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Calming Resources During Times of Confusion, Crisis, and Chaos (a list)

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Calming Resources During Times of Confusion, Crisis, and Chaos (a list)

I have approximately 1023 posts that I’ve begun to write and not finished sitting in my Drafts folder. Okay, that’s a slight exaggeration, but there are many. I feverishly peck away at the keyboard as a new idea comes in a futile effort to process a thought before it gets hijacked by my emotions. The dots don’t connect so there they sit longing for the light of day.

I’m guessing I’m not the only one who’s having trouble completing a sentence right now and begging for bullet points. That’s been the case for me, anyway. My brain is foggy so a list it will be.

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Self-Care is Self-Love: Following the Path to Loving Yourself Well

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Self-Care is Self-Love: Following the Path to Loving Yourself Well

One of the best things I’ve done in seasons of healing is to follow the path. If healing is my goal, which it is, I don’t want to leave any stone unturned. If it’s going to be painful, which it will be, I want to do everything in my power to learn what I need to learn in an effort to keep history from repeating itself.

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It’s Always a Good Idea to Celebrate Love

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It’s Always a Good Idea to Celebrate Love

I have a picture that says, “Until further notice, celebrate everything.” With so much negative in our world and in our personal lives, I’m finding it more crucial than ever to focus on celebrating the positive. It’s always a good idea to celebrate love.

Valentine’s Day comes around each year. In recent years, with social media and our self-imposed freedom to talk a little louder, this holiday has become quite the hot topic. As pink and red everything and all the chocolate, candy word hearts, and flowers are made available, money is spent, opinions are shared, comparisons are made, hopes are dashed, tears are shed, joy is found, expectations are met or exceeded, and often, expectations are profoundly unsatisfied. And then, on February 15th, we find ourselves either basking in the glow or wallowing in the sorrow.

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