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Deal With the Hurt – How You Handle It Says Volumes About You

By DSAdmin | attitude , audio , authentic , Authenticity , boundaries , confidence , emotional , feelings , healing , mindset , Personal Development , self-care , self-development , strategy , values

You alone are responsible for how long you let what hurt you haunt you and hold you back from living your DivaStyle life. Hanging on to what hurt you is a counterproductive way of thinking, living and being – and even though we know that, it’s still easy to fall (or stay) into a pattern […]

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Overcoming Negativity Day 4: Valuable Tips to Eliminate Negativity and Increase Positivity

By DSAdmin | authentic , emotional , feelings , freedom , habits , healing , healthy , Inspiration , mental , negative , Overcoming Negativity , Patreon , positivity , self-confidence , self-development , self-talk

It can be really challenging to eliminate negativity. Here are 5 techniques that can help you become more successful and positive in your life.  1. Change Negative Thought Into Positive Ones You may not even realize how much you listen to (or are affected by) negative self talk. A lot of times these are happening below […]

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Mindfulness and Meditation: What’s the Difference?

By DSAdmin | authentic , emotional , featured , feelings , habits , healing , healthy , Inspiration , meditation , mental , Mindfulness , personal , positivity , self-care , self-development , spiritual

You’ve probably heard a lot recently about mindfulness – especially if you’re a regular reader / follower of my blog. The concept of mindfulness as a regular practice is popping up everywhere in self-help books, yoga and lifestyle magazines, and online courses as a way of living a better, healthier life. You may also have […]

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Common Mindfulness Questions – Answered!

By DSAdmin | authentic , emotional , feelings , habits , healing , health , identity , Inspiration , mental , Mindfulness , personal , positivity , self-confidence , self-development , self-talk , spiritual

Mindfulness is a hot topic right now and for a good reason. Mindfulness has been shown to have a range of benefits and can improve your physical, mental and emotional health. Whether you want to practice mindfulness to help you more easily deal with stress or to help you live a more positive life, you’re […]

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Believe in Yourself Challenge Day 9: Can a Vision Board Boost Your Belief?

By DSAdmin | authentic , Believe In Yourself , Challenge , commitment , Courses , ego , emotional , feelings , habits , healing , identity , mental , personal , self-care , self-confidence , self-development , self-doubt , self-esteem , self-talk

If you’ve never heard of a vision board before, it’s simply a board (physical or electronic) that you can create and refer back to in order to reinforce a chosen message about yourself or your goals. While not an official definition, this should help you the concept in a nutshell. Could a vision board be […]

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Believe in Yourself Challenge Day 8: Getting Help from a Mentor

By DSAdmin | authentic , Believe In Yourself , Challenge , commitment , Courses , ego , emotional , feelings , habits , healing , identity , mental , personal , self-care , self-confidence , self-development , self-doubt , self-esteem , self-talk

You are going to get beaten by your circumstances at certain points in your life. Between negativity and competitiveness, life can be a brutal environment that makes it challenging for anyone to thrive. If you are getting down-hearted because nothing seems to be working for you, it may be time to connect with a mentor. […]

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Believe in Yourself Challenge Day 7: Using Failure to Strengthen Self-Belief

By DSAdmin | authentic , Believe In Yourself , Challenge , commitment , Courses , ego , emotional , feelings , habits , healing , identity , mental , personal , self-care , self-confidence , self-development , self-doubt , self-esteem , self-talk

Do you try to avoid failure? Most people do, and it makes sense, when you think about it. Failing is NOT fun! It would be great if we could just leap over the discomfort of failure and land right in front of success – the way WE want to define it – but it just […]

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Believe in Yourself Challenge Day 6: Strengthen Belief in Yourself

By DSAdmin | authentic , Believe In Yourself , Challenge , commitment , Courses , ego , emotional , feelings , habits , healing , identity , mental , personal , self-care , self-confidence , self-development , self-doubt , self-esteem , self-talk

Think back to a time when someone inspired you – it could be a conference you attended or viewed online. You could’ve read a profile of someone you admired. Whatever the case, the motivation of others can strengthen how you see yourself. You’ve probably read books about famous people who you’ve admired. These show you […]

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Believe in Yourself Challenge Day 5: Negative Thinking Turnaround

By DSAdmin | authentic , Believe In Yourself , Challenge , commitment , Courses , ego , emotional , feelings , habits , healing , identity , mental , personal , self-care , self-confidence , self-development , self-doubt , self-esteem , self-talk

Negative thoughts and their associated energy are bombarding your life. They are all over the television, the news and even your favorite television shows contain negativity. You’ll face it at work and even at home. You’ll  see quite a bit of it online as well. Negativity can invade your life. What if you pictured your […]

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Believe in Yourself Challenge Day 4: SWOT Analysis

