Nourish Your Inner Self

And in the end, I come to the conclusion that we all have available within us the same wealth of things: the capacity to love, to be happy, and to find peace within ourselves.

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You are love. You are loved.

Let’s forget about the heart-shaped emojis for a minute. What do you feel when hear the word love? Why does love never end? How is love always here, alway present? Forgive It takes time and perspective to forgive the people who have brought you pain. Sometimes people cause pain because they don’t see past their own […]

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How to stop feeling stressed & overwhelmed

Feeling stressed? Feeling overwhelmed? Stop fretting. Everything’s going to turn out okay. Life isn’t meant to be complicated. When things turn complicated, it’s your sign to let go of whatever’s keeping you from peace. Remember that living is really simple. Living is about being and loving. Let go To stop feeling stressed and overwhelmed, let […]

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How to live a happier life

Life isn’t about being happy all of the time. Life is about being less of a Grinch or less of a Shrek 💚. You become less grumpy by not taking things personally or seriously, and by staying curious. Don’t take things personally It’s hard to feel happy when you’re constantly thinking about what someones else […]

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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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Why loving is difficult

It’s difficult to love people who are not fluffy teddy bear huggable. They wish you no good with their glance. They’re cold. It’s also difficult to love people when you’re consumed in your own life story, so consumed that you don’t care to learn about someone else’s story. Like you, everyone is facing a challenge […]

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This is how the story ends

The story ends with you loving your life–if not completely, a little bit more. The story begins with a moment of desperation, of sadness, of shame, of madness, of loneliness. The magic happens the moment you’re willing to heal from suffering. The magic happens the moment you face the truth with humility. That moment is […]

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Have you seen your gift yet?

Dear reader, a few weeks ago as I was walking straight toward the produce department at the supermarket, a woman jumped into my path out of nowhere.  She asked me with a smile and cheery face, have you seen your gift yet? She caught me off guard because I was so ready to check off […]

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On Showering the World with Kindness

Being kind is something that we’re taught early on. We’re taught how to share our things. We’re taught how to put ourselves in other people’s shoes so that we can better understand them. But it’s often easy to forget to nurture kindness in ourself and in our interactions with others. Being kind takes practice and […]

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Self-care isn’t only for weekends

Self-care means listening to your body’s needs, tending to what needs attention in yourself. Self-care isn’t only for weekends. Care for your needs every day. You know what works best for you because you know your strengths and weaknesses, your personality, your schedule. When you want connection or need help, find the right person to […]

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