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Don’t Care Where You Go – You Just Need to Get Out Of Here

If there is one thing that I can tell you it’s this. Don’t ever feel guilty about removing toxic people from your life. Never ever feel guilty about it. Over the years I’ve become absolutely intolerable to toxic people. I call it my spidey sense.…


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Enough

When people do not communicate or connect with us in the way that we need, it’s easy for us to internalize that as a reflection of our worth. I have a bad habit of doing that too. But then I remember, the way other people…


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Darkest Hours Give Way To The Brightest Places

It’s been during the darkest hours of my life that I’ve come to find some of  the brightest places. It’s been my most painful struggles that paved the way to my greatest growth. And, my greatest heartaches made room in my life for some of the…


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People: Those To Keep and Those To Just Let Go

Relationships are hard work. Even the best and “easiest” relationships still require work and two people who are willing to work on themselves and their relationship. Yes, some people will reject you but that doesn’t mean that you reject yourself. No, not at all. And…


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It All Starts With You

Everything starts with you. From the simplest of actions to the greatest of achievements. It’s actually our mind that creates the life we live. I’ve said this to my friends, “you can’t expect to have a good life with a negative mind.” What is for…


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The First Relationship You Have Is With You

The most important relationship is the one we create and have with ourselves. Of all relationships this has been the one that’s been the hardest to cultivate. Part of the difficulty was my battling what society was throwing at me. Society places such emphasis on…


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Forgiveness: It’s For You

Forgiveness. Its become one of my favorite F words. It occurred to the me that one of the areas in my life that I needed to work on for my own spiritual growth and development was forgiving the people that “wronged me.” This was hard…


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If You Don’t Change Direction You May Head Where You’re Heading

A profound quote by Lao Tzu. I personally like this one from Albert Einstein – Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Both are seeded in change. If you expect a different outcome you gotta do something different.


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Self Acceptance

When we truly accept ourselves, warts and all, no one can use our flaws as a weapon against us. But this means that we will need to do some work. To truly look at yourself. Loving yourself for who you are right now and knowing that…


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Stop Should-ing Yourself!

Should. A simple but insidious word when it comes to using it for living life.  Some people think they are using it as a motivator when talking to themselves but in reality it is not. It’s an underlying lack of self acceptance. When we say that…


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