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11 Ways To Boost Your Self-Esteem In Less Than An Hour

If you have… 1 second: Sit up straight. Research suggests that people with good posture have more confidence in their thoughts than slouchers. 2 seconds: Practice Good Scents. One study found that women felt more confident in social, business and romantic situations when wearing perfume. 3 seconds: Knock Wood. Psychologists have shown that embracing superstitions …

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The 3 Most Devastating Kinds Of Loss (And How To Recover)

I’m a long-time fan of Louise Hay who is big on affirmations for emotional and physical healing. And according to Louise and co-author David Kessler of You Can Heal Your Heart, understanding what kind of loss you’re experiencing can sometimes help you find your best self in the situation.  Especially if you use these specific affirmations. 1. Complicated …

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A Cool Mona Masterpiece: The Underwater Healer

Erena Shimoda is an underwater healer and portrait photographer.  She travels the world to work with cancer patients, helping them to improve their self-esteem and heal their mind and body. There’s magic in being underwater and Erena hopes the experience to be a transformation, allowing them to feel their beauty and heal emotional scars. Beautiful concept. She …

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50 New Year’s Aspirations For Better Mental Health (Yes, You Do Too Need Them) – Part 2

Linda Esposito of Wired For Happy wrote these – I’m such a fan of her work. And New Year’s aspirations don’t have to begin on 1/1…my own New Year starts on my birthday. (Already working on #32.) Check out the first 25 here.   26. Make Sunday your self-care day: get a massage, a mani-pedi, extra sleep, …

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50 New Year’s Aspirations For Better Mental Health (Yes, You Do Too Need Them)

Linda Esposito of Wired For Happy wrote these – I’m such a fan of her work. And New Year’s aspirations don’t have to begin on 1/1…my own New Year starts on my birthday. 1. Recognize all the times you got it right. Grab a notepad or create a new document: Make a list of three times you …

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Cool Mona’s 2015 Photo Of The Year

1st Place – 2015 Natural World Photography Competition Title: The World In Our Hands Black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis) Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve, Zimbabwe When a black rhino calf was found lost and dehydrated, it was brought in for rehabilitation at Malilangwe reserve. There, anti-poaching scouts are caring for it until it grows older. Illegal hunting of …