Tag: self awareness

Boundaries

Boundary: a line that marks the limits of an area; a dividing line. When we think about personal boundaries, these are the limits and rules we set for ourselves within relationships whether personal or professional. You will burn out and drive yourself crazy if you say yes to everything and try to be everything for…
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Social Media: Clean it Up

There comes a time when we catch ourselves on social media a little more than we care to. At the same time, there is absolutely nothing wrong with interacting with friends and family, finding a new recipe, or getting inspiration from your favorite influencer. Sometimes we open social media, and our timelines are filled with…
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Addictions and Dependency

Be kind to everyone because we are all fighting battles seen and unseen. Society today displays addictions as only a stronghold to drugs and alcohol. Addictions go beyond those two things. Some addictions can be easily disguised as a hobby and may not be noticeable in the beginning until they start negatively impacting your daily…
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You are not Overwhelmed, You are Unorganized

How often do we feel the day, week, or even month has gotten away from us? Sometimes we feel as if there is not enough time in the day. From the time we wake up to when our head hits the pillow, the to-do list seems like the more we cross off, the more gets…
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Tips for Anxiety

“Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength.” – Charles Spurgeon Anxiety can be expected in stressful situations such as public speaking or taking a test. Anxiety is only an indicator of underlying disease when feelings become excessive, all-consuming, and interfere with living. When your anxiety leads you to be…
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Self-advocating in the Workplace

What exactly is self-advocacy, and why is it important? Self-advocacy is the action of representing oneself or one’s views or interests. Self-advocacy in the workplace plays a huge role in our position within our organization. Yes, it may seem scary, but it is up to you to ensure that your voice is heard. This is…
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There is only one YOU. Stop trying to be HER.

“Stop being jealous of people in their winning season. You have no idea what they went through in their losing season.” Sometimes we can compare our lives to others without even realizing it. Something may start as inspiration but slowly takes a turn towards envy and jealousy. Now I am not saying do not be…
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Icebergs of Success

Some people can make success look so easy. Looking in from the outside can cause us to miss the hard work people put in to get there. This is the iceberg effect of success. Success is the visible portion of the iceberg floating above the surface of the ocean. We must understand that an even…
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Distractions

Recognize when certain distractions try to take the place of family, friends, and even your career. All busy work is not “good” busy work. Distractions are everywhere. Whether it is our phones, the television, or people, we all have them. The question is, what do you do when they arise? I will be the first…
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