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Fight Depression

Quite recently after we lost our beloved cat, I received a “pass this along” post on my Facebook stream. Typically, I don’t like posts that I have to pass along, as many of them are silly or catch you in…...

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Days too Short

As a work-at-home-mom (WAHM), the saying “there aren’t enough hours in the day” has taken on new meaning. Five years ago, when I was jetting from one city to another for work, racking up frequent flyer miles, and burning the…...

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My friend Jane constantly talks about the successes of friends, family, and of course celebrities. She always puts herself down and tells me she will never be successful enough. It is painful to watch someone you love be so hard…...

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kangama

As you may or may not know, I recently gave birth to a beautiful, baby boy. I’m in love. It is amazing how such a small little being can be so dramatically life changing. As you also may have noticed,…...

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If you haven’t read The Happiness Project or Happier at Home by Gretchen Rubin, I suggest you get copies and start reading. Gretchen Rubin has a wonderful way of sharing her personal journeys with finding and achieving happiness. Not to…...

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Happier at Home

If you have read The Happiness Project, you might know author Gretchen Rubin has just released a second memoir on achieving happiness: Happier at Home: Kiss More, Jump More, Abandon a Project, Read Samuel Johnson, and My Other Experiments in…...

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What's Preventing Happiness

Our ability to achieve a state of happiness is greatly influenced by our mindset. For instance, you may have a friend who continually beams and sees the positive, even when things in her life are less than perfect. On the…...

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Me, Myself and I

Accomplishments in corporate America often belong to the “team.” Some companies go so far as to encourage their employees to adopt a “there’s no I in TEAM” philosophy, discouraging individuals from taking direct credit for their work. In many cases,…...

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Intuition

For years, I found myself struggling to trust my intuition. I would constantly question myself, my feelings and my thoughts, wondering if they were coming from an “invalid” place. Even when I knew my gut was right, I still would…...

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self-talk

Most of us are our own worst critics, and use self-talk as our method of criticism. Even the most simple of thoughts, such as thinking “I’m such an idiot” when you forget your keys can be detrimental. Negative self-talk is…...

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