Finding Your Own Voice


In this day and age, it is pretty easy to get absorbed into feeling “unworthy“, or just “not good enough“. Our society, the media and even people that we love often put different kinds of pressures and expectations on us, and, unfortunately, we are not always aware of this happening and consider this standards our own.

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Positivity, Overcoming Depression, Psychology, Philosophy

Good Is the Enemy of Great


At my high school, every senior gets to choose a quote to appear in the yearbook with her picture. Some are funny, some are inspirational, and some recall specific and memorable moments in our lives. I chose a quote that I have heard since I was little and has stayed with me, pushing me to constantly abandon complacency and seek new opportunities and growth outside my comfort zone.

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Philosophy, High School, College, Inspire

Why You Should Keep Going


How many times have you been in the middle of a workout and thought ‘I can’t do this!’ We've all thought this at some point in our fitness lives – whether it was during a first time run, during a physical education class at school, or with a trainer in a gym or park.

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Exercise, Philosophy, Inspire, Positivity, Psychology

What if money was no object?


This is a lecture by philosopher Alan Watts. Below is a transcript of the video above: What makes you itch? What sort of a situation would you like? Let’s suppose – I do this often in vocational guidance of students. They come to me and say, “Well, uh, we’re getting out of college, and we haven’t the faintest idea of what we want to do.”

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Philosophy, Psychology, Positivity

20 Habits practiced by the Happiest People


How many time have we all not told ourselves “I would be happy if had…more money, If I could lose weight…etc. Well happiness doesn’t come from the outside but from within, this is why, if you truly want to be happy and be happy with everyone else, you need to work on yourself, first, and I know it’s not an easy thing to do but you can choose to be happy, no one else can do that for you.

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Philosophy, Psychology, Positivity, Inspire, Overcoming Depression

Small is Sexy!


I’m not referring to height, weight or the size of body parts here. What I am referring to, however, is the notion of living a smaller lifestyle and it’s impact on our level of personal happiness.

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Philosophy, Eco-living,

A Story of Overcoming--Oren: From the Mud Grows the Lotus.

19-Mar-2014 What does one do with all these ideas swimming around her head? What do you do to take back your power after every door has closed and you have heard your final “no”. Well this girl threw herself into the deep end. I took back my creative power and I took back my inspiration. I wrote a film called OREN.

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Philosophy, Psychology, Positivity, Overcoming depression, Inspire

Food, Faith, and Family


I love my family. I really do. I love their energy, their constant love, their sense of humor… I wouldn’t trade them for anything in world. With all this love, energy and humor abounding, it’s kind of hard to say no to them. Especially around the holidays.

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Family, Nutrition, Health

Don't Let Your Fears Stop You From Following Your Dreams


Do you have big dreams? Do you dream of visiting certain places and trying certain things? Maybe you have a dream career you hope to pursue? I‘m sure you do. And you want to make these dreams come true? Well, you can. You know you can.

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Inspire, Philosophy, Psychology, Positivity

The Cycle of the Moon


Some hundred years ago, we believed that the Moon played an important part in our lives. We once knew about its magnetic field and understood the power it exerts upon us. It was a time when nature was one of our best allies. We worked alongside and within its creation and that brought peace to the hearts of many past civilizations.

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Philosophy, Psychology

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