Personal Development

30 Ways to Relax Without Watching Netflix

The Problem with Netflix I have a love/hate relationship with Netflix. I'm not going to go so far as to say that watching tv is always bad, or that life is always better when television is out of the picture. What I do know for me is that too much television can...

How Being More Vulnerable Can Change Your Life

Lately I've been thinking a lot about vulnerability. As I read this book, I began to see the adverse effects of fighting against vulnerability. It's tempting to write vulnerability off as weakness, something to be guarded against rather than invited in. But the more I...

6 Major Reasons You Should Get to Know Yourself

One of the biggest lessons I learned from this book is that it's important to get to know yourself.  For some of us, focusing on knowing ourselves almost sounds self-indulgent. Wouldn't it be better, more humble, to get to know the people around us instead? But I've...

Bad Habits Confession: 10 Of My Worst Habits

I've been thinking about habits a lot this week. To be fair, figuring out how to cultivate good habits and rhythms is not usually far from my mind since I feel like I struggle with it more than the average person. I'm always a fan of focusing on progress, but it never...

Lessons I Learned in April and May Goals

I'm not a naturally structured person, and I have a difficult time motivating myself. Doing these monthly goal recaps and planning posts really helps me think through what I really want to focus on in the coming month! I thought I'd share since I always love getting a...

Know Yourself: Are You an Opener or a Finisher?

The other day, I got to the bottom of a tube of toothpaste. I patiently and persistently squeezed out the very last bit I could possibly get out, briefly considering getting a pair of scissors so that I could cut it open and ensure that every single bit of that...

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