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The Art of Emotional Allowance

We live in a world where being expressive about our feelings is viewed as being weak. It’s mocked, shunned, and even frowned upon. “Oh you’re being too emotional,” “stop crying all the time,” and “Suck it up” are all things children hear at some point when it comes to expressing themselves. As a result, it creates emotionless and emotionally unavailable adults. In more recent times,

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Finding Consistency in Working Out

I’ve always been athletic, running track and playing soccer my whole life. The issue I’ve always ran into is being consistent when it came to working out/ practice. It was just something I disliked doing. I loved winning but it was not enough to get me to go to practice/ workout each day. However, this has now changed years later. 

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How Being Selfless Can Affect Self-Love

A selfless act promotes happiness within another person or group of people without any exchange in return. Selfless acts are considered good deeds. But what if we did this on a regular basis? No matter the issue, you are the hero in someone’s life. Although, who is your hero? The hero and most important person is you.

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Defining Self-Love All 2019

Over the course of 2018 and going into 2019, I have been seeing an outpouring of #selflove articles or self-love quotes. You know, the ones that have you looking at your phone screaming “YASS SIS!” or “THAT is a WORD!” Trust me, I’ve been that woman scrolling through all of the self-love Instagram accounts mentally stimulating my brain on feel-good texts and saving relatable memes. As women, we

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Sis, You're Single... Not Sentenced

I remember vividly the evening my ex broke up with me abruptly. I was sure we were getting married based on our intentional courting. That night, it all fell apart and everything shifted in a way that was effective immediately. Little did I know at that time, in that moment, I had entered back into a life that would lead me to experiencing freedom and completeness beyond my expectations. To celebrate making it through a year of singleness, I want to share new perspectives and reflections to challenge the way people think about living a functional single person.

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Loving Yourself: A Self Care Day

Your day of self care is a time where you can simply checkout, have some alone time, recharge and show yourself lots of love. The truth of the matter is, from time to time, you need to checkout to be the best version of yourself when you check back in. We can take on so many of life’s stresses that the recharge button is seriously necessary. Days go by so quickly that we forget to

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Bringing Better Habits into the New Year

“New Year, New Me” is the most popular phrase used by Twenty-Somethin’ year olds ever since I can remember. Yes, the New Year is an exciting time where we can forget all about the past year that concluded and focus on what is about to happen in our lives. But, have you ever thought about what new habits you should carry over into the New Year?

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