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Month: August 2019

My Journey Through Therapy

My Journey Through Therapy

I decided to see a therapist Summer 2019 after a few weeks of increased anxiety due to a medication side effect. Prior to this I was an advocate for therapy for others, just not myself. I realize now that my views were influenced by my past. I mean I do listen to podcasts, I do yoga, and I journal, what could a therapist actually help me with? I decided to go through my employee assistance program. Many work places have…

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How to Combat Feelings of Guilt for Self Care

How to Combat Feelings of Guilt for Self Care

Do you feel selfish or guilty when you take time for yourself? Or maybe you resent someone who may interrupt it? If these feelings are something you struggle with for self care there are ways you can change that narrative. A sign of burn out or a need for self care can come when we are asked to commit to something and we say “yes” when you want to say “no”. At times you may resist your feelings of guilt…

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Travel Tips As a Minimalist

Travel Tips As a Minimalist

I recently traveled to visit my family in California which is something I did twice a year between ages 7-18. I noticed this time around that I had extra room in my luggage thanks to minimalism. Even if you are not a minimalist traveling lightly can be helpful to your stress and budget. These are things I have picked up travelling and implemented as a minimalist. Check the Weather for the time you will be there and pack accordingly: Be…

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