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Navigating From Self-Absorption to Selfishness (Yes, There’s a Difference!)

I’ve long considered myself to be painfully self-aware, but only recently have I started to notice and understand my self-protective tendencies. I’d even venture so far as to group them all under the label of self-absorption—not selfishness, which I perceive as the tendency to choose what’s in your own best interest in order to serve… Read More Navigating From Self-Absorption to Selfishness (Yes, There’s a Difference!)

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Challenging the False Choice Narrative in Order to Achieve an Abundance Mindset

I’m a big fan of Gretchen Rubin’s work. Ive read both The Happiness Project and Better Than Before, and the really wonderful part about these books is that they point out simple changes that can have a meaningful impact on one’s quality of life. However, it’s important to note that just because a thing is simple, it is not… Read More Challenging the False Choice Narrative in Order to Achieve an Abundance Mindset

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Lessons in Leisure

For most of my life, I have been the type of person to give 110% to school, work, and other non-leisurely obligations. Then, I’d take the weekends to essentially veg out and attempt to recharge my batteries for the upcoming week. Sure, I’d be doing homework on Sunday evenings when I was in high school… Read More Lessons in Leisure