What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger

When you want something so bad and you’re putting in a ton of effort, then see little results, it can be extremely frustrating. You want the effort to pay off. You want to see, feel and notice the change. But, sometimes, since we’re living it we are the last to see it. Imagine you’re thatContinue reading “What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger”

There’s No Good in Goodbye – Or Is There?

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You Have to Believe

Did you know if you believe it, it can happen? I’m not talking about seeing aliens or the Loch Ness Monster, I’m talking about the attainable goals you’re striving for. It’s all about the vibe you’re sending out into the Universe and the mindset you provide it. They call it “the Success Mindset,” because itContinue reading “You Have to Believe”

Be Your Own Superhero: A Note on Mens Mental Health

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Breaking Bad (Habits)

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Allow Yourself to Feel It

You don’t need to like how you feel right now.⠀ It’s okay, I promise. Allow this to be a part of your story and allow yourself to feel it. Then, take a deep breath and take a step forward into your next chapter. The most beautiful thing about life is that it’s constantly changing andContinue reading “Allow Yourself to Feel It”

Don't Let Your Desires Get In the Way

You’ve heard it before: Happiness is a choice. Do you believe it yet, though? I do. Let me explain. I’m someone who hasn’t exactly had the easiest path (or so I’m told.) I got out of an abusive relationship, then almost immediately following, I lost my job in a budget cut. I bounced right back,Continue reading “Don't Let Your Desires Get In the Way”

What If We Were Nicer To Each Other?

I want you to try something today (or tomorrow depending on when you’re reading this.) I want you to pay someone a compliment. Doesn’t have to be anything crazy. It can be someone you know or don’t know. There really are no big rules to this, just pay someone a compliment. “Hey Karen, that shirtContinue reading “What If We Were Nicer To Each Other?”

Learn To Say, "NO"

Hi, my name is Marissa and I’m a recovering “People Pleaser.” I’m someone who would very much bend over backwards for just about anyone. You needed me, you had me. I barely know you? Eh, whatever. I see the good in everyone. There’s no way you’re gonna take advantage of me…right?…right? Insert eye roll here.Continue reading “Learn To Say, "NO"”

It's Not Selfish, It's Self Care

What’s a simple way to start to feel GOOD all the time? Doing more of the things you love! Though, if you’re like me, you have those moments of guilt. There is something instilled in so many of us that if we aren’t busy working or taking care of some form of responsibility, we feelContinue reading “It's Not Selfish, It's Self Care”