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Speaking in Public, My Recovery in 3 Chapters

I knew I needed help when I started believing that driving my car off the road was a reasonable way to solve my problems. Continue reading

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Ditching resolutions, one day at a time.

I haven’t written anything in a while.  Unlike in the past, I haven’t beaten myself up about that every day, but it has been on my heart for the last few weeks to get back to it and today seemed … Continue reading

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Self Love Hack #6 & 7: Self care isn’t selfish

Today is the last day of August and I have one more self love hack to share with you.  Self care is a necessity, not an indulgence. When I first learned about the concept of “self care” I thought it … Continue reading

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Self Love Hack #5: Spend time with your reflection

When you think about yourself in your mind’s eye, what do you see?  I don’t know if this is normal, but I never seem to have an accurate image of myself in my mind.  Between pictures from the past and … Continue reading

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Self Love Hack #4: Replace negative self talk with affirmations

Have you ever listened to a song you don’t even like so many times that you involuntarily sing along during certain parts?  That’s sort of what negative self talk is like.  You hear your negative thoughts about yourself repeated so many … Continue reading

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Self Love Hack #3: Re-parent yo self

In my case parenting, or lack thereof, was a big contributing factor in my lack of self worth and ability to love myself.  I’ve long since made peace with the fact that my parents did what they thought was best … Continue reading

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Self love hack #2: believe the people you trust

I’ve decided to dedicate the rest of August to some of the *hacks* that helped me develop self love.  They are not in any particular order and certainly didn’t all start at one time with the purpose of learning to … Continue reading

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