The Adult Security Blanket

I, Madison, still sleep with my baby blanket. My daughter has three identical baby blankets which she rotates as each gets washed. My blanket is torn up and deteriorating each year, but the silk edges still bring me comfort each night. Security blankets are just that, a sense of security. From what, I am not …

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My 9 Favorite Songs to Reduce Stress

One important part of self-care is MUSIC. Now for some reason if you do not enjoy music, I apologize and really hope you come to love the power of music. Not only can music be fun, though provoking, and energizing, it can be a vital stress management tool. Sometimes the last thing we want to do …

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8 TED Talks to Watch In 2018

Confidence, happiness, and becoming healthy. Many set New Year resolutions which revolve around those three things. We set goals, we break them in a week. It never ends well for anyone. I want to discuss NOT setting resolutions and simply working each day to inspire yourself. Working each day to understand yourself and adapt skills to …

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5 Ways to Exercise the Stress & Anxiety Away

I have never had any serious injuries, I do not take any medications, and I have never been diagnosed with a medical issue. That doesn't mean there is nothing wrong with me (lol I am batshit crazy). I have never had a great relationship with patience, stress, or irrational thoughts. I did not fully understand …

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