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Category Archives: Mindfulness

Key Components to Self-Care

Are you struggling with creating or keeping a good self-care routine? You’re not alone. Many people struggle with practicing self-care. Some may consider self care a luxury, but it is a vital component to well-being. We all need to take … Continue reading

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No matter where you are in your self-improvement, allow self-love. Don’t make self-love contingent on goal achievement. Try to love and appreciate yourself WHILE working on your goals.

‘Give yourself permission to be where you are and to still be loved for it.’ – Danielle Doby

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People tend to try to avoid uncomfortable feelings – for obvious reasons. However, unpleasant emotions aren’t necessarily ‘bad.’ Understanding why you might be feeling something can lead to great change.

‘Be confused, it’s were you begin to learn new things. Be broken, it’s where you begin to heal. Be frustrated, it’s were you start to make more authentic decisions. Be sad, because if we are brave enough we can hear … Continue reading

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It’s okay to not know right away how you feel about something and to take time to figure out what you are thinking and how you are feeling. In fact, it can help make the difference between responding vs. reacting.

‘If you need more time to understand how you feel about a thing, give yourself more time to understand how you feel about a thing.’ – Nayyirah Waheed

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It certainly seems paradoxical, and is by no means an easy task, but starting from a place of acknowledgement and acceptance of yourself as you are, will better equip you to figure out and enact change.

The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change. – Carl Rogers

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