Ways of Adding Value to Yourself

I felt lost when I was filled with many negative emotions. I felt like I couldn’t clear my mind I felt unmotivated and ugly. I couldn’t hide it. My body was literally showing how I felt inside. My face was breaking out, I wasn’t sleeping well, and my stomach started to cause me problems because […]

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Is Positivity Really Worth the Effort

Everyone around us seems to say, almost like a habit—“just be positive about it and everything will turn out alright.” I’ve even said these words to family, friends, and myself. These are not wrong words to say, they just lack a certain reality. Just being positive about something doesn’t always guarantee that you or the […]

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Trusting your Words

  How many times do you find yourself trying to move forward. To let go of the things that are weighing you down. You keep telling yourself that you are beautiful, confident, positive and powerful—and yet have a difficult time believing what you are telling yourself. I have found it difficult and still even find […]

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The Realities of Social Media

Social media has become a place where we are able to hide our true emotions, our struggles, and weakness. We display the life that we would like for others to see as our reality. I am not implying that we all do this, but we have all one way or another been tempted to post […]

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The Ups & Downs of Friendship

Relationships fill our lives and whether we are introverts or extroverts, as humans we are social beings. A part of us wants or needs to feel loved and wanted. Building relationships is something that we can all be capable of, to not only give joy to others, but to ourselves. It all starts with loving […]

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Feeding your Ego

Whether you are male or female, you may have a sense of pride and ego. As women, we can be prideful beings, but we don’t act on it as often as we feed our ego. Pride is such a broad idea– we can be prideful about goals, family or work– but when it comes to […]

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The Pain of Rejection

So many of us want to feel that we are better and stronger than any negative emotions that we may encounter on a day to day basis. We allow ourselves to become angry or frustrated and then we quickly allow ourselves to brush the situation out of mind. We may say to ourselves, whatever, I don’t […]

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What does My Body Say about Me

I am sure you have heard the saying, “You are what you eat.” In a way, this is true; our bodies are 75% of what we eat, and that’s not even including physical activity, or taking our genetics into account. There are so many different body types that it makes it impossible to know what […]

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What Does Confidence Look Like

When we see someone who has a sense of confidence we look at them with inquiry. We ask ourselves how are they so confident and beautiful? It seems like everything they do is with perfection: The way they walk, talk, dress, and even smile. I have definitely caught myself asking what is so different between […]

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Oh no, Summer!

I am sure many of us have felt the pressure to go with our friends to the beach or pool, and the thought of feeling uncomfortable is horrible. I know it can be hard to love your body just the way it is, especially in a society where expectations of how women should look are […]

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