Do You Know The Difference Between Feelings And Emotions?


Often people put feelings and emotions in the same basket. Now while they are certainly similar, there are some distinguishing differences you really should know if you’re serious about living a happy life full of positive relationships. Put simply:Feelings are how you feel in the moment. Emotions are past unresolved feelings.

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Philosophy, Psychology, Overcoming Depression

How To Be Successful…When Starting Over. (A Coffee Date & A Clean Slate)


Sometimes we need a redo, a fresh start, a clean slate, and other times we are forced to start new. Whether we choose to begin again, or other factors play a part in the change, it is important to acknowledge the fact that change is the only constant in our lives. Some people deal with change better than others. Whether it's transferring to a new place, starting a new job, or embarking on a weight loss journey we are in charge of how we approach change. As someone who was afraid of change, I have learned ways to not only deal, but also thrive in the face of the unfamiliar. So here are my tips and tricks to embrace change.

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Overcoming depression, Weight-loss, Philosophy, Psychology, Positivity

How To Return To Wholeness When Feeling Like Something's Missing


In Plato's, Symposium, humans were originally created with four arms, four legs, and a head with two faces. Fearing their power, Zeus split them into two separate beings, condemning them to spend their lives in search of their other halves.

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Philosophy, Psychology, Positivity, Overcoming Depression

Worrying, Fear of Failure, and Humiliation


Do you ever find yourself lying awake at night over-thinking and worrying about the future? Do you go over every detail of what may or may not happen? This can be absolutely exhausting. As much as we would all like to, we will never be able to predict the future; furthermore, we have no idea what a day will bring, or what an experience will be like.

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Philosophy, Overcoming Depression, Inspire, Psychology

Make Your Days Extraordinary


There are 365 days in a year. How many of these days are you productive? How many of these days are wasted on being lazy? I believe that each day of our lives is a gift and a chance to do something extraordinary and make the world a better place. So, how do we change a seemingly ordinary day to an extraordinary one? I believe we can accomplish this by paying close attention to the choices we make each day. Choices (even small ones, such as deciding what to wear or what to eat for breakfast) can have a positive or negative impact on your day. The morning is the perfect time to prepare yourself mentally, physically and spiritually for the rest of the day. The morning is the perfect time to get inspired, energized and ready.

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Health, Overcoming Depression, Weight-loss, Inspire, Philosophy, Psychology, Positivity

What Yoga Has Taught Me About Life


I've been a yogi for four years now and the learning never stops. Yoga not only helps me to become flexible and strong, but it also affects my state of mind. Many of the obstacles I had to overcome in my yoga practice are a reflection of the roadblocks in my daily life. Patience. I'm very impatient when it comes to myself. I don't want to waste any time. Let's keep it moving! It took me almost a year to be able to do headstand. But here I am now, finally able to do it. Good things take time and practice. And I'm not just talking about yoga asanas. Everything in life worth having takes patience. Sometimes you only have to wait a couple of hours and sometimes it takes years. But if you keep holding on, you'll get there.

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Yoga, Health, Exercise, Philosophy, Positivity

For Those Of Us Who Are Going Through The Toughest Time In Our Lives


It’s been a little over a year that I heard one of the scariest words any human being ever wants to hear coming from a doctor, cancer. It wasn’t a diagnosis for myself, but rather for one of the most important and influential human beings in my life, my mother. Since that day, a lot of things in my life have been put into perspective. Life can seriously be way too short. I’m writing this post so that if there is anyone out there reading this who is going through a tough time in their lives, they can know that they are not alone and please do not give up hope. There are ways to overcome and move forward.

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Inspire, Philosophy, Psychology, Overcoming depression

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