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Learning to Say No

Learning to Say No

You know those nights when you just really want to stay home and be alone, and then your phone beeps with a text from a friend asking to hang out? Or that day when you’re just overloaded with work and your boss comes along and ask if you could help out with this other project?…

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Treat Your Mind Like a Muscle

Treat Your Mind Like a Muscle

Learning of “bounce-back muscles” I recently flipped through a book by Lisa Nichols called ‘No Matter What!’ about building, flexing and testing what Lisa called your “bounce-back muscles”. At first I laughed at the names she had come up with, such as the “Faith-In-Myself Muscle” and the “I-Know-Like-I-Know Muscle”, thinking that it was another self-help…

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Wisdom from The Velveteen Rabbit

Wisdom from The Velveteen Rabbit

I am often amazed by the incredible wisdom that can be found in children’s books. Dr Seuss comes to mind. And Winnie the Pooh. But that’s another story for another day. Today I want to talk about this excerpt from the Velveteen Rabbit shared by Brene Brown : “Real isn’t how you are made,” said…

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How To Feel A Little Bit More Alive

How To Feel A Little Bit More Alive

When someone asks you how you are, you tell them “Good, thanks” – when really, you’re not. You pretend that you care about certain stuff like charity because it’s the RIGHT thing to do – when really, you don’t. You then turn to different methods to substitute that emptiness; from gym to therapy, make-up sex…

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The First Step To Your Dream Is To Be You

The First Step To Your Dream Is To Be You

Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid. — Albert Einstein I think that most of us are fishes trying to climb trees, not realising that we should be swimming instead. Worse, we’ve been conditioned…

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