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How do you talk to yourself?

September 19, 2019

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Are you kind, forgiving, and encouraging? Or are you harsh and punitive?

I have found that the pattern with most of us is to be more of the second; to be negative and judgmental towards ourselves.

“Watch your thoughts for they become words. Watch your words for they become actions. Watch your actions for they become…habits. Watch your habits, for they become your character. And watch your character, for it becomes your destiny! What we think we become.” – Margaret Thatcher 

This quote has been circling the internet for years but the underlying message has never stopped being true. The way we think about ourselves and how we talk to ourselves will shape our lives. (more…)

Hello all! As the new school year is about to begin, back to school stress is on the brain for many students and parents.

Although people may want to tell you otherwise, being in school is hard. Not only are there educational obligations (finishing your homework, passing your tests, etc.) but there are social stresses too (making friends, getting invited to parties, etc.) and the big one that affects students today like it never did before, social media.

Here are some tips for back to school to make the stress a little more manageable:

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