HTSFLS by Andrea Owen Chapters 8-10

Chapter 8 ~ Perfectionism Prison: Self-Destruction at Its Finest “Remember, you always have the power to change old beliefs, habits, and patterns” (112).   “You can still be awesome and let go of being perfect” (113).   “…when criticism strikes, pay attention, get curious, and get clarity” (114).   “That making mistakes is a natural […]

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HTSFLS by Andrea Owen Chapters 5-7

Chapter 5 ~ The Demolition Derby of Your Life: Self-Sabotage “Look at your past and the time when you feel you’ve sabotaged your life. […] Ask yourself: What am I actually avoiding?” (75). Make two lists (76): List what you really want. Make a list of what you’re afraid might happen if you get these […]

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HTSFLS by Andrea Owen Chapters 2-4

Chapter 2 ~ Go Away and Leave Me Alone: Isolating and Hiding Out Isn’t Protecting You “I promise that by practicing vulnerability over and over again, through some trial and tribulation, you will get the love and connection you so truly want and deserve” (29).   “This is about telling someone your experience so you […]

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Happiness: A Philosopher’s Guide

I again found myself in the self-care section of the Danville Library and happened to lay eyes on this book, Happiness: A Philosopher’s Guide by Frederic Lenoir. Although I’ve never taken a philosophy class, I’ve always found philosophy to be an interesting subject. When I saw this book, I originally wasn’t going to rent it […]

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