personal development

Uncovering the Life You Want From Shattered Pieces

I have flaws. Moving in hurried steps, blinded by ambitions as I push you aside. I keep quiet and smile when I should speak up. I sit in spaces I don’t feel I belong. What helps me to realize this flaw is unfortunate because I begin to break. My body grows weak. My mind is […]

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How to Get Real About Who You Are

Authenticity is my favorite word. It’s what I live for.  Being real is happiness. Being real is peace of mind. Being real is a relief. It matters to live your life in a way that truly reflects all of who you are. However, the process of being real has been shaky for me. It’s been […]

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How To Identify Your Passion

Finding and following a passion either within or outside of your working life can lead you to living a more meaningful and happier life.

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What it Means to Value Yourself

To value yourself is critical. It affects your perception of you and your life. Whether or not you value yourself will affect your friendships and relationships either positively or negatively. The question then becomes, what does it mean to value yourself? Below, I share what I’ve learned/learning through my journey on self -love about what […]

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Break Free From Insecurities and Embrace Self-Love

To live a life where we are content with ourselves, we must embrace self-love. You can do this by calling out your insecurities in a letter.

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4 Ways to Create a Happier Life

Happiness is what I look to create and embrace more of in my life. But it is not an easy goal. Life throws us into situations and events that we do not expect or want. However, I don’t think we should give up on happiness. I believe that as long as we are fortunate to […]

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12 Compelling Quotes To Have Peace of Mind

I’ve read ‘The Untethered Soul” by Michael A. Singer several times. I found out about the book through a friend. I was on a service learning trip in the university. My friend was reading the book and I was curious about the title: The Untethered Soul, the journey beyond yourself.” I asked my friend if […]

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3 Simple Tips To See & Accept People as They Are

It was Maya Angelou that said, “if people show you who they are, believe them.” It is as of recent that I have truly begun to understand how profound and significant that statement applies to my life. “If people show you who they are, believe them,” Maya Angelou In the past and sometimes presently, it’s […]

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How To Not Get Overwhelmed with Comparisons Online

The internet and social media can be both a blessing and a curse. On the one hand, the internet exposes us to much information. It helps us to be aware and informed on what is going on around us. It can educate and motivate us. On the other hand, the internet can feel overwhelming. We […]

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10 Quotes By Mark Nepo That Lift Your Spirit

I read “The One Life We’re Given” by Mark Nepo. It’s a book that I will cherish because his writing helps me to meditate on myself and my life. I share 10 of my favorite quotes by Mark.

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