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2 Major Ways To Beat Harmful Stress

Stress is a part of everyday life for just about everyone. Fortunately, some stress can be a motivator that is actually helpful for some. It can get you out of bed, push you to bring your full effort to everything you do, and help you reach your goals. The problem comes when stress levels become so significant that they shut you down. From experience, I know there are many things that create stress but none like money and your job. Remember, you have the power to change things for the better in both of these areas. Here are 2 major ways to beat harmful stress.

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3 Ways To Live Life To The Fullest When You Have Chronic Illness

To most, the idea of living with a chronic health condition is terrifying and with good reason. Getting a diagnosis that is there to stay can bring on some strong emotions, stress, and physical signs that change your life. When they told me I had MS (Multiple Sclerosis) I went through days and weeks of fear, anger, and frustration. On one hand, I pressed myself for the reasons it was happening and, at the same time, I searched desperately for the guts to fight it.

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Is Your Health Condition Holding You Back? 5 Tips To Help Break The Chains

It is common to feel disheartened or withdrawn when health conditions show up in our lives. The diagnosis might be long-term or temporary, treatable or only manageable. But ...

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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 Stowaway

Ah, yes, the stowaway...to whom or what are you referring, Kellie? Well, I thought it was about time to talk about the big pink elephant in the room...the MS (Multiple Sclerosis). Many people have asked me what it is like, while others politely avoid the conversation altogether in fear of offending or making me feel bad...yes, I know they do that. So, I want to enlighten you all about what it's like for me to carry a stowaway around all day long.

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A Different Kind Of Grandma

One of five siblings, Karen was born and raised in Adelaide by her father- a business owner, who sold art supplies to schools and local artists. He often told Karen to travel and find her own way in life, and that’s exactly what she has done. Her first trip was to Qld (Queensland), and it seems that’s where she was actually bitten by the travel bug.

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Inspirational Author Will Blow Your Sox Off!

Suzanne Waldron, author of the hard-to-put-down recently released-and-doing-very-well book, A Flourishing Mind had warned me – and my sox would have been blown to smithereens, had ...

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Good Things Do Come in Small Packages

  Only difference here is that this ‘good thing’ is actually nothing short of fantastic and that ‘small package’ is actually teensy-weensy.  Enter the amazing JO ...

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My Path To Inspirational Women

While I have written about a lot of amazing women, most of whom have fought and won against some form of adversity or another in their lives and are now reaching for the stars, I have also found that people are asking how I find these people – and if I am practicing what I preach. In other words, am I a victim of bullying and how did I cope? So I thought that I’d make a slight detour here and tell you all about me!

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Meet Talent Expert Tracey Chantel Marshall

TRACEY CHANTEL MARSHALL is another super duper inspirational lady. Originating from a more humble background, this amazing lady was born in Harlem and raised in the infamous Queens bridge Housing Projects single-handedly by her mother. Her father passed away when she was two. She has two sisters and a daughter of her own to say nothing of four bright and talented grandchildren.

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Words Of Wisdom From The Lost

When you feel lost, it’s like a huge wave of emotion swallows you and then spits you back out, exhausted on a deserted island. You look around with wide eyes, body hurting, head reeling and think… “Oh my God. What do I do now?” These are a few things that have helped me, maybe they will help you:

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