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Turning Your Stress Into Actions

Stress: a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances. The "S" Word... Yes, I'm talking about stress. The same stress that we ALL experience on a day-to-day basis. The stress that makes us shut down and want to give up! There are many different types of stress such as distress (the bad kind of stress) and eustress (the good stuff). Eustress is seen as a motivating stress that allows us to grow and reach our highest potential! But, what if I told you that we can turn distress (the "bad stress") into something productive, worth it, and MOTIVATING. Why We Need Stress This may sound backwards but..we actually NEED stress in order to...

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5 Mental Health Myths

Mental Health is strongly encouraged due to how wonderful it is to be mentally healthy. Your mind is where it all begins. There are many myths behind mental health and what it "means" and "represents." Many of these myths are attached to the stigma against mental health. My project #EndTheStigma, recognizes the stigma against mental health and encourages it to be broken. Within my project there are over 15+ women that shared their story in order to break the stigma. Within those stories, you will notice many mental health myths that are heavily promoted within social media and today's society. With this being said, here are the... 5 Most Common Mental Health Myths: "You are alone" "Mental health is not important...

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3 Steps to Begin Loving Yourself

Self-Love is the key to many doors you may be trying to open within your life. Love stems from within. If you are unable to love yourself, you will face many challenges that can cause damage to your mental health as well as relationships. We all know the importance of self-love, but how do you truly conquer as well as magnify the amount of love you have for yourself? Here are 3 Steps to Begin Loving Yourself: 1. Awareness. It is crucial to realize that self-love is important. When you love yourself you are then able to FULLY love others. Being aware of the simple fact that self-love plays an important role within your life + those around you is the...

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What Boosts Your Creativity?

Creativity is defined as the use of the imagination or original ideas, especially in the production of an artistic work. We are all creative. Creativity is a way of expressing ourselves to the world and those around us. We all contain creativity. As humans, it's our job to treat our creativity like our partner and friend. We must tend to, spend time with, get to know, and value it. The more time we engage in creativity, the stronger our relationship will become with it. On the other hand, the less time we dedicate to it, the more distant of a relationship we will have with creativity. Don't freak out. What I mean by this is that we need to spend more time boosting...

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Check-In With Yourself: 20 Questions

It is very important to check-in with yourself and reflect from time to time in order to determine where you are in your growth, set new goals, and establish new boundaries.  I believe "check-in" questions are a key to self-awareness and personal growth. There are 20 questions you need to ask yourself right now in order to determine where you are within your journey and determine what you need to improve on. Try to answer these questions truthfully. Our mind + soul are limitless and abundant. Just because you don't have an answer immediately, it does not mean there are no answers. There is an answer to each and every one of these questions. Some answers may come to you a year from...

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