A rainbow after the storm

“The way I see it if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain,” says Dolly Parton. The storms of life aren’t fun. They catch you unprepared. They ask you to be flexible with your plans. When they do arrive though, there’s always this promise or hope of a rainbow after the […]

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41 things to be grateful for

When I lived in Oklahoma, Spring meant tornado season, thunderstorms, and the possibility of the electricity going out. Only then did I notice my dependence on light bulbs, the internet, and kitchen appliances. If you are looking for things to be grateful for today or a reminder of the abundance in your life, I’ve written […]

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How to shine on

How do you keep yourself sparkly motivated and inspired when you feel ready to give up? If you want to shine on–to keep the sparkle in your eyes–accept that hardships are a normal part of life. As you face your hardships, stay true to yourself by choosing a path that fulfills you. And as you […]

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How to welcome the unimaginable

“Keep some room in your heart for the unimaginable,” says Mary Oliver. What does the unimaginable mean to you? Does the unimaginable mean a dream that seems impossible? To make room for the unimaginable, for an impossible dream, keep an open heart and an open mindset. You keep an open heart and and open mindset […]

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A gain, a glow, or a gem

With the year coming to an end, I think that it’s so important to reflect on your successes and achievements, even if the year didn’t give you every single thing you hoped for. Reflecting on your year’s successes and achievements is a way of acknowledging your growth, your hard work, and your dedication to all […]

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Enjoy These 5 Benefits of Solitude

Check in with yourself: Do you feel like you need some alone time? If your first thought is you’re selfish for focusing on yourself, choosing solitude will strengthen your relationships. It will help you let go of your expectations of the world so that you are better able to connect with everyone in your life. […]

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Why you should do it anyway

When I left my hometown of 8 years to my new home state, I was full hopes and new dreams. Fear also tagged along because it was a major change. The move was full of mystery ahead. I was anxious because of the unknowns. But looking back, I can tell you that acting despite feeling […]

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Let go of your worries

Don’t let your worries get the best of you. No matter what’s going on in your life, you will always find the support and guidance to the solutions to your worries. There’s no need to worry because sometimes things turn out way differently than expected, and this is a good thing even if it doesn’t […]

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