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Valuing Rest in a Culture of Toxic Productivity

In a world where value is assigned to how much one can produce in the least amount of time, how much money you can make, or how many goals you can achieve within 24 hours, rest is considered unnecessary. While resting is typically associated with laziness and poverty, it can be easy to feel guilty …

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How to Interpret Dreams: An Expression of your Subconscious Mind

Dreams serve as a portal to our subconscious mind. This portal opens every night to send us codified messages in the form of people, places, objects, elements, animals, and more. It depends on us to acknowledge this information and see what these symbols are trying to communicate. In this article, I will share how I …

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Wearing Wigs and Weaves: Embracing Self-Expression Creatively

Self-expression does not just occur within; it can also occur externally as people will experiment with different types of clothing, makeup looks, and hairstyles.  It is important for several reasons, the main ones being that self-expression boosts self-confidence and helps manifest one’s authentic self through different styles and appearances that reflect one’s personality, feelings, and …

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Building External Relationships is Self-Care

When it comes to personal development, the usual discussion revolves around hitting the gym, eating clean, waking up early, and reading self-help books. We tend to focus on our individual relationships with ourselves, often neglecting our external relationships. Mainstream therapy and the media even suggest cutting all ties with friends and family and recreating a …

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How to Manage Stress and Anxiety

You and your mind: The how-to series The mind is the most powerful tool bestowed upon us as humans—it’s where all our imaginations take place. In our pursuit of personal growth and effectiveness, one undeniable truth always surfaces: the extraordinary potential residing within our own minds. Steven R. Covey once said that understanding the intricacies …

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Skills in Leadership: Transforming Teams and Inspiring Leadership

Leading on its own is not enough. Leaders need to set and inspire their team members for success and bring all their abilities and talents to the surface. Inspiring leadership is a skill that can be learned and practiced. There exist many ways to learn it, but the following three strategies have worked the most …

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