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Does Self-Care Promote Positive Mental Health?

By Kayla Matthews   /     Aug 11, 2017  /     Health Inspiration  /     0 Comment

Self-care is something we should all be practicing in our daily lives. But it’s a little different when you undertake self-care to contribute to positive mental health. Here’s why it’s a great idea. It Helps Get You out in the World One of the main symptoms of depression is isolating yourself and not being interested […]

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5 Ways Not to Let Other People’s Stress Wear You Down

By Kayla Matthews   /     Jul 14, 2017  /     Health Inspiration  /     2 Comments

Sensitive souls tend to absorb other people’s stress and energy. Eventually, it wears you down. There is a difference between sympathy and empathy. When you sympathize, you express compassion for what someone is going through, and when you empathize, you step into their shoes. For empathic people, stepping into other people’s shoes is too literal, […]

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How to Break Bad Habits

By Kayla Matthews   /     Jul 12, 2017  /     Productivity Hacks  /     0 Comment

We all have bad habits we’d rather not have. Do you check your phone constantly, even in the midst of a conversation or a business meeting? Do you snack late at night and watch the pounds creep on accordingly? These are just two examples of bad habits. It can prove incredibly difficult to break bad […]

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Why You Don’t Always Need to Explain Yourself

By Kayla Matthews   /     Jun 16, 2017  /     Culture & Communication  /     1 Comment

  “No.” It’s a complete sentence, needing no emphasis or details. Stop using it as another apology word, riddled with guilt and a rush of jumbled words to soothe bruised egos. You don’t need to explain yourself to anyone because your first goal is to check in with yourself. Not explaining yourself when refusing someone […]

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