10 Ways To Stop Procrastinating Right Now!

While many of us have great and detailed goals, some of us (myself included) struggle with procrastination at times. It is hard to stay motivated every step of the often long journey of achieving those dreams, so it is easy to fall into the trap of low energy, and inability to take action. But, because …

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Reflections: Entering The Second Half Of The Year

Life can only be understood backward, but it must be lived forwards. Søren Kierkegaard   I tend to go into the second half of the year reflecting upon how the first half went, summoning up achievements and successes, and analyzing failures. But there is a chance,  that one can overdue the reflections, spending too much …

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11 Peace Of Mind Quotes To Brighten Your Day

Powerful quotations have a positive effect on our daily lives, providing us with insights and motivation, and inspires us to reach for me. Today, I want to share with you 11 Peace of Mind Quotes to brighten your day. “Whoever values peace of mind and the health of the soul will live the best of …

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Teach Your Kids The Lost Art Of Writing Thank You Notes

A part of raising a mindful and grateful child is to give them the opportunity to express their gratitude toward someone on a regular basis. I am a big believer that one does not need a special occasion, or having been given a gift to write a Thank You note, and sending them simply because …

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30 Awesome Journal Prompts For November

30 Awesome Journal Prompts For November

Hi, you lovely people! I am so happy to announce a new feature here on Avalon Media. Monthly Journal Prompts! I love journaling and find it essential for a healthy, self-care and a powerful morning routine. But, I also know how hard it can be to think of something to write about each and every …

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How To Be More Patient With Yourself And Others

If you have kids, work with others, or are in a relationship of any kind, you surely have plenty of times throughout your day, when you need to practice patience. While this is easier in some situations than others, other times, we all fail at this. When results are at stake, or appointments to keep, …

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Embrace The Courage To Create

With NaNoWriMo fast approaching, many writers, and those who aspire to join the professional published ranks of that profession are planning, and fevering away. Some of you might already have an outline or at least a pretty detailed idea what you will write about, while others – like I have in the past – are …

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These are the Mental Health Benefits of Travel

The word stagnation almost always has negative connotations and for good reason. Staying in the same place, whether it is professionally, personally, or literally, is rarely a positive thing. Let’s take it literally, for a moment. Going to and from work, eating at the same rotation of restaurants, and generally not engaging in new sights, …

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Disaster Preparedness Kit - Don't Forget Your Pets

Disaster Preparedness Kit – Don’t Forget Your Pets

I am still deeply saddened by what happened in Texas the just passed Hurricane Harvey and am now trying to emotionally prepare myself for what damage the East Coast will have to endure due to Hurrican Irma. While my husband is making sure that my mother-in-law (who is living in Florida) is ready for what …

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My Top 5 Favorite Organizing YouTubers

My Top 5 Favorite Organizing YouTubers

I am not naturally organized and productive. Therefore I am constantly trying to find people who inspire me on both of those fronts. While I have been a lot better at being productive, I really need all of the help I can get when it comes to optimizing my home. This is where the following …

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