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What does thriving mean to you?
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What does thriving mean to you?

Take a deep breath…close your eyes and get still. Now…picture yourself thriving. Try not to think of it as what it will, or what it should, look like. Allow yourself to see what comes through. Spend a few minutes there… Ask yourself, “what does thriving mean to me?” Whatever it looks life, take a few minutes and write it […]

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Happiness is a skill
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Happiness is a skill & here are 5 stages to cultivating it

Are you happy? Bet that sounds like a loaded question, doesn’t it. In this moment, on this day, I am happy. Very, happy. But it hasn’t always been this way. I’ve definitely had my fair share of unhappy times. In my case, it wasn’t for any ground breaking reasons, but more so because I was […]

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I’m just saying, words matter

The other day I was talking to a girlfriend of mine and “like” we always do – we noticed that we were saying “like”, a lot. Oh my God, like have you ever tried to go 5 minutes without saying like? Ya, pretty tough. So we started to go deeper into how words matter. We also […]

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Why self-love is the best love
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Why self-love is the best love

It’s no secret (and if it is, where have you been?!) that one of, if not the most, important ingredient to healthy relationships is: self-love. Now, this isn’t to be confused with the egocentric, selfish and self-absorbed type “love”. Self-love is stepping out of your ego and into a place of intense self-compassion; it’s the […]

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Dating an alcoholic (and why it should be a conscious choice)
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Dating an alcoholic (and why it should be a conscious choice)

You know it’s not your job to help them, but you just can’t help but try. If you’ve ever dated an alcoholic (or anyone else with a complex issue), I know you can relate. Dating an alcoholic is a choice. Or at least it should be – and not a passive state that becomes your […]

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How to heal your
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How to heal your “daddy issues” (and btw, men have them too)

It can be a hard truth to accept that parents are actually, just humans. They make mistakes and inevitably pass on their issues and insecurities to their kids, and even more likely, create some new ones in them too. It doesn’t make things right, but it is the reality. As young boys and girls, the […]

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Something you might not know about men who take their time
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Something you might not know about men who take their time

Photo credit – Unsplash He loves me…he loves me not? When women take it slow in relationships we label that as having high self-worth and self-respect…but, it’s not so often we say the same about men who take their time. We usually say they’re confusing player types wasting our time. But sometimes, the man is actually going […]

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Playing the victim
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Playing the victim

How many of you know someone (if it’s not yourself), who somehow, someway always seems to be the “victim”? Do you ever stop to wonder how it’s possible that all these “terrible” things keep happening to them? Are you frustrated by their “why me” attitude? Well, you’re not alone. Few things are as frustrating as […]

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I Am
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“I am” – an exercise of not filling in the blanks

Mantras are an excellent way to keep ourselves aligned to the intentions and perspectives that we want to carry with us throughout our days. And there’s one mantra that is so brilliantly simple and one that can pretty much mean anything (and everything) to anyone (and everyone): I AM. There’s one part of me that likes […]

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Getting older, and actually wiser
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Getting older, and actually wiser

It’s amazing how much time we spend worrying about things that never happen. I mean sometimes (more like, often times), we just can’t help but wonder whether or not we’re on the right track, taking the right turns and making the right decisions. But now being able to look back at 3 decades, I can […]

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The busyness disease
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The busyness disease – and the one word that can cure your illness

Photo Credit – Unsplash Thank you my dear friend for the inspiration to write this article…you know who you are. “I’m so busy. I’m soooo busy.” How many of you catch yourself saying this all too often? I know I sure as hell do. The busyness disease inflicts way too many of us. And unfortunately, we […]

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Consciously “seeing” your love
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Consciously “seeing” your love

Photo Credit – Life of Pix Do you ever notice yourself getting into a rut of frustration with your partner? …and can’t quite figure out why? They aren’t doing anything wrong per se, but still, sometimes you just feel like SCREAMING! Usually, if not always, this stems from something that’s stirring up inside of you; […]

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Addiction to Social Media: Check Yourself Before you Wreck Yourself
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Addiction to Social Media: Check Yourself Before you Wreck Yourself

Photo Credit – Life of Pix The struggle is real. I would easily bet that most people reading this can relate to the dilemma of obsessive compulsive social media checking; otherwise known as, addiction to social media. It looks a little something like this: Checking your phone on autopilot countless times a day to mindlessly scroll […]

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Sometimes good things take time – and here’s why
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Sometimes good things take time – and here’s why

Photo Credit – Unsplash Ever hoped, wished and prayed for something that seemed to be taking its sweet time to come around? That’s probably because it is. I’ve seen this in my life, time and time again. There’s something I really want, that just won’t come around – until it does (or until I’m ready […]

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Why I
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Why I’m Cautious of Going Into Bride Character

Photo Credit – Unsplash Over the top weddings are overrated. I recently got engaged to my mister awesome. So naturally, I’ve started to give weddings a little more thought. Sure, I want a beautiful dress and a nice setting to say our vows, but besides that, I (we), would really like to keep it simple. I’m a […]

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Make Time for the Things that Matter by Creating your Flow
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Make Time for the Things that Matter by Creating your Flow

Photo Credit – Unsplash Audio version: We all know we’re supposed to make time for the things (and people) that matter. But it’s not always that easy is it? Lately, I’ve been learning a lot more about how to make time for ALL the things that matter to me, and ALL the things I want […]

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If Hippie Means Happy, I
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If Hippie Means Happy, I’m Ok With That

Rather listen than read? Photo Credit – Unsplash How do you define a hippie? I’m often referred to as a hippie because of my peace loving ways and my ability to remain in a relatively constant state of happiness. Sometimes though this reference isn’t necessarily meant as a positive one. But if hippie means happy, […]

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Dating Advice: It
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Dating Advice: It’s All About You

Photo Credit – Unsplash A few months ago, I had my very first meetup for Ask Diana – and it was amazing. We discussed the article “Too Much Too Soon” and touched on some important points. One of them being, it’s all about you.  This is some great dating advice, so let me explain. Too […]

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How to Get Past An Abusive Relationship
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How to Get Past An Abusive Relationship

Photo Credit – Unsplash There’s nothing easy about getting over an abusive relationship – whether it be mental, physical, emotional or verbal abuse. But one thing’s for sure: you can get past it. We’re all affected by things in incredibly different ways and there’s no one way to move on; BUT there are some clear things […]

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Abundance vs Lack Mindset Pt 2 – Perspective on what you have
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Abundance vs Lack Mindset Pt 2 – Perspective on what you have

Abundance vs Lack Mindset. For the most of us, the feeling of lack is a perpetual one that only exists because of our perspectives.

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