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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What Is The Difference Between Cedarwood And Cedar Essential Oil?

Essential oils are amazing, that is why I use them daily. But there a lot of essential oils out there, many of them with slightly confusing or very similar names, but potent differences, so that I want to clear up any potential misconceptions you may encounter Cedarwood and Cedar Essential Oils Are The Same (sort …

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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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Tips and Advice for Expectant Moms with Disabilities

Motherhood presents many challenges, and as a woman with a disability, you are used to facing and overcoming challenges with creativity and resilience.  However, you may be worried about the challenge of breastfeeding.  With some basic preparation and tips, you can go into this first phase of motherhood with confidence.   Help!  I’m going to …

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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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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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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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Time Management: My Favorite Tools

  In order to continue this months theme of productivity, and stay true to today’s BohoBerryChallenge prompt about Time Management Tools, I wanted to share with you what I use to keep myself on track. Now, I have to say, it took me a long time to get anywhere close to being organized, and even …

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