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Ways My Life Has Positively Changed In A Year

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People will only be able to understand you if they have a little insight on what has shaped your character and made you into the person you are today. I am excited to share with you how my life has positively changed from last year until today – my FIRST blog birthday! Yayyyyy! This year I promised myself I would crawl out of my comfort zone, share more about my personal story, show more pictures of me on my blog, in...

5 Proven Reasons Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail

5 Proven Reasons Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail

Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail And how To Succeed In Goal Setting Three weeks into the New Year and here I am typing up my first post of the year! For some writers, an absolute no-no! Unheard of. Three weeks without writing a single sentence???  Especially at the start of a new year when you should be motivated, inspired, energized, all that good stuff.  No wonder why new year’s resolutions fail! Hold on – I can explain. From great food at Thanksgiving,...

5 London Food Markets You Need To Know About

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Out & About? Visit These Great London Food Markets London food markets are a great place to mix in with both tourists and locals, enjoy great food and ambiance, while shopping for unique gits and souvenirs. There is a wide variety of traditional and international food, plus entertainment for all ages. Here I have compiled a list of my five favourite London food markets. I included a bonus at the end just for you! Covent Garden London I love Covent Garden in...

5 Interesting Types Of Dads You See At Daycare

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How Many Different Types Of Dads Are There? It would be impossible to answer that question. There are thousands of different types of dads in the world. Stay at home dads or dads you meet at daycare? Not so many. Needing time off work for maternity leave or quitting your job altogether to be a stay at home parent is a decision every family with kids must make for themselves. The stereotype of an apron-wearing, vacuuming while baking cookies wife...

How To Get Creative This Time Of The Year

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Are You Doing Anything To Get Creative This Time Of The Year? Autumn and winter are packed with different with holidays like Hanukkah, Diwali, Thanksgiving, and obviously Christmas. Don’t you think it would be wonderful to get creative this time of the year by opening your mind to new and different things? When I was younger I used to love creating things myself. Pottery, cards, necklaces, bracelets and so much more. Somewhere along the way (I guess in my late teens),...

How To Stop Emotional Abuse And Communicate Effectively

How To Stop Emotional Abuse And Communicate Effectively

Stop Emotional Abuse So You Can Build Better Relationships I have a story to share with you today. Something happened this morning that made me reflect rather deeply about myself. I gained a new perspective on emotional abuse. The weather was freezing out, but I had to take the train to work. I was running late, because I never know what to wear and waste time in front of the mirror trying to decide. Yup – I’m one of those...

Roundup Of My Most Helpful Posts From November

Roundup Of My Most Helpful Posts From November

Summary and Roundup Of My Most Helpful Posts Is it December already? Time flies when you’re reading great blogs! This is my first monthly roundup of my most helpful posts as the year comes to an end I was thinking back to the different blogs I have written. I realised that you might be here for the first time. This means you probably missed some great posts. Now that I have put it all together…..here goes. My roundup of my most...

5 Warning Signs That You Have Low Self-Confidence

5 Warning Signs That You Have Low Self-Confidence

Is Low Self-Confidence Cramping Your Style? Self-confidence is extremely important in every aspect of our lives. Yet so many people struggle with low self-confidence.. For some, the littlest things can them into a terrible cycle of low self-worth. Upbringing, self-image, body language, the way we walk, talk, dress, interact, are all factors that tie into self-confidence. Think back to when you were growing up, did you have emotional love, support, positive affirmations, encouragement or confidence building skills? I hope you...

5 Ways To Avoid Unnecessary Drama In Your Daily Life

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Avoid Unnecessary Drama Like The Plague Do you ever feel like no matter how much you try to avoid unnecessary drama, it seems to follow you like gum stuck to your shoe? Don’t you just hate drama? I know I do. Or are you one of those drama lovers? A self-titled drama king or queen who thrives on it? Certain people want drama. They crave it and chase it. It makes them feel like they are better than you, worth...

Inspiration and Positive Affirmations

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Inspiration & Positive Affirmations vs Negative Self Talk: How To Speak To Yourself Last week I shared a post about the importance of positive affirmations and inspiration. I divided the post into two parts. A- M and N – Z. If you missed the first part, take a look here: A to M of Positive Affirmations and Motivation What are positive affirmations? They are the good statements that describe a desired situation or goal. Plants are like people.They’re unique and they need different...

A to M of Positive Affirmations and Motivation

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Positive Affirmations vs Negative Self Talk: How To Speak   Positive affirmations are the good statements that describe a desired situation or goal. You can speak daily positive affirmations to yourself repeatedly until they are impressed in your subconscious mind. This process causes your mind to work on your behalf, to make the positive statements come true. Easy as ABC. Have you ever felt lost in your world of low self esteem? I know I have. Negative self-talk can bring down your perspective...

Monday Musings: How Friendships Make You More Valuable

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1991 – Long-Lasting Friendships In The Making Friendships can be amazing, and here’s why. So last week I met up with a friend I had not seen since 1991! A friendship I at that time had no idea would last this long. You see, we went to grade school together. My friend Anu, moved away at the end of 4th grade. We had been in the same class from the second grade and became friends. When his family moved away, I...

Mysterious Lore Inspired Destinations You Need To See

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What Are Lore Inspired Destinations? Before I share with you my lore inspired destinations, let me explain what a lore is. Just in case you didn’t already know. A lore is defined as a body of traditions and knowledge on a subject or held by a particular group, typically passed from person to person by word of mouth. I am sure you have heard the term “Folklore”, a collection of fictional stories about animals and people, of cultural myths, jokes, songs,...

15 Things That Make You A Third Culture Kid

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Identify With Being A Third Culture Kid Third culture kid (TCK) is a term used to refer to children raised in a culture other than their parents’ or the the country where they are legally considered native for a significant part of their early development years. Dr. Ruth Hill Useem first coined the term “Third Culture Kids”. I have moved a lot! I know 100% that I am a Third Culture Kid. Moving away from my home country at a very...

11 Random And Interesting Facts About Me

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I Am Finally Sharing Some Random And Interesting Facts About Me! Happy Friday! Today I had the idea of writing a post that is a little different from what I normally do. Random and interesting facts about me. I usually write motivational and self development posts or post on my many travels. Share my life experiences both past and present, but not too much about ME in regards to my likes and dislikes. Well, today I am changing that. I am sharing with...