YEAR OF YES | Book Club Discussion

How would your life improve if you said YES to the things that scare you? In the memoir Year of Yes, Shonda Rhimes challenges herself to break free from her introverted tendencies and say yes to the things she’s been avoiding but knows will improve her life. I’m so happy to be sharing my thoughts…

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How to Handle ONLINE TROLLS | Haters Gonna Hate

If you’re like most people, then you have the soundtrack to the popular Disney movie Encanto stuck in your head. Including the song about the mysterious Bruno who supposedly has a “seven foot frame, rats along his back.” But when we finally get to meet the elusive Bruno in the movie (spoiler alert!), he’s just a sad,…

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A Simple Guide to Self-Development

It might seem like everyone has a perfect life except you, and they’re constantly showing it off on social media. This comparison can make you feel bad about yourself and wonder if you’ll ever be that happy and successful too. But anyone can have a great life with a little effort. Here are a few…

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Editor’s Notebook 246

The Editor’s Notebook is my place to share the things I’m loving this week and other random links that have caught my eye. Enjoy! What I’m Loving This Week A Self-Hatred Questionnaire. Are you being too hard on yourself? Some Librarians Have a Great Sense of Humor. Cute signs that’ll amuse us bookish types. 7…

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Editor’s Notebook 240

The Editor’s Notebook is my place to share the things I’m loving this week and other random links that have caught my eye. Enjoy! What I’m Loving This Week I Read 32 Books Last Summer — Here Are 5 Rules I Live by to Finish as Many as Possible. My TBR pile is getting uncomfortably…

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8 Personal Mantras for Happiness and Success

Personal mantras or affirmations offer inspiration and motivation to move forward toward your goals. These simple phrases draw from common sense, ancient wisdom, and universal truths so that you can conquer your emotional resistance. Saying or reading a mantra every morning can help you stay positive and motivated all day. Here are 8 personal mantras…

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Life Editor’s Picks: Home Office Indulgences

Just because most of us are working from home, doesn’t mean our workspaces need to look like dorm rooms. It’s so easy to just dump papers wherever, park yourself on the couch, or use an old Amazon box as a desk. You’re alone, so who cares, right? No way, Life Editor! You deserve a proper…

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