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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 differently than you expected?

    Of course you have - you're human! We've all found ourselves lamenting over a poor decision or feeling ashamed of something we did. A voice in our head pops out at these inopportune times, and it's usually far from self-compassionate.

    You're probably familiar with this voice, also known as your Inner Critic. (You're also likely familiar with your Inner Critic. Mine tends to be quite vocal!) However, too many of us accept our Inner Critic as natural and expected. What we need to do, instead, is to question it.

    If we don't stop to question our Inner Critic, two primary issues result.

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    Self Matters: Tips for Reducing Holiday Stress

    The five-week mega-holiday begins with Christmas in July sales. However, the winter holiday season officially kicks into high gear with Thanksgiving Day in November. This time of year evokes as much...

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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 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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    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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    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.”...

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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 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 three...

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