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How To Accept A Compliment (Because You Deserve It)

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How often are you complimented on something and feel either embarrassed or undeserving? Too often if you are anything like me.

4 Negative Thoughts That Need To Be Replaced

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Negative thought: I’m ugly Replace with: I’m beautiful I’ve always had insecurities about my face. When I was a little girl I believed in everything (like most kids) and I had read somewhere that if you write down your wish on paper, then put it under your pillow at night, your wish will come true. …

Sexuality Is Confusing, And That’s Okay

The first time I can remember feeling something for another girl was when I was around 11 or 12, when a popular and pretty girl held my hand in History class as we were watching a video. I was so delighted that I could have held her hand forever. There was nothing sexual about it, …

I Don’t Believe In ‘Everything Happens For A Reason’

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‘Everything happens for a reason’ is a bullshit phrase that enrages me each time I see it on a Pinterest board or hear it being spoken. Everything happens because people make it happen. People hurt other people. People who have hurt other people are the reason for that hurt. There’s no other reason.

Things That Are Never a Waste of Time

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There’s too many magazine articles, radio stations and TV programmes telling us what we should and should not be doing. Life is hard enough as it is without somebody we don’t know explaining the best way to live our lives and achieve desired greatness whilst making us feel bad about how we are currently living.

Lowering Your Expectations Isn’t Giving Up

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With our powerful and wonderful imaginations, we tend to create the perfect image of what we think will happen next, or as a consequence of something that we have done. They are the sequence of events that are supposed to happen. Even though it is from our imagination, that is how the next part of …