Everyone Told Me I Was Wrong (But I Didn’t Listen!)

TLDR (too long, didn’t read): Guess who’s back, back again . . . When you put yourself out there and let the world see all the vulnerable bits that make up the real you . . . well, you’re bound to attract some naysayers. Ten years ago, I was surrounded by people who thought they knew…

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Behind the Scenes: Debunking 5 Common Myths About Life Coaching

Back when I was a chubby little kid (and long before I became a vegan), one of my favorite weekend activities was walking over to the local Baskin Robbins ice cream shop. I’d gaze longingly at all 31 delicious flavors, practically drooling on the glass shield over the freezers. Mint chocolate chip, birthday cake, rocky…

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Editor’s Notebook 149

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 13 Ways of Coping with a Book Hangover. The only kind of hangover I get. How to Stay Excited at Work When You Have 1,000 Different…

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3 Feelings You Should Never Ignore

I’ve learned a lot in the 20 years since I attempted suicide. In addition to cutting out toxic people who made me feel worthless, I’ve also become hyper aware of how I’m feeling about my life circumstances. This awareness helps me recognize when I’m getting stressed out or depressed, and then I can take the…

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How Trying to Kill Myself Saved My Life

I was 15 years old, and my life was over. It was the middle of the night, and I had swallowed as many pills as I could find in the house. Dozens? Hundreds? I wasn’t counting. I just wanted all the hurting to stop. School was a nightmare for me, and bullies taunted me for…

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