Stress Management

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I’m Not Afraid Of My Story

I’m not afraid of my story. Not because it’s filled with success and glory and gold stars all around… but because it’s laced with depression and anxiety, loss, and the most challenging kind of grief. Because it’s filled to the brim with spectacular mistakes and missteps, as well as ridiculously bad decisions. Because it’s colored […]

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How To Deal With Tragedy

I don’t watch or read the news. I stopped probably five or six years ago. Honestly, I stopped because I had to. I’m a highly sensitive empath and the weight of the world is too much for my heart to handle at times, as big and vastly loving as it might be. Because when I […]

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Your Feelings Are Welcome

“I am so freaking MAD and SAD and OVER EVERYTHING,” I texted my best friend late one night. “Just layers and layers of unmet sadness and anger and tired-of-the-bullshit are done being unacknowledged. I feel like a hot disastrous mess and it is not fun.” I was sobbing. And reeling. Every cell in my being was […]

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Permission to Be Unreasonable

“I don’t know when to trust myself and how to know if I’m being unreasonable,” she wrote to me. “On being ‘unreasonable,’” I replied, “who cares?” I remember when I was in a relationship that wasn’t making me happy several years back. It just always felt like something was missing, and no matter how I tried […]

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Don’t Correct Me

I used to think I was wrong for the things I shared and the ways I felt. When I spoke what was true for me and my experience. When I made real the emotions and experiences that burned inside my heart and left marks on my soul. I used to think I was wrong because […]

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Since starting this program I am on my way to obtaining my bachelors degree, I have reinvested in my own business, and started really focusing on my fitness. I am much happier and much more productive; laziness is a thing of the past!

— Kristina Dahlgren