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How to make hard decisions? 8 Tips to help you face impossible choices

Making life-changing, hard decisions (like changing countries, moving out or breaking up) can be difficult. Hell, even small changes seem impossible! Change disrupts our routine; we no longer feel safe, and generally, that change is accompanied by an unpleasant feeling of discomfort that we try to avoid at all costs. That discomfort shows up in many forms, like self-doubt, fear,…

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Self-care

6 practical tips for drinking (way) more water

It’s only now that I drink a lot more water that I am able to recognise the impact dehydration had/still has on me. When I don’t drink enough water, I experience brain fog, feel more tired, moody; my eyes and tongue are dry, I have headaches, poor sleep, trouble focusing and my skin looks awful. The thing is, I was…

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Jogger in winter storm
Healthy Habits, Self-care, Self-Management

Running outside in winter: what it feels like to run in cold weather

Running, especially running outside in winter (that’s Canadian winters, btw) has had a significant impact on my ability to regulate my thoughts and emotions. Running outside in the cold has not only the “typical” physical health benefits associated with exercise, but it also greatly improves my focus and impacts my ability to manage stress throughout the day. It has been…

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