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How to Meditate With Your Dog

How to Meditate With Your Dog

How I recently found that dog-owners have an untapped meditative source with you at all times: Your dog. This blog was originally posted to our other blogsite at the Digging Deep Project. We've been hearing from our followers that they love animals as much as we do,...

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Am I Adulting Right? – Part 2

Am I Adulting Right? – Part 2

Last week we published a blog that was all about the things every young person should know when they move out on their own. "Am I Adulting Right? – Part 1" had a list of things that I learned on my journey to becoming independent. I wanted to continue this list for...

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Am I Adulting Right? – Part 1

Am I Adulting Right? – Part 1

The Oxford Dictionary describes it as “the practice of behaving in a way characteristic of a responsible adult, especially the accomplishment of mundane but necessary tasks.” In other words: “doing crap adults should do, even when it sucks and they hate it. ”You may not use the exact same word, but all of us do at some point (and in our own way of phrasing it) ask ourselves “am I adulting right?”

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Mobility Aids and the Stigma Around Them

Mobility Aids and the Stigma Around Them

When I’m out and about using my mobility aids (like my wheelchair, crutches, or cane) I get comments and questions like these a lot: ‘You are too young to use a wheelchair!’‘What happened to you?!’‘You are just using those to get attention!’‘Can you work, can you do...

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THE BATTLE AGAINST BITTERNESS

THE BATTLE AGAINST BITTERNESS

It’s hard not to be bitter.  In the macro sense, it’s hard for me because, well, my life hasn’t turned out the way I imagined it would. I’m 32 and haven’t walked in more than five years, I’ve been through intense physical and emotional trauma, and because of my...

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Making Good Habits Last

Making Good Habits Last

Making good habits last, especially when you lack the motivation to, so how do you do it? In my experience, it’s tough to swim with a greased watermelon. There’s no real need to explain this one. It’s heavy, nearly impossible to get a grip on, and even tougher to kick...

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How Having Bad Habits is Like “Groundhog Day”

How Having Bad Habits is Like “Groundhog Day”

The terrible cycle of bad habits, and a good resource for breaking them. Next Tuesday is Groundhog Day, and it's got me thinking about my bad habits. Like many other people, the holiday reminds me of that old movie with Bill Murray. You know the one. The movie where...

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Not Setting New Year Resolutions for My Mental Health

Not Setting New Year Resolutions for My Mental Health

FINALLY! 2020 is almost over! We can finally breathe a sigh of relief as we begin to put the past year behind us. But is anyone else feeling somewhat anxious about what 2021 might bring? Me too. I am having a hard time with feeling absolutely jaded about everything...

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