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    Health Matters: Mood Journaling for Your Health

    Your mood influences your health.

    In fact, it probably plays a much bigger role than you realize.

    Research shows that a bad mood can damage your heart, interfere with sleep, and increase your risk for developing dementia. That’s why it’s important to understand your emotional triggers.

    Keeping a mood journal can give you new insights into your feelings and emotions.

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    Money Matters: How Can We Use the Snowball Effect in Personal Finance?

    Here in the Pacific Northwest, it is getting to be that time of year where it won’t be long before that flaky white stuff starts to fall. In my household, we always seem to announce the first...

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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...

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    Self Matters: Chase Away Stress with the Joy of Acceptance

    Acceptance is the challenge of the day. While life always has an element of uncertainty, the unknown now seems amplified both in terms of quantity and duration in everyday life. We have adjusted,...

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    Health Matters: Body Positivity Journaling

    There’s no doubt about it: journaling is good for your health.

    Journaling is a deeply therapeutic and healing exercise, especially during life’s more challenging moments. Mari L. McCarthy’s book, ...

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    Money Matters: Are You Making Progress Toward Your Financial Goals?

    We are officially over two-thirds of the way through 2021, and the fall is a great time to check-in on your financial goals. Even if you didn’t set any goals at the beginning of the year, taking a...

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    Money Matters: Personal Finance Books You Need to Read

    A lack of financial literacy is a major cause of most financial and money problems. Personal finance is primarily concerned with achieving personal financial objectives, such as setting aside...

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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 Matters: The Transformative Power of Gratitude

    Feeling overworked? Unappreciated? As if your dreams seem to drift farther and farther away? Current culture commands the need for more. Bigger. Faster. Newer. More comfortable. Easier. There is...

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