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How to Embrace Change

How to Embrace Change

I think Mother Nature is pretty awesome and I love how we can learn so much by observing our environment. ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣Take the seasons for example. When it comes time for the cooler months of Autumn to greet us, the trees really have no choice but to go with the flow. They don't resist change. They embrace it. They let go of their leaves when the time is right and before you know it, spring will be here and they will be getting ready to bring in the new and grow their little buds. ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣I think the same goes for us....

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Five Ways to be More of a Warrior and Less of a Worrier

Five Ways to be More of a Warrior and Less of a Worrier

Do you ever find yourself falling into negative thought patterns and worrying about the future? I hear a lot of people talking about this concept of 'monkey mind' where we loose control of our thoughts and our mind seems to go off on it's own little journey into a dark cave and cause us an unnecessary amount of anxiety and stress. It's easy to loose touch with logic and feel quite emotional about different hypothetical situations. The trick is to identify the thoughts and then take action in a way that works for you. Here are five ways to be...

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How to Stop Comparing Yourself

How to Stop Comparing Yourself

"Comparison is the thief of joy.” - I think this quote from Theodore Roosevelt is pretty fitting for this post because I wanted to share a little story and some advice around self-comparison. ⁣⁣ When I was in high school, I would always worry about not being the best and fearing I'd disappear into someone else’s shadow. I would compare myself in school to people who got better grades than me, compare myself to other kids in my dance class, art class, drama class... I honestly was just so worried about going unnoticed that I felt like I completely tied my...

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3 Tips To Boost Your Confidence

3 Tips To Boost Your Confidence

Confidence comes from within. It radiates out of us when we truly learn to love and accept ourselves and realise that we are enough, exactly as we are. Sometimes we find ourselves in unfamiliar situations or feel out of our depths and notice that our confidence spark has begun to fizzle. If you've struggled with self confidence or are looking to for a little confidence boost when faced with a challenging situation, then try the following three suggestions: 1. Strike the Matilda PoseStand up straight with your feet hip distance apart and place your hands on your hips. Hold your...

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How To Practice Self Encouragement

How To Practice Self Encouragement

I was listening to this fantastic lecture by Marisa Peer (Britain's #1 hypnotherapist) last week and she mentioned something really interesting. She talked about this idea of 'looping thoughts' and how what we think, affects how we feel, act and what happens in our life.  E.g. Say that you think negative thoughts like, "I'm terrible at remembering things. I am so forgetful." This thought will make you feel bad about yourself and maybe even helpless or hopeless. As a result, your defeatist attitude leads you to take the same actions as before and you continue to forget things. Then the...

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