11 Steps to Be More Proud of Yourself

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I think you’ll agree that feeling proud of yourself is something we should all aim to practice. Yet, so many of us forget to praise ourselves… even when we clearly deserve it. This may not necessarily mean you lack the self-confidence or self-esteem to acknowledge and bask in your achievements.  Some people are just humble, modest or … Read more

15 Signs of Abandonment Issues in Adults

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Have you lost a loved one due to an unexpected separation or death… and felt like you never got past their leaving? Do you experience feelings of insecurity, jealousy, rage, anxiety or obsessive thoughts when you are in a close friendship or intimate relationship? Maybe you sabotage relationships so they fall apart? Or you’re too controlling? … Read more

11 Ways to Practice Humility Throughout Your Life

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The world has become divided. People are losing sight of their responsibility to be kind to one another… to treat each other with respect and dignity.  Bad news fills our newsfeeds. Our neighbors are distant. Even households are divided because of conflicting beliefs, where there is no room for empathy. It’s time for a change… … Read more

75 Gratitude Journal Prompts for Kids to Be More Thankful

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Whether you are a parent looking to foster a greater sense of gratitude in your children, or and educator looking to teach gratitude in the classroom…  there are tons of gratitude journal prompts for kids that can help get those appreciative juices flowing. Having something that is meaningful to write about, rather than standard prompts, … Read more

How to Journal for Your Self-Improvement (with Examples)

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Every time I’m told to journal my thoughts and feelings, the inner child in me groans ever so slightly. Instantly, I’m having flashbacks of my seventh-grade diary or eighth-grade health class… where weekly journaling was a requirement.   Despite those things, we somehow managed to get this far in life without ever being taught how … Read more

13 Mindfulness Activities and Exercises for Adolescent Groups

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Mindfulness activities are rising in popularity.  Mainly because it is an excellent way to engage in life and be present.  Whether you are interested in this for your child, or for yourself, the more one actively engages in these activities… you will find they become less anxious and can handle stress so much better. Many … Read more