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11 Ways To Be Strong And Say No

11 ways to be strong and say no

As a fellow people pleaser, I used to find it so difficult to say no to someone. No matter how bad, uncomfortable or stressed it will make me feel – I just could not say no.   Sometimes it had worked out for the best, accelerated my career or I've made new friends out of it. But sometimes, it has ruined my day, night or weekend and put mountains of unnecessary stress on me.   It can be as simple as someone asking to do something at work or a friend asking to stay with you for the weekend. These things may seem small to some people, but[...]

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What To Do When You’re Feeling Overwhelmed

Recently, I have been struggling with, well, everything in life.  Especially with feeling overwhelmed. Sleep, working out, eating, work, anxiety, etc. and it has been really hard. I have been through this so many times I cannot even count.   However, this time was different.   This time, I used my strengths to help me, rather than neglecting them. I continued to push through and workout, go for walks, practise yoga. I didn’t really use social media or even blog for a few weeks.   This is a journey a[...]

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Why Self Care Is Important & 80 Self Care Ideas

why selfcare is important and 80 self care ideas

Life can sometimes feel like it is going at 100 mph. In order to keep up with our fast-paced society, it's really important to take care of ourselves to avoid burning out. Self care is crucial, but does not necessarily mean going abroad on a retreat in order to take care of yourself. There are hundreds of things you can be doing to help improve your overall happiness, wellbeing and quality of life. So, here is some information on the importance of self care and 80 self care ideas to spark some inspiration. What is self care  Self care is the actio[...]

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Why Mindfulness Matters And Ways To Implement It Into Your Life

benefits of mindfulness

Mindfulness can be a really powerful tool in assisting you in everyday life, from being more present to less anxious and stressed. There have even been studies that show the benefits of mindfulness being a powerful in breast cancer patients, as well as pregnant women, who are under severe stress. (More on that later!) As you learn to quiet the mind by bringing mindfulness into your life, distractions lose their power to disrupt your focus and disturb your mind. It is important to note, that although there is strong evidence to suggest that practising mindf[...]

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How To Support A Friend With A Mental Health Problem

why selfcare is important and 80 self care ideas

Life is not always a breeze. We all go through some really tough times, life is just full of ups and downs. But some of us can stay stuck, feeling completely alone and as a result, suffer in silence.  According to the Mental Health Foundation, ‘2 in 3 people report having experienced a mental health problem in their lifetime.’ That is a lot of people. But do you know how to spot the signs, or support someone suffering with a mental health problem? It’s not always obvious when someone is not feeling happy, stable, or themselves. Some peo[...]

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20 Ways You Are Self Sabotaging Your Happiness And How To Combat Them

how to stop self sabotage

The end goal in life for most people is to be happy. But how can you enjoy life when you are self-sabotaging your own happiness? Whether it’s being successful, finding the perfect career, finding a partner or even a best friend, they all lead back to one goal: happiness.  When it comes to our own happiness, we can be our own worst enemies and not even realise it.  Recognising your negative, self-sabotaging habits and reconditioning your mind can have a huge impact in the positivity you are trying to bring into your life.  So, without[...]

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The Health Benefits Of Having Pets

I had never heard of National Pet Month until recently, but I think it’s an amazing cause! It’s not just another trend, it’s actually a charity that has been running for the last 30 years in order to promote responsible ownership and celebrate the benefits of our pets.  Why did you get a pet? Usually the answer is because they’re fun and we want to look after them. But did you know they also come with some undeniable health benefits?  Not only do we look after them, but they look after us. Pets, specifically dogs and cats, encourage phy[...]

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20 Famous People Who Failed Before They Became Successful

famous people who failed before they became successful

Sometimes it may help our motivation, or even our ego to know some of the most famous people out there have failed too. Even the ones who are worth millions of pounds and loved by billions of fans. The main point about this article is that you shouldn't give up on your dreams, no matter is thrown at you and don't let fear of failure stop you from being happy. The funny thing is, most of the famous people who failed before their careers took off, say they wouldn’t be where they are today if they hadn't have gone through everything they did. It allowe[...]

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How To Overcome Your Fear Of Failure 

how to overcome your fear of failure

Is there something in your life you are dying to do but you’re too scared to put yourself out there due to you fear of failure? Too scared of looking silly, being judged or laughed at? We are conditioned to believe that failure is not an option. We worry too much about what people will say or think if we fail, so much so that we allow it to hold us back from living with purpose, passion or going for something we have always wanted to do. I believe having some fear can be helpful. It can be the fuel to achieving some great things. And besides, if it s[...]