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midlife, personal growth

Feeling Emotionally Stuck? Tips to Break out of that Rut

Feeling emotionally stuck? Here are some tips to bust through the rut. You tell yourself you can’t do this and you can’t do that. You build an invisible wall between what your heart dreams of and what your mind says you can have. You feel stuck and in a rut, but what is really going on? Let’s get real. You know the saying, where there’s a will, there’s a way. But first, let’s be honest about how we are feeling. I don’t know about you, but I find the older…

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midlife, personal growth

The feeling of not deserving anything may be preventing you from receiving what you desire

Have you ever thought about how connected your feeling of not deserving anything may be to what you are struggling to make happen in your life? You are aware of what you want and yet you don’t feel empowered to make it happen. You think about it, dream about, even take actions toward it – but you get down on yourself and doubt it will ever happen. And so, it doesn’t. Many of us don’t feel deserving enough to create and receive what we want to happen. We give up…

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How to Recover from Mental and Emotional Exhaustion

How to Recover from Mental and Emotional Exhaustion These are no doubt trying times for most of us. The stresses of prolonged social distancing, pandemic fear of illness, grief over loss, and coping with economic damage are each enough to drag even the strongest, most positive of us, down. But we don’t have to let this challenging time lead us to feeling completely out of control. Here are a few questions to ask yourself to gauge if you’re suffering from mental and emotional exhaustion… Are you – not sleeping well?…

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How We Can Cultivate Good Habits

How We Can Cultivate Good Habits Who we are is the result of what we repeatedly do so cultivating good habits is a worthwhile endeavor if we want to live our best life. You may think that good habits, or bad habits for that matter, are not that big a deal. If we point ourselves in generally the right direction, won’t we get there anyhow? Not necessarily. Think of your habits like the trajectory of a rocket. If the rocket is off by just the tiniest distance, that little error…

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How to Shift Perspective – 5 Simple Ways

How to Shift Perspective – 5 Simple Ways Learning how to shift your perspective, your view of the situation, how you see your life, your challenges, and your options is a choice. When you choose to shift how you see things you open yourself up to endless opportunities to find joy, happiness and to take positive actions. “If you change your perspective, you change everything!” – Rachel Hollis Your perspective can lead you to negativity and hopelessness or it can lead you to purpose, healing, gratitude and peace. When you…

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Thoughtful Acts of Kindness During These Trying Times Can Make All the Difference

These are difficult times we’re in and we could all use a little help to feel a little better. Thoughtful acts of kindness not only help the recipient feel better, but they’ll help you feel better too. Exercising extraordinary generosity and performing thoughtful acts can be a surefire way for you to replace negativity and instead, invite in – and spread – positive thoughts and emotions to settle fraying nerves. I hear you – how can we be generous when we’re staying home (stressing) and when we’re being careful about…

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