Self-Improvement Hiatus: 10 Reasons To Stop Trying So Hard To Be A Better You

I’ve been a self-improvement enthusiast for as long as I can remember. Perhaps some of the dysfunction in my family when I was a child led me to search for answers and coping skills. But I also know I’m naturally inclined to be a seeker and a learner. I like reading personal growth books, listening […]

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Are You A Highly Sensitive Person Or Empath? My New Book Is For You

How many times in your life have you heard someone say, “Don’t be so over-sensitive”? Maybe they said it another way — like, “Get a thicker skin,” or “Don’t be such a cry baby.” You feel things deeply, and you also feel deeply misunderstood. Most people around you don’t seem to share your sensitive nature, […]

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Summer Vacation Ideas: 4 Soul-Stirring Destinations

I love taking vacations that are truly vacations — where you feel rested and enlivened rather than over-scheduled and wrung out. I’ve traveled a lot in the last few years, and I’ve found the best vacations for me are those that combine natural beauty, outdoor activities, great food, and interesting and fun attractions — without […]

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