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How to Start Simplifying Your Life
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How to Start Simplifying Your Life

At times, don’t you wish you could start simplifying your life? I understand we all have busy lives and sometimes things can be hectic. Whether its work, school, family or personal life, we are constantly overloaded with the duties of life. It has been a year since I graduated college and I feel like things have been sort of all over the place. I’m always asked how things are now and I’m constantly re-evaluating ways to make life a little bit easier. Simplicity will always be my go to solution…

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10 WAYS TO BE MORE POSITIVE
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10 WAYS TO BE MORE POSITIVE

It is so easy for people to complain about what’s going wrong in their life and find the shortcomings in a situation. Instead of pointing out what’s wrong, have you thought about what’s right? It can be hard. Please believe, I know! Reframing your thought process will allow you to improve how you handle difficult or negative situations but it takes practice to become a positive person. If you are find yourself needing to have more positivity in your life but don’t quite know how, here are 10 ways for…

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Vulnerability is Strength
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Vulnerability is Strength

I’ve never been the type to ask for help. I honestly hate asking for help or needing anyone’s help for that matter. You can call me prideful if you’d like, but I hate giving people the power to throw their support back in my face. Although, I don’t ask for help much, when I do, it’s because I need it. We all need help sometimes right? Well, I was raised to be a self-sufficient, independent strong black woman. This is exactly why I struggle with asking for help, because I’m…

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Hit the Reset Button
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It May be Time to Hit the Reset Button

A lot of people live their lives constantly doing something with their time. Every minute is spent doing something whether it’s working, spending time with family or a significant other, doing hobbies or just cleaning. I too fall guilty of not taking a moment to zoom out. I’m consistently viewing life from the everyday worries I may have. I started to notice I was doing the same things every day, every week and wasn’t finding time to actually do things that don’t consist of me thinking and planning things. It’s…

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Get Better Sleep
in Advice, HEALTH, MIND AND BODY

7 Ways to Get Better Sleep

This year, I’ve made it a goal to get better sleep. I have always struggled with getting consistent good sleep at night. Especially when I was in college, there would be nights when I wouldn’t go to sleep at all and would pay for it the next day. But what college student didn’t do that, right? Recently, I have realized how important it is to get an adequate amount of sleep. Now, I don’t have a problem with getting sleep but instead with the quality of sleep I get. If you…

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Vamp Life: Surviving Night Shift

After the first stint of working night shift, I swore that I would never work it again. I did it for a long-lasting five months that honestly felt like five years. I spent the entire time sleep deprived. Either I slept too much or not enough. If someone did not hear from me in a while, it was safe to assume that I was sleep. I have gotten anywhere from 2 hours of sleep to 18 hours of sleep during this dreadful time period. I felt like a zombie and…

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Never Say Never
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Never Say Never: My Biggest Life Lesson

It’s crazy how life has a way of working itself out. How can you find the answers in the midst of chaos? The answer is you don’t because you can’t. I’ve had my fair share of struggles through which I have learned life’s clichés aren’t just corny, they’re actually true. Here are my favorite clichés: “Sometimes something’s fall apart in order for other things to fall into place”, “Everything happens for a reason” and my own personal favorite, “stop getting mad at things you can’t control.” There’s a common theme…

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