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Failure SHOULD Be An Option

Failure SHOULD Be An Option

Going for What You Want—and Being OK With Not Getting It “Failure is not an option.” We’ve all heard these pressure-filled words before. And I’m here to tell you that when you decide to try something, you should be OK with knowing that you might fail. But you should...

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My Child’s Success is Not My Own

My Child’s Success is Not My Own

Praising Their Achievements—Protecting Their Self-Worth Like all you other parents out there, I’m constantly striving to make myself BETTER for my son. A better listener, a better caregiver, a better support system. And I often worry that I’m not making the right...

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Finding the Value in YOU

Finding the Value in YOU

The Riches and Rewards of Loving Yourself In her book, Money, A Love Story, entrepreneur and author Kate Northrup writes, "If you can't see your value, the world doesn’t give value back." You see, good things flow to people who value themselves. And you gotta start...

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The Power of a Positive Mindset

The Power of a Positive Mindset

How to Replace ‘I Have To’ with ‘I Get To’ I’ve been thinking a lot lately about a teacher friend of mine. Specifically, a conversation she and I had a couple of years ago that really changed my thinking. This friend had just been diagnosed with MS after years spent...

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