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    Self Matters: Learn to Trust Your Intuition—Learn to Trust Yourself

    Intuition can set you on the path to a greater sense of agency in your life. You may think of intuition as a magical or spiritual gift bestowed upon a few lucky people. You hear, “Trust your gut.” But, what does that mean? But what is intuition? What does it do? What is the difference between intuition and impulsivity? How can you nurture it?

    Ever have a feeling you couldn’t quite name? Ever made a decision, changed your mind, then something wonderful or disastrous happened with your first choice? Ever told yourself to do something, like take a jacket with you, decided not to, then wish you had? Ever had a hindsight revelation and thought, “I knew I should have gone with my first choice?” Call the feeling a hunch, instinct, a sense, etc. You experienced intuition.

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    Self Matters: Are You In a Groove Or A Rut?

    Imagine sailing through life or a treasured project with the flow of unbridled ease. Everything unfolds or appears as if by magic. You call someone who not only helps you but connects you with...

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    Self Matters: Your Identity: Be Who You Are

    All people are made up of many different selves—offspring, sibling, employee, friend, significant other, pet owner, cousin, neighbor, you get the picture. How you interact with the people in each...

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    Self Matters: Tamp Down Your Judgment, Ramp Up Your Life

    Life requires us to make myriad comparisons, and decisions based on them, every day. Most of these judgments help us live our lives with some modicum of comfort, satisfaction, and autonomy. They...

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    Self Matters: How Setting Boundaries Can Lead to Your Greatest Freedom

    I believed for many years that if I were “nice” to other people and pleased them enough, they would like me and be “nice” to me, even love me. The strategy backfired every single time. People were...

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    Self Matters: You Say What to Your Self!!

    How you talk to yourself whether in your own voice or someone else’s affects your feelings, the way you live, your relationships, your decisions, and your self-care. Negative self-talk contributes...

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    Self Matters: The Ultimate Guide to Intentions, Affirmations, and Mantras

    You most likely have heard of intentions, affirmations, and mantras. But what are they? What do they do? How can they help me? Are they interchangeable? What are the differences between them? How...

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    Self Matters: Welcome 2021 With Self-Celebration

    We beam with gratitude when someone acknowledges our achievement and the work it took to get there. Accolades urge us to keep going, reach for the next level, step toward the next phase. These all...

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    Self Matters: How To Make Fear Work For You In 2021

    A quote attributed to Wayne Dyer, urges people to not die with their dream, their purpose still inside them.

    FEAR is quite possibly the most destructive force against peace of mind, hope, and...

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