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How To Find A Mother Figure When Your Mom Has a Mental Illness

My name is Ally Golden and I wrote my memoir, A Good Soldier, about my relationship with my mother, who suffered from Borderline Personality Disorder. Because of her disease, my mother and I never had a normal relationship. The love … r

5 Ways to Actualize Your Ideas

Ever been a place where all you ever want to do is check out of this reality and check in to your imaginative world where you are the creator of magic? How fun is it that everything we desire exists … r

A Life in Progress

How I Lived the Best Life I Could In The Face of a Challenging Diagnosis

This is a story of perseverance, overcoming obstacles and following dreams. Not really. Well to some degree the following dreams part is right. But essentially, this is just a story of my life. When I graduated high school, I decided … r

5 Ways to Conquer Your Grief After a Tough Breakup

Breakups are brutal, aren’t they? A relationship takes a ton of work and energy. You have to be vulnerable and trusting and take a risk on love. You open your heart and soul to your partner. It’s no surprise that … r

How to Make The Rest of 2018 Successful By Quitting These 6 Toxic Habits

It’s more halfway through the year…would you consider 2018 a massive success? A failure? Or a lot like the last year and the year before that?  If you’re wanting more out of life you don’t need to wait until 2019. … r

Seven Ways to Become an Active Listener Using Classical Music

Music is present during virtually every activity in our daily lives. Whether you’re in an elevator, waiting in line at a drug store or shopping for new shoes, music is likely playing around you. But ask yourself this, do you … r