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Minding Your Own Business: When Others are in Our Business

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  Lately, I’ve written a lot about minding our own business and leaving others to mind theirs. But what can we do when someone else is in OUR business? I had an experience with this recently when I visited a friend who I hadn’t seen in a long time. She talked over me, gave me…

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Minding Your Own Business: Taking Up Space

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  Part of minding your own business is self-care, doing kind and nurturing things for yourself, and not waiting or expecting someone else to take care of you. Let’s face it: we usually enjoy it when someone else does something nice for us. However, it can become problematic when we become dependent on others to…

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Minding Your Own Business: Taking Ownership of Your Life

  I’ve talked before about minding your own business. Part of minding your own business is staying in your lane, not minding other people’s business, staying clear of trying to control or influence them to behave the way we want them to behave. Another part of minding your own business is taking 100% responsibility for…

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Mind Your Own Business: Why You Can’t Change Other People

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  Many of us find ourselves wanting to change other people in our lives. It might be a partner, a family member, a friend, or even a coworker. First, know that no one is broken and no one needs to be fixed. But we do often think this way and try to cajole or push…

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Break Bad Habits for an Optimal Life

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Last month we talked about creating new habits that we want in our lives. So now, let’s talk about those habits we don’t want, the ones we refer to as “bad” habits. Now, I don’t consider any habits “good” or “bad”. Rather, there are some habits that enhance our lives, and some that are detrimental…

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How to Set Habits that Help You Feel Better

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  I’ve talked a lot lately about self-care and why it is so vital for our wellbeing in challenging times. Today, I want to talk about an important element to self-care that we often overlook or even bemoan: our habits. Some people think habits are boring and dislike the idea of being ruled by habits.…

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Conscious Living Tips for Raising Your Vibration

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  In my post about self-care in challenging times, I wrote about being conscious of what we take into our minds and bodies. This can include food and drink, media consumption, ideas, and conversations, just to name a few. We are constantly absorbing things around us whether we are aware of it or not. Similarly,…

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Create a Plan for Well-Being in Challenging Times

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  Now that it’s fall, many of us are heading back inside with colder weather. The daylight is fading and the darkness is descending. The global pandemic that has dramatically impacted our world and daily lives is still with us. On top of that, we are facing upheaval in many spheres—climate change, civil unrest, political…

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Why You Shouldn’t Wait to Seek Help in Your Relationship

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  Relationships are our greatest teachers…and our greatest challenges. Ideally, our intimate relationship enhances our lives. There’s no other place in our life where we can get more fulfillment and a deeper sense of connection than in our intimate relationships because those relationships are such a big part of our lives. Creating a life together…

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How Positive Thinking Affects Your Health

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  How much does positive thinking affect your health? A lot!! Your mind and body have natural healing abilities. Your thoughts, your feelings, and the way you use your mind, if properly focused, can be a powerful ally in the healing process. Similarly, when misused, the mind can hinder healing or actually cause poor health.…

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