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    Money Matters: 8 Smart Ways to Use Your Tax Refund

    Tax season is upon us, and for many, that’s actually good news. With the economy in a hole as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, our personal finances have taken a hit, as well. That means many of us may be in line for a refund from the IRS, and it couldn’t come at a better time.

    Even with two government stimulus packages in the books and a third on the horizon, we can use all the help we can get. The question is, what should we do that windfall?

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    Health Matters: Food Journaling for Better Health

    Most people know that healthy eating is a basic tenet of good health. If you don’t nourish your body well, it isn’t going to perform well. But when life gets busy, it’s easy to fall off track....

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    Money Matters: How Can I Work with a Financial Professional?

    Tax season is here again, and I thought this would be an appropriate time to discuss working with financial professionals. There are two ways of looking at the question: How can I work with a...

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    Self-Awareness: How to Avoid Four Common Traps When Naming Your Emotions

    Self-awareness is our ability to identify our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. It’s all about understanding who we are and how we fit in the world. As such, it’s one of the most important...

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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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    Health Matters: Calming Self-Care Strategies for Your Journaling Practice

    I love the stillness of the early morning hours. It’s quiet. It’s unhurried. And it gives me a chance to check in with myself within the pages of my journal before my to-do list commands my full...

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    Money Matters: How Can You Learn to Love Money?

    If you’ve been working on your money issues for a while, you may have been told that you have limiting beliefs around money and that’s why you can’t seem to make more money or save any money....

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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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    Health Matters: Journaling for New Beginnings

    A few years ago, I embarked on a solo, cross-country adventure. The trip came on the heels of the end my marriage, at a time when I felt completely directionless and broken. My new beginning...

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