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3 Ways To Cheer Yourself Up After A Bad Day 

Sometimes it can feel as though the world is against you. You might hate your job, be dealing with a breakup or trauma or just ...

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8 Ways To Navigate Difficult Changes During Long-Term Illness

Sadly, illnesses like cancer and dementia will affect almost half of us in our lifetime. Many are directly affected and will not be able to ...

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4 Effective Actions To Get Over A Breakup

We think we know how to cope with a breakup because of the examples playing out in our pop culture. However, a real breakup isn’t ...

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8 Natural Effective Pain Remedies

The body is naturally able to heal itself time-and-time again, however, on that journey, many people suffer from chronic pain. I have been one of ...

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4 Tips To Stay On The Road To Success

Ultimately, success means something a little bit different to everyone. For some, the main goal in life might be to fill their bank account. There ...

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4 Musts To Make Your Dreams Come True

If making dreams come true was easy… well, everybody would be living the life of their dreams, wouldn’t they? But they’re not because there are ...

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4 Ways To Stay Positive And Balanced During Infertility

The path to motherhood is one that holds joy and excitement for most women. However, for some, it is marked with frustration and disappointment. According ...

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4 Crucial Ways To Support A Loved One During A Mental Illness Crisis

Seeing someone you love cope with addiction, depression, bipolar disorder or any mental illness can be heart-breaking. There are times when you feel hopeless and ...

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4 Ways To Beat Defeatism Before It Beats You

Have you ever thought that you were not able to do something, or that you couldn’t achieve your goal? Some people even think that they ...

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3 Action Steps To End Bad Habits For Good

Habits, bad or good, develop over time. In other words, doing something once or twice doesn't constitute a life-change either way. If you've ever tried to end a "bad" one, you know that it can be challenging, to say the least. However, it's important to remember that it's not impossible! I find that focusing on bringing new, serving ways of doing things helps to diminish the desire to continue bad habits. For example, eating healthy and exercising might curb someone's appetite for smoking cigarettes. I also believe the following 3 action steps are necessary to end bad habits for good.

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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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5 Healthful Ways To Move Forward After Trauma

Wouldn’t it be marvelous if we all had a crystal ball to peer into? This goes doubly for after a hard-hitting trauma like divorce, illness, loss of a loved one, or an accident. These times can bring on a fog that lasts for months or even years. Though this isn't necessarily healthy, it's a normal response to things that change your life abruptly. I've been through some pretty horrific events in my life but also understand they contributed to the woman I am today. I do know that it's important to create a safe and healthful environment in order to heal and move on. Here are 5 things you can do to move forward after trauma.

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Feeding Paper Tigers

So, I invited the “paper tiger” into my life this past weekend while driving home from Indianapolis. I’ve always had an extreme fear of being ...

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You Are A Creator!

Many people choose a word to meditate on instead of a new year's resolution. Yes, I got on the band wagon, except I could not choose just one! I am all over the place! I thought I needed one word and then a different one came to mind. I kept thinking of really positive words! So here I am owning three words for the year 2015. Do you have a word to use in your life? Here are mine: Balance - Awareness - Transformation

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Human Rights Activist, Monica Perrett, Simply Keeps Fighting

It gives me very great pleasure, to say nothing of pride, to introduce a woman who is all the above and more and also my friend of some years’ standing. Please meet aged care worker, Monica Perrett, mum to six and grandmum to one. A real battler. Monica says, she has always supported the underdog and fights for what she believes is right. And, believe me, I have watched her, albeit from afar, and she is all that she says she is.

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