To Be – Present

Be Present
Be Present

BE PRESENT

❤️ give others your full attention
❤️ actively look for reasons to be thankful
❤️ don’t worry about what’s next
❤️ take a few deep breaths
❤️ write lists or take notes

How do YOU stay present? Share your ideas in the comments!

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To Be – Honest

Be Honest
Be Honest

BE HONEST

🧡 tell the truth
🧡 think before you speak
🧡 act on what you believe in
🧡 treat others fairly
🧡 learn from your mistakes

How do YOU stay honest? Share your ideas in the comments!

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To Be – Persistent

Be Persistent
Be Persistent

BE PERSISTENT

💙 stay passionate about your work
💙 make your goals a priority
💙 redirect instead of quitting
💙 ask people to help or teach you
💙 learn to be self-motivated

How do YOU stay persistent? Share your ideas in the comments!

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To Be – Real

Be Real
Be Real

BE REAL

💚 deal with others honestly
💚 own your mistakes
💚 understand and act on your beliefs
💚 keep your promises
💚 aim for better, not perfect

How do YOU stay authentic? Share your ideas in the comments!

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To Be – Thoughtful

Be Thoughtful
Be Thoughtful

BE THOUGHTFUL

💜 give your undivided attention to others
💜 remember or write down important details
💜 follow through on promises
💜 send an encouraging text message
💜 think of ways to make someone smile

How do YOU show thoughtfulness? Share your ideas in the comments!

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To Be – Kind

Be Kind
Be Kind

BE KIND

💛 be there to listen
💛 give a just-because gift
💛 offer a helping hand
💛 use your words mindfully
💛 assume the best of others

How do YOU show kindness? Share your ideas in the comments!

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Pros of Starting a Blog

I saw a lot of conversation against blogging around the time I started mine. Podcasts and vlogs were beginning to overthrow the humble blog in terms of activity and general interest. Blogging was to be considered passé. Despite this resounding death knell, I got up my nerve, collected the smattering of harebrained plans, pipedreams, and vague inspiration from my notebooks, and signed up for a WordPress account without any real plan on how I’d use it.

Call me contrary, but I’ve found blogging to be hugely rewarding. Today, I thought I’d share some pros of venturing into the blogosphere, based on my experience.

Whether you’re new to the blog scene, looking to revitalize an old one, or simply need some inspiration to keep it up, I hope this post encourages your inner blogger.

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The Beginner’s Guide to Writing Letters

Letter writing is a tradition in my family, so it’s fantastic to see it coming back into style as a fun and crafty hobby.

The Beginner's Guide to Writing Letters

If you’re a letter writing newbie who’s not sure where to begin, I have a few ideas that will inspire you to pick up a pen and keep your local postal worker busy.

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5 Helpful Ways to Keep a To Do List

I didn’t always love lists. I rebelled against them for a time, convinced that, with creativity on my side, I didn’t need something ordinary and boring like organization. Strangely enough, I am a very organized person, so this little rebellious phase didn’t last too long.

5 Helpful Ways to Keep a To Do List

Lists are now one of my most-utilized tools for absolutely everything, and in the spirit of sharing resources, I’ve decided to give you the inside scoop on how to make your To Do lists work for you.

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7 Steps for Surviving Creative Block

There are people who claim that creative block is nothing more than an illusion devised by the mind. Pushing through and trying anyway yields a surprising and productive result. This is true. We can create even when the whim doesn’t strike us. We can do good work even when we’d rather not do any at all. This is an incredibly human trait. It’s how we survive Mondays.

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That being said, I do believe in creative block. True creative block isn’t about lack of motivation or unwillingness to put forth effort. There’s no muscling through or working around it. If you’re among those of us who occasionally suffer from this inexplicable inability to create, I’m here to share some of my personal insights.

 

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