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Showing Gratitude on Thanksgiving

“Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.” – Henry Ward Beecher “Gratitude turns what we have into enough.” – Anonymous I love this one too: “Gratitude is a powerful catalyst for happiness. It’s the spark that lights a fire of joy in your soul.” – Amy Collette I love these quotes, especially …

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Amazing Self Care Ideas: 10 Ways You Can Beat Holiday Stress

I’m not sure if I’m writing this post more for me or for you. After all, I’ve been incredibly stressed and looking for an outlet for it. Sometimes I feel like a bit of a fraud. I offer all these pieces of wisdom, and lately, I just can’t seem to get my life together. **This …

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Book Review: Medical Medium (2nd Installment)

“The medical establishment trains doctors to use explanations like this about mystery illnesses across the board. It’s a decoy to make patients feel safe, to feel like their healthcare providers understand what’s happening to them and why it’s happening, to feel like there’s a measure of control over what’s going wrong.” (Medical Medium, 71) This …

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A Day in the Life: Getting Through the Day With Little Ones

What is your daily routine like? If you were to write out what your day-to-day activities looked like, would it be the same every day? I’m going to be completely honest. I am the worst at keeping my kids on a schedule.  I am a pretty organized person.  The queen of to-do lists.  A lover of cleanliness.  …

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A Resilience Mindset | How You Can Cultivate One — And Keep It

Resilience is defined by Oxford Dictionaries as: “the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness.” We all have tough pills to swallow sometimes. For you, that might be needing to have a tough conversation with someone. For others, it might be needing to be careful about how much alcohol they’re consuming. But for me, it …

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