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    Self-Love Matters: Three Weapons to Defend Your Journaling Habit

     

    I felt so accomplished; after years of half-hearted attempts, I had finally started a consistent journaling habit. For months every morning, the notebook and pen found their way into my hand, and I proudly did what I always knew was beneficial for my life: I journaled.

    Until I didn't.

    The habit didn't stop all at once. There was a random day when I had to leave earlier than usual. Another one when I didn't sleep well. One when a huge work project hung over my head and demanded my attention as soon as the alarm went off. And over time, this gradual line of decision-making–to forgo journaling in place of something that felt more pressing–made my new habit all but disappeared. 

    How had I finally started and stuck with such a beneficial habit for months–and one I was so motivated to do–only to let it fade away so quickly?

     

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    Self-Love Matters: 6 Surprising Tips to Start (and Actually Stick) with A Journaling Habit

    My apartment used to be littered with empty notebooks with a first page that read, “I’m excited to start journaling again!” And then, after a few scribbled pages, nothing. I couldn’t seem to stick...

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    Self-Love Matters: 3 Reasons Naming Your ‘Why’ Brings You Inner Calm And Energy

    Do you ever feel stuck in a procrastination fog, unable to get yourself to do the thing you’ve been telling yourself that you want to do? Or, when you do get around to doing it, disappointed that it...

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    Self-Awareness: ABC's of Changing your Inner Dialogue

    How can your ABCs skyrocket your self-confidence and success?

    Have you ever beat yourself up over something you said? Or perhaps got extra critical of yourself because something turned out...

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    Self-Awareness: When Is The Scarcity Mindset Pulling You From Happiness?

    Have you ever felt like you’re not enough of something? Or perhaps, that you don’t have enough of something?

    I’ll answer for you: you have. I know because it’s not merely a universal feeling we all...

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    Self-Awareness: Why does unlearning lead you to happiness?

    From when we’re born, we’re encouraged to learn things. In the early years, we embrace learning like a sponge; we absorb everything, and anything as our brains begin to construct life. As we get...

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    Self-Awareness: What Patterns Are Holding You Back?

    We all have that person in our life who repeats the same mistakes over and over again. Whether it pertains to relationships, work, or everyday life, we can see that they’re not learning from their...

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    Self-Awareness: Are you having trouble starting or sticking with something?

    I know that I’m not alone in my failure to make a change. After all, there’s a reason that most New Year’s Eve resolutions don’t even last until the end of January. Have you ever set a goal that you...

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    Self-Awareness: How Our Bodies Affect Our Choices in a Powerful Way (And How We Can Harness This Power)

    My friend's lack of awareness around her body's choices almost destroyed our relationship - and her life.

    At the beginning of the pandemic, my friend lost her job. The lack of stability fueled her...

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