Anxiety & All of its Glory: How I Battle My Anxiety on a Daily Basis

If you can’t tell, the first part of the title is total sarcasm. There is nothing glorified about anxiety, although I thought some humor would all do us some good. I’ve always been an “anxious” person. I didn’t really feel like it was a big problem in my life because it wasn’t overbearing in any […]

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My Tips for Traveling Smart

Traveling has great mental and physical benefits that shouldn’t be underestimated. Getting away from our everyday routines and experience new and different things has so many wonderful consequences. Distance doesn’t matter. I see traveling as a way to let our day dreams, our fantasies, become realities. We sit at our desks at school or work […]

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New Year, New Me?

New year resolutions are tricky. We set these giant goals and stick with them for the first couple of weeks. We believe that we are capable and use that motivation to stick to our goals– that is, until we are faced with the first obstacle that seems too much to handle. This hesitation is what […]

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Interviews #5

This month’s theme revolved around rejection and our egos. I want to combine the two for this week’s post to show how they are related. When our ego or pride become damaged, we often go through many emotions– most often, those associated with rejection. When we say we feel rejected, what we are actually saying […]

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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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