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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The Power of Temporary

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One of the things that make painful situations hard to bear is that, in the moment, we don’t know when they’re ever going to end. It’s the uncertainty beyond the pain that really makes us panic. I know that in times of pain – like getting stitches or staples removed, or in the middle of […]

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How to Spot Pseudoscience

Sharing a post from another blog I follow and love:   There’s a lot of pseudoscience out there in the world that can spread easily and quickly via the internet, and it’s astonishing what people will believe. Source: How to Spot Pseudoscience

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Wednesday Musings

I don’t have a deep or insightful article for you today. Just some thoughts on how challenging this degree is for me these days, now that I’m in my internship. I did the math today and discovered that I’m way further behind on my hours than I thought I was. Like, I’m 1/6th of the […]

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Side Effects and Gratitude

This is one of those mornings where I’m up so early my night-owl soul is dying inside. I barely got a wink of sleep. My legs hurt all night and my girlfriend’s cat decided to appear and disappear in 1 hour intervals starting at midnight. Guess who he wanted to cuddle with? My legs have […]

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On being a grad student (with chronic illness)

I’ve been sort of pondering about what this blog should ultimately be. It seems superficial to have it just be about planners and other crafts because although those are my biggest hobbies, I feel like I also want to share the person who’s behind all of that as well. Maybe that’s not the best marketing […]

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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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Gratitude.

I wanted to share a personal story about a time when I truly felt gratitude, and how it enabled me to take advantage of what I had in order achieve a bit of personal growth, to this day. I think this might be valuable to some readers, because it might highlight the difference between appreciating […]

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4 Athletes on Overcoming Disabilities

Oftentimes, overcoming the myriad of obstacles in everyday life can seem a little overwhelming. This can be even more true when on top of it all, you are struggling with a disability or other challenge that not many people around you are facing. But I want everyone to know that no matter what obstacles you […]

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