whether you have an anxious child or not? It can be difficult to tell, especially when they’re young. I’m hoping I may be able to help other parents identify anxiety symptoms early on, so you can start preparing, and have a plan in place ahead of time. First, let me…

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How To Change Your Life – The Power Of Self Realization

How Bad Do You Want It? I know it sounds cliché, but knowledge truly is power, especially in terms of the power of self realization. After struggling with anxiety and depression for the majority of my life, I have finally learned just how powerful it can be. From a simple definition of the word, self realization is the knowledge of one’s…

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How to Never Have a Panic Attack Again

It is possible to never have a panic attack again, ever. I’m sure you’re reading that, thinking it’s not possible. But it is. And no, you don’t need a prescription, or even therapy, to be able to gain control of panic attacks. You can do it all by yourself. How do I know this? Because I did it. All on…

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