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How Do We Become Strong and Confident From Within?

First, be one with yourself. Accept yourself. Love yourself. Society conditions, educates, and “civilizes” each of us in such a way that we begin to condemn ourselves. For example, society…

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Getting Your Childhood Glow Back

Do we come of age in a singular moment or is it a gathering progression? I’m not talking about the ceremonious physical coming of age that entitles one to a plastic coated card. I’m referring to the l…

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Why Setting Boundaries In Romantic Relationships Is Vital

Looking back, I realize how much my inability to set boundaries contributed to my rocky relationship roller coaster ride. And while there are many different ideas about what boundaries are and aren't …

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Wisdom from Karen Downing

Never give up on yourself. You are, and always will be, the most important person in your life, for your life would not exist without you! You are capable of anything. In order to attain any accomp…

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A Friend With Benefits: Why It’s Important To Be Your Own BFF

By Anne-Marie Botek, AgingCare.com Editor When you look in the mirror, do you see the face of a friend or an enemy? The answer to this question can say a lot about your capacity for self-compass…

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Know Yourself, Accept Yourself

If you're very self-critical, you can often times find yourself apologizing to others about the way you are. It can be demoralizing when who you are doesn't match up with who you want to be. But the w…

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Who Do You Think You Are?

It's very easy to get caught up in what other people think -- or what you think they think of you. And while it's important to consider other people's opinions, your opinion of yourself is just as imp…

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Beginning With Self-Forgiveness

"Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I'll meet you there." -Rumi   It is a gift to arrive in this field where your shortcomings and mistakes are part of a huge …

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Wisdom from Karen Brody

Looking back on my life it's easy to see that all of it was perfect - that is, from here. It certainly didn't feel that way when I was crawling through hell to get to this side of heaven. We all ha…

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Wisdom from Mark Petruzzi

Begin with self-value... Value yourself. Value your Self. Your value never changes. You can't increase it and you can't diminish it. Sure, the value of your actions can vary, but the value of who y…

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