Realizing you’re not alone in your struggle

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When I’m upset I hermit. A lot of us do that. We obsess over our own issues and build them up to be these mountains that we have to climb, and we feel we have to climb them alone. We become haunted by the things that stress us out and isolate ourselves from the people around us because we don’t think they could understand what we’re going through — the very unique burden that we carry — or we don’t want to put that weight on them. They’re fine. They’re happy. Our issues are not relatable. We are the very first to ever experience struggle.

No one? Just me?

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Learning To Trust Your Vision

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I’ve been having a digital identity crisis. I’ve been struggling with how to use this site and how to use my social platforms in a way that feels more authentic to me. That’s not to say that I’ve been dishonest in the content that I’ve created. It’s always been important to me to use whatever influence that I have to encourage people to be better. It’s not an issue of truth, it’s an issue of intention.

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Having Influence is Realizing Your Life Is Not About You

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With the rise of social media, everyone is seeking some type of influence. When you actively pursue influence, it often leads to some sort of self-serving mission. You’re doing it because you want to feel important. You want to feel like you’re leaving your mark. That your life matters. But who are you doing it for? Yourself, or the recipients of your gifts?

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Is The Social Media Wellness World All About Aesthetics?

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Social media is the perfect breeding ground for a good health craze. The number of protein shakes, hair vitamins and tummy teas that we’re exposed to on the daily basis is honestly ridiculous. We have to force ourselves to get past the aesthetics long enough to actually make informed decisions about the products that we consume.

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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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