Get Your Meditation On
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Get Your Meditation On

Meditation is a hidden gem. There are a lot of clichéd ideas out there about Ghandi sitting criss-cross applesauce with his fingers in weird positions and humming...

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Bye Bye God
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Bye Bye God

If I am to strip my faith naked and not worry about the judgment of my friends and family, I am an ATHEIST. Oddly, I feel a little…

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Embracing My Post-College Slump
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Embracing My Post-College Slump

When asked about myself, I’m always tempted to say “I’m just a girl in the world” or “I’m not a girl, not yet a woman.” I guess I’m…

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Understanding Someone With Depression
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Understanding Someone With Depression

As a blogger and writer, I write about much of my personal life, that's what we do. We connect with people, we share raw emotions, we feel things…

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Nourishing Your Roots Where Roots Don’t Grow
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Nourishing Your Roots Where Roots Don’t Grow

Growing up in America as a young Ethiopian girl was an indelible experience. Being different from everyone else led me to grow up very fast while also developing…

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Living in Fear
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Living in Fear

As someone who suffers with agoraphobia (the fear of public places) as well as severe panic disorder, I can tell you living in fear is something I do…

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Morning Routines
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Morning Routines

I go to bed late and wake up early hitting the snooze button many, many times. Are you one who can never seem to be able to get…

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Unconditional Love
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Unconditional Love

As a child, I was always told I was loved unconditionally. Being young and naive, it was just another one of those grown-up phrases that I didn’t understand.…

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Seasonal Affective Disorder
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Seasonal Affective Disorder

Those of us who live in the Midwest or the Northeast claim we love our geographical choice because we get to see a new season appear every three…

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How To Beat Winter Blues
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How To Beat Winter Blues

Winter has come and bitch-slapped us in the face with its cold hearted (no pun intended) ways YET again. The days are getting shorter and the nights have…

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Love Your Body – Love Yourself. Starting The New Year Off Confident
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Love Your Body – Love Yourself. Starting The New Year Off Confident

“New Year, New Me!” OK- let’s be real for a minute; you know it’s not going to happen. Every year, we as women will make a list of…

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Helping Your Kids Feel Safe In An Unsafe World
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Helping Your Kids Feel Safe In An Unsafe World

Some of the most prolific topics of conversation these days are surrounding the issue of terrorism and the following questions are absorbing much of our time and energy…

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Meditate Your Way to Higher Consciousness
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Meditate Your Way to Higher Consciousness

We all have the ability to tap into our higher consciousness, a place where enlightenment and awareness of a spiritual essence exists. This consciousness allows us to take…

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Finding Time for Yourself Is Essential
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Finding Time for Yourself Is Essential

"There are NOT enough hours in the day" is something I say to myself on a regular basis. Between being a full-time nanny and writer AND planning a…

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Stress Dangers That Can Affect Your Life
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Stress Dangers That Can Affect Your Life

Stress is a fact of life. Some of us have more stressful lives than others. It all depends on how you handle the stress in your life as…

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