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How we create our own accidents, injuries and physical pain (no kidding!)

I woke up the other morning and I could barely move. A pain in my lower left back was so big and bold it was eating my entire body. Yikes is right. While the first thought for many of us would have been to grab for the ibuprofen, mine was a totally different thought altogether: …

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Why positive affirmations don’t always work (and how to fix it)

Whether you glance at my bathroom mirror, my tarot card desk or the chicken-shaped magnet board by the fridge, you’ll see positive affirmations everywhere. They’re written on neon index cards, illustrated with cartoons and framed, or incorporated into paintings on the wall. I am worthy. It’s all about the joy buckets. I expand in abundance, …

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The dangerous effects of isolation (from a former Isolation Queen)

When you’ve had a tough day, few things are more delicious than curling up with your dog, putting your TV streaming option on auto-play, and shutting out the rest of the world. Whether you call it downtime, alone time or “me” time, we all need time to decompress away from the rest of society. The …