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The Power of a Growth Mindset

Have you ever heard this saying? Leaders are made, not born. I’ve always found this quote comforting—it shows that not all of our gifts are assigned at birth. Our talents can be developed and shaped through practice and passion. However, … r

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Why Positive Thinking Doesn’t Work – And What Does

You might be anxiously wondering where this article is going to go, so just in case you’re about to judge me as some negative Nancy that’s going to bash positive thinking, I’d like to clear that up because that’s not … r

Creating a Sacred Space for Creativity

Most writers and artists need privacy and solitude to tap into their creative selves. Creating is not always easy, but it can be even more difficult if is done in an uninspiring environment or surrounded by unwanted people and noise. … r

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3 Easy Tips to a Good Night Sleep

Good night sleep. The best thing in the world (Second to a nice Cheeseburger on a rainy morning). According to a 2010 survey, 30 percent of Australians reported experiencing a severe sleeping disorder. Whereas in America, the Center for Disease … r

Align Your Life With Your Passion

What do you want to be when you grow up? Remember in grade school when everybody would ask you this? A firefighter? Astronaut? How about president? For me, it was a writer. I remember the weekends when my mom would take … r

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The Complete Checklist For Strong Mental Health

Feelings and thoughts, both pleasant and unpleasant, have one thing in common – a mind which experiences them. And this is an obvious truism that seasoned meditators pick up early in their practice. But what does it take, for a … r