Tag: motivation

Nothing’s Perfect – How We Get Tricked into Feeling Insecure

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Nobody’s Perfect You may have heard this one before – nobody’s perfect. So, why does it seem that we always expect ourselves to be perfect? And why do we always look at magazines and Instagram accounts and think that those people are? You may have heard this one before too – looks can be deceiving. But why don’t we ever consider this possibility? We may think it’s obvious that a […]

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How Country Music Changed My Life

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August marks one year since I fell in love with country music. Growing up, I never really cared for it. I didn’t understand it, and I preferred singing along with the Spice Girls, Britney Spears, Jessica Simpson, etc. As I got older, I started liking R&B and Hip-Hop too. I enjoyed a country song here and there, but it was never the first type of music I would turn to. […]

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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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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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Facing Our Fears and Discovering Inner Strength

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People who deal with anxiety understand how difficult it is to face our fears. We don’t always have a valid excuse. Sometimes we just don’t want to deal with the stress of trying to do something we’re afraid of. It feels like it would be much simpler to stay home. When Anxiety Leads to Irrational Fears The problem is that before we know it, anxiety can take over our lives. […]

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“Chapter One” by Lifehouse (Audio)

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I had forgotten how powerful Lifehouse’s lyrics can be. I remember being moved by this band in high school. They seemed to have a different way of singing about things than what I was used to hearing. Their lyrics are intriguing because they are just vague enough to be open to interpretation. One person may hear a different message than the next. It can be cool to find out what […]

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