Month: April 2020

50 Powerful Affirmations for Women

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What’s the power of an affirmation? Is it true that our thoughts become our words and then our actions?

I had this question when I embarked on my personal development journey to better deal with difficult thoughts and emotions. I wanted the freedom to choose my own thoughts and inner dialogue, rather than letting my mind run me.

But how does one achieve that? For me, much of the power of positive thought comes from writing, saying, and meditating on affirmations. When my inner dialogue is pleasant, I can trust life and myself. These are some powerful words of affirmation I sometimes use:

On Body Positivity

  1. I deserve to feel safe, comfortable and confident in this body.
  2. I accept myself the way I am. My body is perfect the way it is.
  3. I am at peace with my body.
  4. I allow love to fill every inch of
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Secret Hack for Cheap Airfare

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34 Things I Know to Be True on my 34th Birthday

Today is my 34th birthday. Two months ago, my plan was to spend today in Thailand. It would’ve been yet another trip in my already-busy-rather-crazy schedule.

And now that April, May, and early summer are wiped clean of flights and plans, I’ve settled into a much needed, perhaps healthier routine: Reflection.

I’ve spent my life chasing answers, only to realize that life is really about the questions. And though I will spend my whole life learning, These are the things on this special day that I know to be true:

1. It’s a waste of time to worry about getting older. Life just gets better with age, experience, and expression. Turning 31 taught me that.

2. How we experience life is up to us. The best thing we can do is question absolutely everything, especially the systems in place, the governing bodies, and the status quo. Meeting people the

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20 Powerful Quotes on Self-Care & Personal Resilience

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In a fast-paced world with rare space for introspection and pause, self care seemed out of reach for many, myself included. Now with days on end to pause, breathe, and rest, I’m looking for ways to detach from the craziness around me in order to foster peace within myself.

Self-care is perhaps the best way to do this. Of course, self-care doesn’t always mean putting on a face mask (though social media often makes it seem that way). Self-care can be anything which allows us to slow down and get in touch with ourselves.

Whatever brings us rest, joy, inspiration — that is self-care. And if it happens to be a face mask, fantastic! If not, equally fantastic. Regardless of what method we choose or why, self-care has the power to keep us rooted, to make us the best possible versions of ourselves, and to restore and grow

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The Best Self-Help Books for Women

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Around 7 years ago I got into self-help, or my preferred nomenclature, personal development. It all started with a book, and then a retreat, and then a lifestyle change that I much prefer. I’m always looking to level up and invite more peace and stability into my life.

Over the years, I’ve realized we’re never really ‘done’ with the personal development work, but with each passing year, I become more aware, gentler, more successful in my endeavors, and happier overall.

These books are great for anyone, but since I only have the direct experience of being a woman, I find that these books touch on the things that we struggle with and most yearn to grow through.

Some are written by women and some by men (and some by both), and many are read by the author on the audio version, which I love. I hope you get

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9 Exquisite Daily Self-Care Ideas

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Self-care is about taking action to preserve one’s bodily and mental health. Quite simply, we only have one body and one mind, so it’s essential that we put these things first in life, no?

Except it’s rarely that simple. Other things like, well, life get in the way and sometimes self care feels out of reach or oddly selfish.

That’s backwards, though. Can we agree that self care is not self-indulgent, or at all an irresponsible use of time? We can? Great. We have a responsibility to care for ourselves.

Without caring for ourselves we can hardly care for others, so if you’re finding yourself stressed, burnt out, or just want to keep up a healthy practice, you’ve come to the right place. These are 9 of my favorite self care routines and ideas to make it enjoyable and easy.

Create Consistency

Benefit of waking up early consistently?
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