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Advice I’d Share With My Younger Self (And You)

If you could give your younger self some advice, what would it be? Moments of introspection like this are frequently prompted by a desire to better understand ourselves, deepen self-acceptance, boost self-compassion or offer a reminder about how far we've come.

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Reuniting: Advice For Long-Distance Couples

If you've ever been in a long-distance relationship or you're in one now; you probably already know that coming together after time spent apart is one of the most anticipated aspects of loving at a distance. So, what do you need to know before you see each other again?

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12 Fascinating ‘Would You Rather’ Questions to Share

Hypothetical conundrums and dilemmas offer an entertaining way to initiate thought-provoking conversations. Even though these deep questions are designed to be fascinating and fun; would your answers surprise those around you?

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Surprising Benefits of a Long-Distance Relationship

Long-distance relationships create a unique set of challenges that can be extremely hard to navigate. Finding positivity within a distinctly demanding situation may seem hopelessly optimistic, but there are some benefits to loving at a distance.

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Fun Facts From Behind the Blog (Tag)

One enjoyable way to establish connections in the blogging community; both with readers and fellow writers/creatives, is to explore what life is like from behind the blog. Many of us have some fascinating facts that we could share about ourselves; and these intriguing blog tag questions are a perfect way to do it.

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Things to Remember When Moving Home

Frequently cited as one of the most stressful things to do in life, moving home is likely to be one of those key moments we cannot avoid. Requiring lots of preparation, organization and time; it can feel overwhelming.

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Behind the Blog: Writing About Life

If you're part of the blogging community; as a visitor/reader or writer/creator, you likely know how important it is to connect to the person behind the blog. It encourages us to relate to each other in a more personal, welcoming and supportive way.

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Unapologetically Celebrating What Brings You Joy (Tag)

Sharing little things in life that meaningfully establish a source of everyday joy can represent a way to spread positivity and nourish connection. We all need to feel that no matter what, we can experience something that conveys comfort and delight -- unapologetically so.