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How to fight toxic productivity and perfectionism

I am someone who feels better about myself when I have a productive day, week, or month. When I get a lot done. This sense of achievement is what makes me feel good about myself.But this isn't good.There is a difference between productivity and toxic productivity. Between aiming for your best and perfectionism.  What is toxic… Continue reading How to fight toxic productivity and perfectionism

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The Dangers of Yearning (podcast)

We all yearn for things in life. The longing is what drives us forwards. This fantasy, this idea, it steals our attention and motivates us...or consumes us. What happens when the yearning takes over? When we believe more in the fantasy than reality? "Keep your feet on the ground as you daydream..." Click to play!… Continue reading The Dangers of Yearning (podcast)

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How Consumption Affects Our Health

At some point or another, most adults will consider trying to fix or perfect the following: Their hairSkinBody shapeMuscle tone/definitionSleepDietRelationshipsProductivityFinancesConfidenceFitness in generalMental or emotional healthAnd so on Trying to fix and perfect these things, I think we all can agree, is a pretty difficult task. What if I told you that there’s one thing that… Continue reading How Consumption Affects Our Health

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Feeling Safe: What Makes a Good Relationship (not just romantic)

Aside from feeling physically safe, which we all should feel in relationships, I wanted to explore some other ways that we should feel safe with our closest connections. This is what a healthy relationship looks like between two people: they both should feel safe to... Safe to be your true self Firstly, you should not… Continue reading Feeling Safe: What Makes a Good Relationship (not just romantic)

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How to Take Taking Care of Yourself Seriously

We’re all different with different needs and different ways of going after things that are important to us. But for many of us, taking care of ourselves is something we want (hopefully that’s all of us!) but we don’t take it seriously enough.  First things first I'm writing this as a 25-year-old, diagnosed with social… Continue reading How to Take Taking Care of Yourself Seriously

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My love letter to food: from a recovered “fussy eater”

I say "recovered" in this title not for whimsy or to make fun of people who recover from real illnesses or specific eating disorders. I use this word because I do literally feel like I've recovered. Like I went through a time of toxicity; that hurt me and held me back. In that time, I… Continue reading My love letter to food: from a recovered “fussy eater”

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Why You’re Unhappy (podcast)

Today's podcast episode is about why you might be unhappy in life and in general (current awful climate of the world notwithstanding!). I will walk you through 6 ways we make ourselves unhappy, alongside a recognition of the dystopian nightmare we're living in right now and how I am sending so much love your way.… Continue reading Why You’re Unhappy (podcast)