Headspace App

Recently, I just finished 30 days of using the Headspace App! If you’re unfamiliar with Headspace, it’s an app for meditation. There are a variety of meditation topics, such as self-esteem, sleep, and motivation, just to name a few. There are series that last 1 month, 10 days, and singles. It’s a great app if […]

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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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Part IV of you do you by Sarah Knight

Part IV: SHOULDS & SHOULDN’TS: Much too much obliged You should always put family first “Love and respect should be consistently earned” (230).   “Mental redecorating doesn’t change who you are, only how you cope” (234).   “It’s okay to prioritize choice over a sense of obligation” (239). You shouldn’t act so crazy “So my […]

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Part III of you do you by Sarah Knight

Part III: WILLs and WON’Ts: Not-so-great expectations   “Letting other people’s expectations get in the way of your experience–and of learning from it–is no way to live” (165-166). You won’t get anywhere with that attitude “The trick for pessimists is not too much time and energy on things you can’t control” (184). You will regret […]

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Part II of you do you by Sarah Knight

Part II: DOs and DON’Ts: Rules for the breaking Don’t be selfish *Life is short. Reclaim the word “Selfishly setting boundaries and saying no so that you can focus instead on what brings you joy” (62).   “You can’t please everyone, so you’ve got to please yourself” (65).   “Knowing, asking for, pursuing, and preserving […]

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