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Self-Care Sunday: Inspiring Ways to Approach the New Year

Today, I'm sharing some of my favorite posts from others on how they're approaching the New Year. Their pieces are so inspiring and empowering. And I hope they inspire and empower you, too---and maybe even spark a few insights.


Alex shares 5 powerful questions to ask ourselves in the New Year, along with her own answers.

Rosie suggests doing a New Year Personal Summit...
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Culture

My Theme for the New Year

This year instead of setting resolutions, intentions or a word of the year, I've decided to do something a little different: create a theme. That just feels right. I like the idea of selecting a unifying, overarching path that I can walk in 2016. An idea that permeates the entire year, a reminder for every day. It's similar to a word of the year, but "theme"...
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Dismissing “New Year, New You” Messages

Years ago, I would've consumed the "New Year, New You" messages like it was real nourishment for my soul—except that it's akin to snacking on rice cakes. No substance or sustenance. No enjoyment or savoring. Just emptiness, and possibly a stomachache.

I would've sat on the couch and mapped out all the things I needed to change about myself. It would've been a long list, a list created quickly...
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Books

Self-Care Sunday: Present Over Perfect

There's a powerful perspective that many of us miss around the holidays and, of course, at other times too. It's the idea of being present instead of being perfect. Because it's so easy to get caught up, isn't it? It's so easy to get caught up in buying the perfect gifts, in wearing the perfect party outfits, in hosting the perfect dinner. In trying to be the...
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