I know what you’re thinking. With a title like that, I’m in for the most boring 5 minutes of my life if I decide to read this article.

Now, I know this is something EVERYONE would say (after all, we’re all biased towards our own writing, right?) BUT… this is…


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The day you believe you have something to prove

Is the day you let doubt win.

On the never-ending quest for enoughness

We torture ourselves again and again

Trying to fit into a box that wasn’t designed for you

Like the ugly sisters in cinderella

Cramming on her glass shoe.


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I know, that title sounds a tad doom and gloom. But actually, I’ve got a strange feeling that a lot of people will resonate with this — I have a feeling that a lot of people NEED to hear this.

Not so long ago a gentlemen wrote a short and…


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Ready for another overused phrase? FEEL THE FEAR AND DO IT ANYWAY.

(No, don’t stop reading. I know you’ve heard that a gazillion times but you’ll want to hear this)

Despite the numerous quote boards and t-shirt slogans and art prints that have made it so that this phrase is…


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As an introvert, knowing the difference between when I felt too anxious to speak and when I didn’t want to speak changed my life.

My anxiety disorder kicked in at the age of 16.

But before that, I was always quite a shy and introverted child. I would often retreat…


Conquer fear of failure with this new mantra for success.

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Success is on the tip of everyone’s tongues.

The world is starting to wake up and discover that there is more to life than we originally thought. We’re starting to understand that we all have the potential to really make something of ourselves.

Aspiring artists, writers, musicians, and entrepreneurs worldwide…


There is absolutely nothing that you cannot learn from the right author who has written the right book. And, as a self-improvement junkie, I’ve read my fair few.

And sure enough, some of these books I do actually consider to be life-changing.

The biggest obstacle to overcome is being able…


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There’s a lot of things a strong relationship is able to overcome and power through; the death of a loved one, financial crisis, hefty compromises, trouble in the bedroom… and so on.

Yet, there is something that can be the death of a relationship that goes seemingly undetected until it’s…


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Do you ever catch yourself feeling envious, wishing that you had something of someone else’s?

And then, do you retreat under feelings of shame and embarrassment wishing you could be a bigger, better person? Wishing you weren’t so ‘weak’ as to feel these debase feelings of envy?

Jealousy has been…


Don’t let insecurities and anxiety make you believe it’s always your fault

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Do you have a habit of overreacting to your partner's behaviors?

Do you recognize this in yourself?

When you know that you have a habit to overreact, there’s an internal battle between understanding what was justified and what was blown out of proportion.

The lines between what was an acceptable…

Emma Loveday

Mindset & Emotional Resilience. Writer, artist, blogger. Lover of slippers, 13% vol red wine & queso. FREE PERSONAL GROWTH RESOURCES: www.resilienthumans.co.uk

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