Love yourself

What it feels like when you start to love yourself

When you learn how to love yourself, you see things in a completely different way. “A healthy self-love means we have no compulsion to justify to ourselves or others why we take vacations, why we sleep late, why we buy new shoes, why we spoil ourselves from time to time. We feel comfortable doing things which add quality and beauty…

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psychic friend

What It’s Like To Have A Psychic Friend

How many of you know someone with Psychic abilities? I didn’t know many, until I met my awesome psychic friend, Sheri. She has helped me in so many ways, and continues to help me every day. She’s the most down to earth person I’ve ever met. She’s become my closest friend, and she lives on the complete opposite side of…

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struggling with your mental health

The Ugly Truth Behind Struggling With Your Mental Health

Struggling with your mental health: It’s not all sunshine and rainbows If you’re like me, and you’re struggling with your mental health, then you’ll be able to relate to this post. As a mental health blogger, I (and a lot of others) talk about self-care, ways to help with your symptoms, and things you can do to get better. While…

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set healthy boundaries

7 Tips On How To Set Healthy Boundaries For Beginners

Set healthy boundaries to maintain healthy relationships. Why is setting healthy boundaries for yourself so important? I’m glad you asked! Boundaries are the physical, mental, and emotional limits we set up to protect ourselves. We establish these to prevent others from using, violating and/or manipulating us. If you don’t set healthy boundaries at the beginning of a relationship, you can…

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PTSD

The Time I Learned About How PTSD Can Affect Your Life

PTSD – What it is, and how it can affect your life PTSD, or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, is a disorder that develops in some people who have experienced a shocking, scary, or dangerous event. (NIMH) It is not a diagnosis that should be taken lightly. I learned very quickly what PTSD was all about when I experienced an event that…

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Teens Who Struggle With Mental Illness

Teens Who Struggle With Mental Illness

Emma’s Story Teens Who Struggle With Mental Illness I’m sharing this story of one teen’s struggle with mental illness on her behalf, and at her request. Too often, this is when these struggles typically begin. Emma is a friend of my teenage daughter, Bailey. They met in school, and quickly became close. As they began to hang out more often,…

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Self Awareness

How To Use Self Awareness To Change Your Life

Self Awareness is a tool we all possess. When you learn how to use self awareness to your advantage, it can change your perspective completely. It’s downright magical, and with practice, self awareness can have a powerful effect on your life. What is self awareness? If we break it down, it becomes easier to understand exactly what it means. Awareness…

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living your life for others

The Effects Of Living Your Life For Others

If you’ve been living your life for others, then you’ll be able to relate to this post. I’ve been living my life for others ever since I can remember. I don’t really know if there’s ever been too many moments where I’ve lived my life for me. What does it mean to live your life for others? In short, you…

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7 Self Help Ideas For Easing Depression Symptoms

Self help for depression symptoms   The symptoms depression manifests can be very difficult to live with. It’s tiring trying to manage the ups and downs, going from feeling great to feeling down. Sometimes it strikes with no warning, and no reason. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to help with these symptoms when they arise. There are…

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