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3 Highly Effective Ways To Heal From Trauma

  Recovering from an illness, injury, or a traumatic life event can affect us deeply and in many ways. We can choose to allow these ...

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4 Tips To Achieve Work And Personal Life Balance For The Busy Woman

You’re a parent, spouse, friend, daughter, employee or even a business owner. Can you really wear all those hats successfully without succumbing to stress and neglect of important people and matters? There are some amazing women out there who somehow manage to do just that. I would be lying if I said that I was that woman all the time. Yes, I've failed at work and personal life balance and failed miserably. I also learned that hating myself for those times doesn't help. What does help is good old-fashioned knowing the problem, seeking options, and action to change it.

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5 Top Stress-Busting Actions You Can Do Today

How do we take back control of our lives and put stress behind us? I just had an 1.5 hour conversation with my integrative doctor about this very topic. Stress is a killer...literally. Managing stress levels goes a long way to help your life, specifically, your physical and mental health. The fortunate thing is that simply making a few small changes to your lifestyle will help curb stress and the body's response to it. Though I could talk about this topic for much longer, here are 5 top stress-busting actions.

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3 Major Things To Consider When Getting Advice

I've never met a woman who didn't need help from other people from time to time. That help often comes in the form of advice from the bestie or mom. The problem with taking advice all the time is that your best interest might not be winning out in the end. Opinions can be tainted with the personality and desires of the people giving them. It's important to make sure that you serve your needs and create happiness with the decisions you make. Here are 3 major things to consider when getting advice.

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3 Big Musts For Reaching Our Full Potential

It can be incredibly frustrating, even upsetting, to feel as though we aren’t reaching our full potential. Reaching our full potential can, however, be an elusive term and goal because there really aren't any absolutes. There aren't any magic spells or guide books to lead each of us to that holy grail. The fact is, though, our potential is far greater than most of us are willing to believe. Fortunately, there is a way to measure your state of being and whether you are moving in a positive direction. If you continue to learn and grow and make quality decisions that make you happy, I believe you are moving toward full potential.

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5 Ways To Encourage Women To Be Leaders

Women’s lives can be busy with home, children, work, pets, and significant others. Self-care and reflection can slip through your fingers without awareness much of the time. It’s not surprising that many women shy away from leadership roles at work or in other organizations. After all, who needs the added stress? However, the world needs strong women to show up and share their unique abilities and gifts. So, how do we enable ourselves to lead more and still keep the balance? Furthermore, how do we encourage our daughters, sisters, friends, clients, neighbors and moms to fulfill their leadership potential? Here are my top 5 ways to encourage women to be leaders!

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3 Life Skills You Want To Take From Your Job

There are many things you can take from your job or career to benefit you personally...and, no, this isn’t about stealing office supplies for home use. Among the technical skills and job specifics you glean from your position, there are other savvy skills that will serve you. And, these days, with our jobs taking so much of our time, we want to get all that we can out of those precious hours. Here are 3 life skills you want to take from your job.

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5 Musts To Live A Positive, Fulfilling Life

In most self-development circles, it's believed that if you change the way you perceive yourself, you can change your life. The key here is self-awareness. You have to know what you believe about yourself, why you believe it, and how it is affecting your life. Any negative thoughts and beliefs can create a life that is lackluster, painful, and full of regret. However, it isn't always easy to change these rogue beliefs. You must go through a process that often can bring up painful emotions. This is why so many women avoid it. As a life and business coach, I deal with clients' limiting beliefs and help them to see themselves from a different perspective. Here are my top 3 musts to live a positive, fulfilling life.

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Harness The Power Of Positive Thinking For A Happier Life

It has been scientifically proven that when you are focused on happy, positive thoughts you feel and perform better. When you’re happy, you feel positive and as though you can overcome anything. And, though, positive thinking is not all you need to have to change your life, it certainly is a good place to start.

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Why Bandanas Are So Much More Than A Fashion Statement

According to InStyle, bandanas are one of the hottest fashion statements of the year. We’re seeing them used to push back hair and as summer neck scarfs. They’re even showing up as face masks. So what’s the deal here? It turns out that bandanas have a whole host of practical uses that many of us may not be aware of. And now that the celebs have gotten in on the action, it’s shifted the whole trend into high gear. Recently, Hailey Baldwin, Cody Simpson, and Chiara Ferragni have all been spotted wearing them. All, of course, in different guises.

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5 Qualities Of Independent Strong Women

Each woman is unique, but I have noticed some distinct similarities among the strong women that tout "I am woman, hear me roar!" One thing apparent to me is they didn't achieve this state by living a sheltered and perfect life. No, they went through some shit...and they conquered fear, rejection, doubt, co-dependency, and many other not-so-pleasant things. If you've been playing around the banks of women's strength and independence, here are my top 5 common qualities that you can adopt today!

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Is A Lack Of Self-Confidence Holding You Back?

Social situations and venturing into new territory with work or relationships is something we all face. And do you know what? It isn’t always easy, especially if you lack self-confidence. I've found that what really holds women back is the cross between owning their personal value and putting way too much emphasis on what others think of them. Gaining enough courage to meet new people or ask the boss for a raise takes time and you do have to try. That means being willing to risk rejection or getting results that are not ideal for you. This can be a trial and error process. BTW, I thought it would be fun to let some beautiful felines decorate today's pos

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The Awakening

Being awakened is a beautiful thing. And I don't just mean in a spiritual sense, although it is that, too. I mean truly discovering, or in most cases rediscovering, yourself- the one you put on a shelf because someone thought you were too much, too big, too wild, too whatever! We, women, tend to do that. In part, it's our collaborative nature. But it's also because, as young girls and women, we receive such mixed messages from everyone about what it means to be female.

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4 Kick Ass Tips To Get Ahead As A Modern Businesswoman

As a branding expert, I see all sorts of women in business. I see their good qualities, and I also see their hesitations and what ...

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Rebel Mind Control

Women are creatures of habit. We tend to get stuck on autopilot much of the time. The positioning gets comfortable and our thoughts are familiar. It seems to work well enough there that we put down roots like a mighty oak. Unfortunately, that camp usually is due to fear, negative thoughts, feelings of inadequacy, and ignoring the sense that there is more to life. Well, guess what? The problem isn't that we comfortably rest under the shade of a tree, it is when we decide to stay there with the excuses, fears, and debilitating thoughts.

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