“Die Fun” by Kacey Musgraves (Audio)

What Makes You Happie? It’s nice to be encouraged to live life to the fullest. “Die Fun” reminds us that we won’t live forever. We may not always have the second chance we think we will. So, while we can, we should do what makes us happy. We should try the things we’ve been wanting to try. We never know what tomorrow may bring. So, we might as well take […]

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Why Binge-Watching The Bachelorette is Nothing to Feel Guilty About!

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  This season on The Bachelorette… I’ve been hooked on The Bachelor & The Bachelorette for quite a few years now. So I was shocked when I realized that this season of The Bachelorette was almost over and I hadn’t taken the time to watch one episode. I was looking forward to the premier, as usual. But the season began when I was still settling into my new apartment. I just couldn’t […]

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Top 3 Reasons Why Change is Good

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By now I’m sure you’ve all heard that change is a good thing. We should embrace it. But we always seem to want to fight it. It’s scary to be in situations we aren’t familiar with. And we often dread the worst. I’m always worrying that a change will be worse than whatever position I’m currently in. The next apartment will have less friendly neighbors. The next job will have […]

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Learn Your Reasoning to Find Your Purpose

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Nobody likes to feel lost with no purpose. That’s why many of us spend so much time trying to figure out their “purpose” in life. We can’t find our purpose, though, without truly understanding who we are. We may know what we like and dislike. But knowing the reasoning behind those feelings is important in understanding the overall picture. The Purpose Behind Your Unhappiness If you don’t like your job, […]

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Hilarious Puppies to Brighten Your Day! (Videos)

Happie Hump Day! We’ve focused on serious issues the last couple weeks. I thought it was time to lighten the mood a bit! Sometimes we need to just surround ourselves with good vibes and things that make us smile. These videos of hilarious puppies definitely made me smile… and laugh out loud. (P.S. No puppies were harmed in the making of these videos.) Enjoy!     … Having a dog […]

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Logic Discusses the Lyrics of “1-800-273-8255” (Video)

Logic – An Inspirational Rapper Logic definitely has a way with words. I get inspired just listening to him speak. In this video, he discusses the lyrics and meaning of “1-800-273-8255.” He shares the difficulties he had in writing the song and being so open on his new album. Many people have a hard time sharing their feelings or putting them into words. Logic hopes that if someone relates to […]

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“1-800-273-8255” by Logic featuring Alessia Cara & Khalid (Audio)

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Inspirational Lyrics It’s inspiring to see artists being so open and honest in their lyrics. Artists have the platform to reach many people who need encouragement. They can give people hope that there is light at the end of the tunnel, and they can let them know they aren’t alone. “1-800-273-8255” is such a beautiful and powerful song. It shows a glimpse into the transition from being in a very […]

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Thinking Through a Negative Mindset

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Just telling yourself to think happy thoughts doesn’t always work. Sometimes you’re in one of those negative moods where the smallest comment could send you into a downward spiral that you can’t control. And if you’re around people who don’t quite understand these mood swings, it can only get worse. Experience with Negative Feelings This happened to me not long ago. Let me be the first to tell you that […]

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Stop Blaming 13 Reasons Why (Videos) (Includes Spoilers)

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Arguments and Concerns There are still many strong emotions and opinions regarding the Netflix show, 13 Reasons Why. A huge majority of us have experience with mental illness whether it’s with someone we know or ourselves. It’s a very touchy subject. Mental health, depression, and suicide are touchy subjects. As someone who has experience with depression, I see the value in the show. You can read my full review here, where […]

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Be a Healthier You – Get the Motivation to Start Today!

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Every day is a constant struggle. Eat the foods I’m craving and lay on the couch? Or eat healthy and work out? I definitely don’t always make the right decision. Especially lately. Sometimes no matter what we tell ourselves or read or see on T.V., it seems impossible to get that motivation to “start today.” We’ve all been there. Some people are better at forcing themselves out of bed than […]

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