By DSAdmin | authentic , Believe In Yourself , Challenge , commitment , Courses , ego , emotional , feelings , habits , healing , identity , mental , personal , self-care , self-confidence , self-development , self-doubt , self-esteem , self-talk

When people create case studies on businesses, they often include a SWOT analysis. SWOT is an acronym for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats. If  this can be done for a business, why not do one for yourself? It can help you gain insight about yourself and reinforce the idea of believing in yourself. The concept […]

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Believe in Yourself Challenge Day 3: The Power of Believing in YOU

By DSAdmin | authentic , Believe In Yourself , Challenge , commitment , Courses , ego , emotional , feelings , habits , healing , identity , mental , personal , self-care , self-confidence , self-development , self-doubt , self-esteem , self-talk

If you believe in yourself, there is very little that can stop you in whatever you want to accomplish. Belief gives you the power to push forward and defy the odds. You’ll be able to handle any roadblocks that come your way, and  brush off the naysayers. You’ll have more peace of mind when you […]

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Believe in Yourself Challenge Day 2: The Perils of Self-Doubt

By DSAdmin | authentic , Believe In Yourself , Challenge , commitment , Courses , ego , emotional , feelings , habits , healing , identity , mental , personal , self-care , self-confidence , self-development , self-doubt , self-esteem , self-talk

Have you ever doubted yourself? Maybe that seems like a silly question – because most people have doubted themselves at some point in their lives. The challenge? Many people never get past that habit of doubting themselves, and this can be a major contributing factor in what’s holding them back from achieving success. Why do […]

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Believe in Yourself Challenge Day 1: Why is Belief Important?

By DSAdmin | authentic , Believe In Yourself , Challenge , commitment , Courses , ego , emotional , feelings , habits , healing , identity , mental , personal , self-care , self-confidence , self-development , self-doubt , self-esteem , self-talk

You may wonder why it’s important to believe in yourself. The simple answer? If YOU don’t, no one else will. Your spouse (if you’re married) and your family will believe in you to a certain extent. However, when times get tough, family support tends to wane. It’s not that they don’t love and care about […]

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Letting Go of the Past Challenge – Day 4: Forgive and Forget

By DSAdmin | appearance , authentic , Challenge , commitment , Courses , emotional , feelings , freedom , healing , healthy , Inspiration , Letting Go of the Past , meditation , mental , negative , personal , self-care , self-development , self-talk , spiritual

You’ve probably heard all your life to forgive and forget, especially when someone has done you wrong, or offended you. Forgiving the person helps you to move on with your life as well as helping you to keep friends you otherwise might have lost. What very few people tell you, though, is that forgiving (let […]

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Letting Go of the Past Challenge – Day 1: You have to Want to Let Go

By DSAdmin | authentic , Challenge , commitment , Courses , emotional , feelings , habits , healing , healthy , identity , Inspiration , Letting Go of the Past , limits , mental , negative , personal , positivity , self-development , self-talk

People love to try out new experiences. It can be new products, new jobs, or new cars, etc. It gives them a sense of excitement. It also lets them forget about their problems, at least for the time being. Forgetting about your problems – the challenges and rough times of the past – is only […]

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Finding Fulfillment Through Spirituality and Peace

By DSAdmin | emotional , feelings , healing , meditation , mental , positivity , self-care , self-development , spiritual , Thankfulness

My path in life is clearer when I maintain an inner spiritual connection. Spirituality is a journey that brings incomparable peace to my life and I endeavor to remain on this journey throughout the course of each day. I take a few moments each morning to close my eyes and do some soul-searching. I am […]

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Why We Care What Others Think of Us

By DSAdmin | appreciation , emotional , feelings , habits , healing , limits , mental , positivity , self-care , self-development , Thankfulness

Long ago, when our ancestors shared the planet with woolly mammoths and saber-toothed tigers, no one wanted to get left behind. Being included in the group was necessary for survival. Today, our greatest predatory threat is our own species – physically, emotionally and socially. Regardless of this threat shift, the need for acceptance—and the fear […]

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Maximize Your Immunity: Boosters for Healing

By DSAdmin | Body care , feelings , gratitude , habits , healing , health , healthy , limits , mental , physical , positivity , self-care , StrongBlackWoman

14 Surprising Ways to Maximize Your Immunity and Boost Healing Your immune system has a big job to do fighting off germs, environmental toxins, and other threats. Wouldn’t you like to give it a hand to make its work easier? After all, there are many factors that can strengthen your immune response, and some of […]

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Practical Tips for Beginning to Meditate

By DSAdmin | Body care , commitment , emotional , featured , habits , healing , health , meditation , positivity , self-care , self-development

16 Practical Tips for Meditation Beginners Meditation, particularly mindfulness meditation, has become extremely popular over the last few years. While meditation can be very simple, there are several common mistakes and misconceptions about meditation that you’ll want to avoid if you’re new to the practice. Getting started on the right foot increases the odds of […]

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