Why Words Hurt And Your Feelings Are Absolutely Valid

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Hiya Gorgeous:

Have you had your feelings hurt recently? Are you getting the love and support you need to work through it?

Unfortunately, emotional pain isn’t often given the respect and care it deserves.

Sayings like “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me,” or, the aldultier version, “They can’t hurt you unless you let them” don’t help!

But oh sweet friend, I’d like to call bullshit.

Words can sting, words can cut deep and words can even stick with you for ages. If someone’s words are clinging to you, know that your pain is valid and you aren’t “choosing” that pain. No one willingly chooses heartache.

Need a little extra validation? I’ve got you. Let’s talk about why words hurt and validate those very real feelings…

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6 Awesome Spring Cleaning Tips To De-Stress and Declutter

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Hiya Sweet Friend:

Spring has sprung! And with the world in full bloom, something else is also on the horizon… spring cleaning. Blegh!

I know, I know. It’s a daunting task! Cleaning the house from top to bottom isn’t what I’d call exciting, and I’m 100% sure you’ll agree.

Truly, a blood test sounds like more fun…

But it has to be done! And I’ve got some awesome tips to make spring cleaning easy and, weirdly enough, enjoyable. Let’s do this!

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Exhausted? You Should Absolutely Take a Break (I Just Did)

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Hello Sweet Friend:

Or should I say lovely stranger? It’s been a while, hasn’t it?

If you’re wondering where in goodness I’ve been (which is so sweet, thank you), I’ve got the deets.

And if you’re here for the first time… well hello there gorgeous! I was gone a while, but I’m happy to be back just in time to greet you.

Let’s talk about why I disappeared and how maybe you should take a break too. You are so worthy of rest. Ready to chat? Oh goodness, me too! Let’s do this…

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6 Simple Homemade Christmas Gifts That Encourage Self-Care

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Hiya Sweet Friends:

Somehow we’re about to tumble into December. How did that happen? I have no idea! But time is pushing us forward into a new month. And you know what that means – it’s the season of giving.

So many of us stress over the perfect gifts to give to all of the people we love. We all have that one friend that’s impossible to shop for, or the sibling that seems to have everything.

And then there’s the whole financial part! We want to give them the world, but our wallets won’t let that happen.

But I have good news!

You can easily make beautiful, homemade Christmas gifts that feel decadent, thoughtful and divine, without breaking the bank. And your loved ones will absolutely know that you want to spoil them rotten.

This week I put a little list of my favourite Homemade Christmas Gifts together for you. The best part, they all encourage a little self-care time. Total win! Plus there’s a free Relaxing Bath Recipe Book in there for you too. How awesome is that?!

Let’s get creating! Here are 6 Self-Care Themed Homemade Christmas Gifts You’ll Love:

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Hate Mornings? You’ll Adore These 4 Easy Breakfast Ideas

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Hello Lovelies:

Do you ever have those mornings where you’re in a deep, beautiful sleep when suddenly the alarm starts screaming… but it’s just too soon and you aren’t ready to get up?

Does your day start with a list of a million things to do?

Are you basically a zombie that can barely function for the better part of an hour?

Where exactly does breakfast fit into those scenarios?

If you’re anything like the approximate 31 million Americans that regularly skip breakfast, breakfast probably doesn’t fit into your morning at all.

Maybe you’re not hungry yet, maybe you’re too busy or maybe your simply tired AF…

But we can absolutely make sure that you still get to enjoy breakfast, without any major effort. Promise!

Whether you just don’t do mornings (like me) or have too many things to accomplish before heading out, I’ve got you covered.

Here are 4 Easy Breakfast Ideas For Busy Mornings:

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