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Books Every Woman Should Read

A few months back I signed up for Audible to get two free audio books and immediately got hooked. Before trying audible I hadn’t listened to audio books but now I’m totally obsessed. I finish 2-3 books every month where as before I could barely finish one book every three months. Listening to non-fiction is easier for me than reading …

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Manifestation Tips

I started reading about manifestation at a super low/total shit point of my life. It’s one of those things I had heard about but never really let myself buy into. However, one night I was laying in bed searching the internet for anything that might help me feel better. Somehow I found videos from Abraham Hicks speeches on YouTube. It made …

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MENTAL HEALTH INTERVIEW #2

There’s so much stigma around mental heath but honestly screw that. If you’re struggling I want you to know that you’re not alone at all. I wanted to start this series for people to share their experiences with mental health to help other people feel less alone and share their healthy coping strategies. I’m super excited to be able to …

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Mental Health Resources: Gratitude Worksheet

  Managing my mental health is a lot of freaking work. If I don’t see results it is easy for me to get lazy or stop taking all the steps I need to do to feel like my most kick ass self. I love gratitude journaling because I use it to practice feeling good. It’s difficult (to say the least) …

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How to Cope with the Death of a Pet

This wasn’t the post I was going to write today but this morning our family dog passed away. If you’ve ever had a very beloved pet I’m sure you understand how they are more than pets, they are family members. Grief is such an unexpected thing and death seems like it is almost always sudden. It comes out of nowhere …

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How to Make Your Period Suck Less

  During the first half of my twenties I had the worst periods ever. I’m talking laying on the floor of the bathroom bad. At that time I could barely cope with my depression and anxiety on a normal day. Throwing in hormonal mood swings and crippling physical pain was a total nightmare scenario. In grad school, I switched to …

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Mental Health Interview #1

  There’s so much stigma around mental heath but honestly screw that. If you’re struggling I want you to know that you’re not alone at all. I wanted to start this series for people to share their experiences with mental health to help other people feel less alone and share their healthy coping strategies. I’m super excited to be able …

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Depression Symptoms and Remedies

I am not a licensed therapist. If you are suffering from a major disorder and need treatment please seek the help of a professional. If you need help finding a mental health care provider call 1-800-662-HELP (4357). You can download a free printable list of hotlines here. I hear a lot of people talking about how hard it is to …

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Lavender Lemonade for Anxiety

This post contains affiliate links The next time you’re feeling anxious try this kick ass lavender lemonade recipe.  Lavender oil has been shown to help reduce symptoms of anxiety and lemons can give your immune system a boost. I love drinking this on hot days, this is an easy recipe that’s perfect for summer. 1 cup raw honey 12 cups pure …

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50 Things You Can Do To Feel Better Right Now

You were never created to live depressed, defeated, guilty, condemned, ashamed or unworthy. You were created to be victorious. — Joel Osteen I spent an entire year of my life grieving once but in that dark truly craptastic year these small things are what brought me through the toughest parts of my life. The small moments when I was able …