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The Latest from My Recovering from Trauma Journey: I Have Trust Issues I have trust issues.  When I say that, my inner voice automatically goes, “Duuuhh!! Look at the hell you’ve been through!” That reaction is what self-compassion sounds like it my head. I've been recovering from trauma for a few years now. I’m a survivor (not a victim) of narcissistic abuse, childhood neglect, sexual assault, and betrayal (including self betrayal.) So, it makes complete sense that I would have a hard time trusting. But the problem with that is it prevents me, an advocate for mindfulness and all things YOLO, from experiencing my relationships to the fullest. I rarely give anyone a chance to “be there” for me because I’m...

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The REAL Reason Your Manifesting Methods Aren't Working Plus Manifesting Journal Ideas There are so many manifesting methods out there that guarantee you the happiness you crave. But the most powerful way to manifest starts with one major mindset shift. Find out all about it and learn some new manifesting journal ideas in this article!  Reality Check: The Truth About Your Vibration Arguing with reality is a state of resistance that takes you further away from your goals because you’re operating at a lower vibration. The vibration of agitation, worry, defeat, and impatience do not line up with abundance, peacefulness, freedom, creativity, and joy.  Remember, through the law of attraction, we attract things that match our energetic vibration. So, do you...

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How to Built Self-Awareness and Feel Empowered with Shadow Work Journaling (Journal Prompts Included) Shadow work journaling is a miracle worker when you need help shifting out of repeating anxious behaviors and thought patterns, cultivating more self-awareness, and healing your inner child.  It helps you to stop avoiding and holding onto your darker emotions in order to lovingly understand them and let them go. I love the feelings of freedom and self-empowerment that shadow work has given me. Plus, it has improved my overall mindset and connection with myself. So, I’m really excited to give you a breakdown of what shadow work journaling is and how you can use it to improve your life. What is Your Shadow? Your shadow...

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Why Using a Gratitude Journal is the Best Thing You Can Do to Level Up in Your Self-Care Journey and Your Life Keeping a gratitude journal helps you to quiet the noise and busyness from your daily life. It's a beautiful way to focus on your blessings, reflect, and celebrate how far you've come.  When you choose to focus on gratitude, even for just a few minutes each day, you will see that it has a profound effect on your life. It can train your brain to release more "happy chemicals," help you sleep better, and release your anxiety. But that’s just a few of the benefits you’ll enjoy. Keep reading to find learn more about why maintaining a daily...

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This post contains an affiliate link and I may earn a small commission when you click on the link at no additional cost to you. As an Amazon affiliate, I earn for qualifying purchases. You can read my full disclaimer here. How to Use Manifestation Journals for Law of Attraction Journaling If you’re new to working with manifestation journals for law of attraction journaling, there are a few things you need to know before you get started. For one, this usually isn’t an instant fix.  Sometimes you will manifest quickly, maybe within a few days or hours. But there are other times where you may night see your end goal come to fruition for a year or more. Then, there’s a...

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