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What do you do when you really dislike someone?

author Katy Ratican Freelance copywriter, blogger and social media manager. Check out her blog content It’s a fact of life that no matter how much you try to project ‘good vibes only’ into the world, at some point you will clash with somebody you really, truly dislike. We’re talking a severely negative reaction to […]

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How To Cope With Mother’s Day If You’re Grieving

author Emma Clarke Broadcaster, voiceover, writer, slattern – content Mother’s Day can be unbearably difficult if you’ve not got a mum to celebrate with. It can also be painful if you’ve not got children. The reminder of ‘motherness’ can reopen old wounds and cause difficult memories to resurface. I lost my mum in 1993, before […]

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Are Facebook’s New ‘Reactions’ Good For Our Wellbeing?

author Katy Ratican Freelance copywriter, editor, social media manager and blogger – Check out her blog Katy Said What? content Credit: Facebook Facebook recently announced that it is giving users more options when it comes to reacting to friends status updates and photos. Now, alongside the blue ‘like’ thumb we all know, new icons will include […]

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Cultivating Kindness

Zeny May Recidoro As children, and even as adults, we are often told to be kind. It’s one of those statements that seems to be an effective form of edification, like “be yourself”, but if you think about it, what does it mean? What does it take to be kind? It is not easy […]

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When Your Inner Voice Is A Jerk

Author Kerry Smith – “Give up now. You can’t do this.” “What’s the point? Everything you try is a failure.” “You’re fat. And your hair looks weird. ” “Your friends are all out having a great time without you. And they’re laughing. And all their hair looks amazing.” I used to endure these kinds […]

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How To Mindfully Deal With Jerks

This post originally appeared on Mindful. Author, Elisha Goldstein. kantver/Dollar Photo Club There’s a practice I’ve been doing for a while that is so simple and yet so impactful in working with difficult people and also bringing a sense of balance and perspective in the moment, it’s almost shocking to me. I live in Los […]

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