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7 Simple Ways to Lift your Mood

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Some days life doesn't make sense. At all. To lift your mood is hardest on those days. Everything in the Universe starts to work against you. EVERYTHING! From fast approaching work deadlines to relationship issues to family problems to finance to ....what not?! You feel bored, depressed, lonely and sad. But do you know who can help you most on those days? You. Here are a number of steps to follow to lift your mood. Ingredients Required: You and willingness. Choose the steps which suit you and you are good to go! 1. Be Sad Yes yes, I get it. The reason you are probably reading this article is you are already sad and a lot of it. However, there is a slight difference between what I am suggesting and what you are feeling. When I say feel sad, I mean to acknowledge the feeling. Th...

Self-love: What, Why, How

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Self-love has different definitions. It means different thing to different people. In fact so is the case with definitions of love. But. What is self-love? Kenz defines self-love as "Treating yourself the way you would want others to treat you." While Rudy Francisco says ‘I’m still learning to love the parts of me that no one claps for.’ To me that has always been the definition of self-love, accepting and embracing yourself as you are that day even in all the ways that you are falling short of what you or others had hoped you would be." And that exactly is what self-love is- to 'love' 'self' the way you want, to value the way you want, to spoil yourselves and also care for in all the pleasant possible ways. To 'love' 'self', whatever is your definition of love. Why is self-love i
How to set Healthy Boundaries in Realtionships and Life

How to set Healthy Boundaries in Realtionships and Life

Life and Relationship
In Relationships and Life. Why set boundaries in relationships and life? Has anyone ever taken you for granted? Ever felt like a second option? Not-valued? Discredited? Have you ever brushed aside mean behavior of a friend? Ever convinced yourself that someone's anger is their hidden love? Yes to all of these or one? Then you, my friend need no more reasons to set boundaries in relationships and life. There is no justification for someone taking you for granted or treating you like a second option. You don't have to take mean behavior! You are entitled to the right treatment, and it isn't for someone else to give you. It is everyone's right to have it. How to set boundaries in relationships and life? You begin to set your boundaries in relationships and life by knowing your wor
How to be a Great Single Mom

How to be a Great Single Mom

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Err, I mean how to manage being a single mom. Because the words great and single mom are totally synonyms! If you are a single mom I hope you realize you don't even need a cape for yourself, you are already a superhero. So? How is it working being a super mom and a superhero simultaneously? I know I know, it gets pretty stressful sometimes. Up for discovering a few tips and tricks to manage your stressing yet amazing life better? Here: Look Out for Single Mom Role Models Sometimes we feel we are the only ones fighting a seemingly tough battle. However, the Universe has planted so many people out there to help us rally through. Broaden your vision, search for single moms outside. Ask them how they manage their superhero lives. Share your own tips. There is a different kind of happi...
7 First Date Conversation Starters

7 First Date Conversation Starters

Life and Relationship
First date is always easy. All it involves is talking, listening, eating and (hopefully) a lot of laughing. Also, nervousness- it is rarely out of the picture, isn't it?  A lot of factors make the first date a great one- the place, the dress up, showing up on time etc etc. While these are important ones, the indispensable one is- great conversation! First date conversations could be awesome or awkward depending on the trajectory the conversation follows. If you are looking for first date conversation starters to kill the awkward silence, we have a list for you. It is reported that people can fall in love by asking certain questions. Well, our questions will help you decide whether you want to take that plunge with this person. The questions will help you know your date better and ma
15 Heartwarming Love Quotes

15 Heartwarming Love Quotes

Life and Relationship
15-heartwarming-love-quotes Love Quotes say a lot! Sometimes paragraphs cannot express what a graceful love quote does. Artists, writers, musicians have all danced to the tunes of love compositions. Here, we have compiled 20 love quotes from the greatest artists to vibe with you. Let the love begin! Love is beyond appearances “You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.” — Oscar Wilde Love helps you grow "The best love is the kind that awakens the soul and makes us reach for more, that plants a fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds." — Nicholas Sparks We don't lose by not loving, we lose by holding back “Your task is not to seek for love, but merely