Master Your Life by Defining Your Values

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In hard times, it’s easy to feel like everything is out of your control. Like you’re being tossed amongst the tides of life without so much as a life raft to keep you afloat. And that can make you feel scared and indecisive – even when it comes to the few things you can control.

So how do you get around this feeling of powerlessness? How do you take life by the horns as much as possible to steer your life journey to where you’d like to be?

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5 Ways to Deal with Isolation (From Someone Who Hates Being Isolated)

When I was young, I used to spend tons of time alone in my room. A combination of listening to and writing music, painting, writing short stories, and playing with my cats would keep me occupied for hours without feeling lonely. My bedroom was my own, isolated heaven, and at the time there was nowhere […]

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Depression and Free Time – The Importance of Building Your Own Schedule

I have Major Depressive Disorder, and man, free time is so hard for me to handle. When I’m at my internship with a list of set tasks to work on and a busy schedule of clients, paperwork, and meetings, I really thrive. My brain doesn’t have time to wander, I don’t have time to be […]

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How to Foster Better Concentration with this Daily Checklist

Have you ever felt like your mind was running 1 million miles per minute? Like your thoughts are hopping from one topic to another so fast that you can’t just stop and focus on one thing for 5 minutes? Hey, join the club! I don’t know if it’s my smartphone, my work (which requires constant […]

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5 Ways a Weekly Planner Helps Your Mental Health

Writing in a daily or weekly planner helps you get a bird’s eye view of your day, which helps reduce stress by improving your time management skills. How this works is simple: If you know you’ve got an assignment due on Friday, then you can consciously schedule your time and spread out that work throughout […]

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Self-talk and Practicing Your Art

I made an interesting observation in my head yesterday. I’ve been getting really into making planners, planner templates, stickers, and things like that lately. But what I’ve noticed about that is that, other than color scheme, I’ve been making planner pages that haven’t required a lot of drawing or creativity. Most of the time, I’m […]

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Fall Watercolor Resist Card

Fall Watercolor Resist Card Fall Watercolor Resist Card — Read on stamping.craftgossip.com/fall-watercolor-resist-card/2019/10/19/ Today is the snowy, windy sort of day where I was glad to hear that my friends’ plans for Dungeons and Dragons were canceled. There was no way I was going outside today. I’ve been meaning to be more intentional with my weekends […]

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What are you planning for, anyway?

How your weekly spread can help you achieve your dreams Do you ever get the feeling, as you’re filling out your to-do lists, trackers, dot-journals, and inspirational quotes for the week, that you’re really only tackling what’s directly in front of you? Do you feel that, despite meticulously planning day after day after day, your […]

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A quick tip for expensive meds

This isn’t exactly related to running or working out, but since my blog is geared towards individuals who struggle with their health and fitness, and possibly with chronic illness and disabilities, I think it will be relevant. I just wanted to let people know that if you have a really expensive medication that you can’t […]

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