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Poetry

Renewal

The seasons and cycles of nature serve as a reminder that growth, rejuvenation and new beginnings will continue to arrive, blossom and bloom. It reveals to us that despite challenges and hardships, we can use the change we experience to emerge renewed; sometimes in ways we may not anticipate.

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Poetry

Promise Of A New Day

When we question where life is taking us or we feel adrift without direction, it can be overwhelming and set off bouts of anxiety and stress. This then feeds into everything we do and how we approach our day; sometimes wondering where our purpose lies. 

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Everyday Lifestyle, Self-Care & Well-Being

Supporting Your Mental Health: How To Get Better Sleep

An appropriate amount of quality sleep is fundamental in helping us maintain our mental, emotional and physical health; we're often advised to get enough rest when trying to manage stress, anxiety and depression. The problem with this recommendation is that all of these mental health challenges regularly interfere with our ability to sleep.

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Everyday Lifestyle, Self-Care & Well-Being

Setting Personal Boundaries

Personal boundaries are important for maintaining our overall wellbeing. We need them in our lives to make sure we don't get overwhelmed and to help us navigate our day-to-day in a healthy, positive way. So how do we utilize them and make sure they are respected?

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Affirmations & Journaling, Everyday Lifestyle

Quotes For Life, Love & Transformation

From time to time, life creates challenges, roadblocks and difficulties -- but it also reveals opportunities, fresh starts and new perspectives. Change of any kind can be difficult to navigate and may leave us feeling uncertain or in need of some motivation or reassurance that uplifts us. 

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Poetry

More To Come …

It can be easy to believe that something we're working through or struggling with won't get any better; that the weight we're carrying will only become heavier. It can feel like things may never blossom, improve, or be fulfilled; but we haven't overcome everything that's crossed our path so far for this to be where opportunity, growth and love stops. There are more beneficial things to come.

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Everyday Lifestyle, Self-Care & Well-Being

How To Maintain Your Social Media Health

Many of us spend enough time on social media to know it can periodically deliver an adverse impact on our mental health; even going as far as affecting mood, self-esteem, anxiety and depression. So what can we do when social media becomes a focal point of negativity?

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Affirmations & Journaling, Everyday Lifestyle

Writing Prompts To Help Boost Your Mood

Sometimes we need a little boost to lift our mood so that we can keep growing, move forward or nourish our souls. Writing or journaling can be part of an effective self-care routine because it can give us time for reflection and goal setting.