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    Self-Love Matters: The Wiley World of Self-Sabotage

    Self-sabotage can derail your most prized endeavors and set you up for devastating, life-altering failure, damaged or destroyed relationships, a decimated reputation, and contribute to low self-esteem, depression, and anxiety. Missed opportunities are the most common result. Just as stressful is the disappointment you may feel about a letdown of yourself and others. And, of course, the critical comments of others contribute to your discomfort and disillusionment. To overcome self-sabotage can feel ominous, like an insurmountable rockface. These patterns are breakable with practices you can use anytime with any task or project.

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    Self-Love Matters: Let Humility Lessen Your Humiliation

    Someone tells you to hold your ego in check and show a little humility. You translate the message into one of bowing your head shame. But is humility a demonstration of shame? Does it really require...

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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...

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    Self-Love Matters: Practice Self-Love With These 3 Journaling Ideas

    Your journal is the ultimate storytelling device. Whether you are charting your frustrations, anxieties, goals, aspirations, or affirmations of self-love, it’s important to express yourself instead...

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    Self-Love Matters: Are You a Codependent?

    Do you find yourself in a perpetual state of rescuing others, saving them from one disaster after another? Or the other people in your life belittle you rather than offer support when you need...

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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: The Journey of Self-Love

    An old adage says that you cannot love others if you do not love yourself. At the same time, you are bombarded with messages that measure everyone against some ideal whether it is weight loss, a new...

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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-Love Matters: How Journaling Can Help You Grieve

    Grief, despite its presence in all human life, is a taboo subject. Grief has a bad reputation. In recent years, you have been subjected to an extended period of high stress brought on by events that...

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