Posts tagged with "personal development"

In Pursuit of Happiness

Posted April 26, 2017 in happiness, in pursuit of happiness, self-care and 5 more

Happiness isn't something that just happens to us. We must create our own happiness. 

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I always thought that once I was skinny I would be happy. Or once I graduated from college and got a real job I would be happy. Or once I got a better job I would be happy. Or when I got a boyfriend I would be happy. Or when I was finally out of debt I would be happy. 

Does this sound familiar? We often assume that there's something physical or tangible that will create a lifetime of happiness. Or when we reach a certain level of success, we'll be happy.

I'm not sure when I realized that grasping at things outside of myself would never make me happy, but that shift in my mindset changed everything.

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It's My Birthday!

Posted May 1, 2017 in birthday, personal development, health coach and 5 more

Today is my 34th birthday! I love using my birthday as a time to reflect on the past year and set intentions for the coming year.

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I love birthdays! 

Birthdays are like the new year in my book. It's a time to look back at the past year and take some time to set new goals and intentions for the coming year. 

I also think it's a time to really celebrate. I always take a vacation day from work, and spend the day doing exactly what I want. I'm also a fan of giving yourself a birthday week or a birthday month!

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