Overcoming an Approval Seeking Personality and Low Self Esteem

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If you have an approval seeking personality you are likely struggling with low self esteem. It’s common to simply want to feel validated on some level. But if your self esteem and well-being are dependent on the opinion of others, it’s time to know how to put a stop to seeking validation. Many of us struggle with feelings of wanting to be understood. So it’s…

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Living in the Present Moment Everyday Tools and Practices

Focus on the present moment and see what's out there

Wanting to live in the now isn’t enough. Like anything new, present moment living needs commitment and daily practice. Think of exercise as an integral support to your heart. Being present is a critical component to your well-being. So here are everyday tools and practices that will keep you living in the present moment. Living in the present moment everyday is not constantly reflecting on sunsets,…

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Blogger Recognition Award for Own Your Best!

While I enjoy researching and writing, this is an especially exciting and meaningful post to pen (okay type)! I was recently nominated for this Blogger Recognition Award by Wanderlust With the DeVaulls. I connected with the DeVaulls recently on social media. Very quickly I came to realize not only the awesomeness of their website but as a fellow blogger, they are also a great support to…

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How to Quickly Change Your Mindset and Attitude to Manifest and Live Your Best Life

How to Change Your Mindset and Attitude to Live Your Best Life. You've got this!

One of the trending self help hashtags lately on social media has been #mindsetiseverything. Learning fast manifestation techniques on how to change mindset and attitude about a job, people, financial wellness, health, and life in general is definitely a hot topic for good reason. If you want to know how to manifest what you want quickly in life, then the first step is to deeply commit…

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How to Avoid Complacency in a Relationship

Best tips on how to avoid complacency in a relationship

Challenging complacency is an active part of my research and Own Your Best mission. The more feedback I received from my How to Stop Being Complacent article, the more I realized that that was just the tip of the iceberg. I learned while complacency in relationships isn’t a direct cause for breakup, it is a silent but deadly catalyst. So while I don’t claim to be a relationship expert,…

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How to Stop Being Complacent

Not Trying + Negative Self-Talk = Complacency. Question: What is ultimate failure? Complacency is a smug (sorry but true) belief that you’re where you should be and/or a lack of motivation to improve. This sense of self-satisfaction or why bother trying mentality is kryptonite to living your best life. Often we’re in so deep we don’t know how to stop being complacent. We live in…

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The Gift of Mindfulness – learn how to practice mindfulness throughout the day!

How to practice mindfulness throughout the day

Knowing how to practice mindfulness throughout the day gives you a precious gift – living in the present moment. The more we live in the present moment, the less suffering we experience. More on suffering below. There are two stories within each one of us. The first is your journey, meaning your real-life experiences. Although every experience becomes a memory, frame of reference, hopefully wisdom,…

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6 Actionable Ways to Manage Your Life Now

My Own Your Best mission is to empower you to take ownership of your life. Many cliche quotes and articles to do your best to achieve goals are exhausting and lack substance. Similarly, the overused and abused excuse, “I did my best.” It was time to take this on. First, I researched examples of taking responsibility for your actions and translated the results to real, actionable strategies so…

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The Best Self Help Books for Insecurity and Low Self Esteem That Will Change Your Life

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Self image affects our overall well being. The ability to overcome insecurities and low self esteem to a positive mindset is what empowers you to live your best life. Here are my all-time favorite and the best self help books for insecurity. These inspirational books about self worth will help you tap in to your confidence and the best version of yourself. Whether you need…

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Flower Essences RESCUE Remedy Review

Do flower essences in Bach’s RESCUE Remedy really work for anxiety and concentration? As promised, below is my experience with and a review of the flower remedies product Bach’s RESCUE Remedy by Nelsons.  Why I Turned to RESCUE Remedy I share as much as I can about my personal use and what I’ve learned about the flower essences world without getting over our heads. There is…

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