It’s Okay To Not Be Okay

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The sunken place is real. For me, it looks a lot like paradise but in slow motion. It’s drenched in a cold color palette like in Ozark but with palm trees swaying in the background as if stuck in molasses. I can’t say definitively that I’ve been here before.

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Negative Self-Talk: How to break The Loop

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The dreaded negative self-talk loop. If you’ve ever created something that means something to you (or if you’re just a human living on this earth that doesn’t suffer from extreme narcissism), you’ve probably experienced it to some degree. It’s an internal stream of dialogue that insists that nothing that you do is good enough. That nothing will change for the better. That every push toward your goal is futile. Again, this is a spectrum, but the far end of the spectrum can be crippling.

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How To Focus On Expanding Your Comfort Zone

Whenever we think about our comfort zone, we think of it in terms of something that we need to escape or transcend. Everything outside of it has the power to change us, while everything within it stifles us from being the greatest versions of ourselves. While I understand this thought process, I think that we don’t give the things in our comfort zone enough credit.

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Knowing When You Need Time to Take Some Time

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Recognize these signs. Acknowledge your thoughts. Now feel the weight of your emotions. Your feelings are valid and they need your attention. Don’t push them away. Or else they will certainly stay. It’s time to take the time to heal.

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How To Deal With Your Dysfunctional (AF) Relationship with Social Media

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Our self-confidence seems to be tied up in social media. Your amount of engagement and followers are not only a source of pride, but also business leverage. It literally pays to be liked. We’re constantly subjected to the very best aspects of everyone elses lives, and it should come as no surprise that it takes its toll.

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