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Taking Control of Your Thoughts

Thoughts can be a glorious thing. When they’re good, you have no problem with them. If you’re remembering how well your OKCupid date from last night went then you welcome those thoughts. When you start thinking about how you nailed your work presentation yesterday then you start feeling those feelings of happiness that you had when you were giving the …

Gifting

  When you buy a gift you don’t keep it for yourself. The purpose of purchasing a gift is to give it away to someone who will like it and appreciate it. So, when a loved one has a birthday or when Christmas or some other gift-giving holiday comes around we know exactly what to do. We go into store …

Perception

  Take a look at the picture above. What do you see? Did you see an image of a devil’s face? Or perhaps you might have seen an image of a group of women hanging out in a room together. Both of these images are in the picture above, but depending on how you looked at the picture, you either …

An Addiction to Negativity

Addiction is a difficult thing to deal with. Nobody starts off being addicted to whatever vice has control over their life. You don’t wake up one day addicted to drugs or alcohol; it takes time. One day you make the decision to try something new, even though you know that trying that thing may not be the best decision for …

Hardships

I’m sure nobody would complain if every single day of your life was perfect. If you never had to experience heartache or pain again, you would be happy. If you never had to experience another hardship a day in your life then you wouldn’t complain. If there was a way that I could wake up everyday knowing that everything I …

Decisions

Do you remember how back when you were a kid, you had to listen to everything your parents told you to do whether you wanted to do it or not? Some of these things happened to be for your own good. Like when your parents made you eat vegetables, they did it because they wanted you to be healthy. And …

Since When is Being a Girl a Bad Thing?

How many times have you heard the phrase: “you (insert action here) like a girl?” One time? 10 times? 50 times? Too many times to count? Even if you’ve never said this phrase before or even if you’ve never had this phrase uttered to you, I’m sure that you’ve heard it said to someone else at least once in your …

The Uphill Climb Towards Positivity

Have you ever noticed that when you dwell on the negative you tend to attract more negativity into your life? This was just one part of the message that the pastor of my church had for us this past Sunday, and I woke up this morning thinking about it. I realized that from time to time I find myself only …