Category: Personal Growth

Instagram Jealousy: Why I Block on Instagram and You Should Too

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I’ve done my fair share of Instagram blocking. Whether it’s people from my past who I don’t want in my future or people I don’t know who follow me and make me feel uncomfortable, I’m not scared to block on Instagram. And just recently, someone new got added to my “Blocked” list. Not because they

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How to Go for It to Achieve Your Goals and Dreams

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Just go for it. Easy to say. Harder to do. When it comes to achieving your goals and accomplishing your dreams, sometimes you really do have to step out in faith just go for it. However, from personal experience, I like to follow what I call the four P’s when I “go” for something. Here’s

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Why God Let My Dad Die, and What I Learned

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When my mom died in 2018 after battling cancer for the third time, I began to wrestle with the question of why God let my mom die. However, what you probably don’t know is that just over two years later, in February 2021, my dad died, too. To understand the significance of the things I

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Why Journal? 3 Ways Journaling Helps Me Daily

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I’ve always loved to write, so it’s no surprise that I’ve been journaling since a very young age. Some of my filled-up journals have stayed with me throughout the years, and I enjoy reading what I thought and experienced back then. Journal entries from when I was nine years old and experiencing the trauma of

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What If You Didn’t Worry?

The thought came to me late one night while laying in bed falling asleep. Most of my “half-awake, half-asleep musings” aren’t noteworthy, at least not in the morning when I really take the time to process them. But this thought woke me up just enough to truly consider the implications: what if you didn’t worry?

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No One Cares What I Have to Say, So Why Should I Keep Writing?

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“Why should I keep writing when no one seems to care what I have to say?” This is a question I’ve asked myself a lot since starting this blog nearly four years ago.  While there were many different reasons I chose to start relationshipswell, one of the main reasons was because a publisher I was

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The Turn After the Trauma

Experiencing trauma as a child–whether a one-time event or an ongoing experience you had to endure–makes you feel powerless, vulnerable, and alone.  As a child, you often don’t have power over the situation but instead are a recipient of other people’s decisions–indirectly affected by the thoughts, feelings, actions, and behaviors of those around you.  For

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From Hopeless and Food-Full to Hopeful

Food.  Nourishment. Enjoyment. Community. Creativity.  Food.  Overindulgent. Painful. Isolation. Addiction.  It isn’t a “common” addiction. To some, it isn’t considered an addiction at all. But for me…for me, food–sugar in particular–was my addiction. It was where I turned when I was having a bad day, a hard day, a sad day, a long day, a

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Doing What Needs to be Done, Even When You Don’t Feel Like Doing It

Have you read or heard people telling you that now, with all this extra time, you should be super productive? I don’t know about you, but for me, this “extra” time doesn’t feel all that great. There is also extra stress, extra pressure, extra emotions to navigate; extra anxiety, depression, and effort put forth to

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