Negative situations happen all the time, we can’t change that, but we can counteract and not let them affect our lives

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It is so important to have a positive outlook on life, a positive mindset that fuels our energy for the day and gives us the boost we need to tackle anything in life.

There are plenty of negative people and negative situations in life, not letting ourselves fall into that, is the best thing we can do for ourselves. Knowing how to do so and knowing how to get ourselves out of a negative situation is a great gift to learn and use.

Not only it helps you be who you want to be, but it also helps have a…


Set yourself up for success and put yourself as a priority

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Like anything else in life, a routine that works for you, habits that you have formed, set a motivated tone for your day. Anything in your daily habits that work in favor of self-development and self-care needs to be incorporated and cherished throughout your day and week.

By keeping things simple, not overcomplicating our days, we positively impact our day and our mind. We give ourselves a chance of moment to clear out our minds and find ourselves on a positive path in life.

We spend most days thinking about random stuff that doesn’t help us or give us any…


It’s time to start treating yourself with respect and love you know you deserve

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Loving yourself and taking care of your needs is about knowing what makes you happy and going for that. Taking action and feeling aligned with your soul and your heart.

We all have a mission in life, and it all comes down to loving yourself, nourishing your soul, listening to your heart, and protecting yourself from heartache if possible. …


For better tomorrow — a handful of honest questions about the direction you are taking in life

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We all have these moments in life, where we stop and think, and reflect, trying to understand if we are where we want us to be. To understand if the path we have chosen is the one where we actually want us to go, we need to reflect and ask ourselves a few questions.

We need to do simple things — give ourselves a proper new perspective, check in with our mental state, and give ourselves a chance to grow. …


Simple ways on how to get into a new routine that suits everyone involved

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After the birth of a child, parents pay all their attention to the baby, often forgetting about each other. Undoubtedly, the baby is changing the couple’s relationship and nothing will be the same as before.

The dynamic of two people will shift and it shouldn't be seen as a bad thing. Things change, life changes and a child’s entry into the family needs to be looked at as the best thing that will happen to them.

A child coming into a family shouldn’t scare anyone from having children, yes life will change but so will you, and a baby adds…


It can feel like a daunting task, but if you have the right tips you can conquer it in no time

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Today, relocation is still an emotionally saturated event, not only because it starts life in a new place, but also because it is an opportunity to get rid of everything that you have accumulated for years but no longer use.

Sometimes it may feel like a daunting task, sorting through your belongings and getting rid of things you think you don’t need or you know you won’t have space for them anymore in the new place.

It can take more time to do so because we tend to linger on things for too long and then we decide to keep…


Summer is around the corner — hiking and camping is going to be a great adventure outdoors this season, get yourself ready

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Hiking is a leisure activity for many, especially during the warmer months of the year. More and more people go hiking because it is a way to experience new feelings, enjoy nature and get unforgettable memories with your loved ones.

I have really fond memories of hiking and camping, we used to go on many many adventures with my family, it seemed like an easy and yet fun way to spend time together and explore nature.

Now more and more people are stuck at home, and things don’t seem to be getting better anytime soon, so I will definitely seek…


The ability to get yourself to concentrate and focus on things you need to will determine your productivity and your mental clarity

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The main problem with staying focused and finishing what we have started is our mind, we have so many things running through daily that it is easy to linger on one thought and find ourselves hours later not finishing any tasks on time.

Our minds tend to wander, it is human nature, we get distracted easily, we have a short span of attention, there is nothing wrong with it, but we can’t get ourselves to be distracted for too long, otherwise life will pass us by, while we try to catch up with unfinished tasks.

Any clutter, is it around…


Minimalism is whatever makes you happy about your simple and minimal choices in life

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Like with every other lifestyle change, when you practice it for a while, you get inside knowledge about yourself and your choices of living. You see everything with your own eyes, you get to experience things and make your own conclusions about what works and what doesn’t.

Minimalism is a simple yet sometimes complex lifestyle, but it is a lifestyle that you adapt to and change around to meet your needs. …


Self-care is anything you do for yourself, that helps you reduce your stress levels

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Self-care is and should be a part of any day, it is critical to anyone who is willing to live a well-balanced, healthy, and fulfilled life. Self-care should be looked at as an action to take to help yourself get through any situation or any day.

Whether it is reducing stress, improving mental health, or taking care of your overall physical well-being, it should be a part of any day, without you actually thinking about it. Incorporating self-care in any day eventually should become a part of your life, without you reminding yourself that you need to do that.

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Sandija Sproģe

I publish about productivity, healthy lifestyle, self-development, mindset, relationships.

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