November 16, 2017 theadventuresofdd

Gaslighting is something a lot of people have experienced, without knowing it’s a thing. I’ve had a rather interesting experience with it – and I thought it was important to share the characteristics of this behavior, so people know that they are not alone, and that it’s definitely not something that they did. According to Psychology Today, Gaslighting is a form of persistent manipulation and brainwashing that causes the victim to doubt her or himself, and ultimately lose her or his own sense of perception, identity, and self-worth. The term is derived from the 1944 film Gaslight, in which a husband tries to convince his…

September 12, 2016 theadventuresofdd 1Comment

http://www.therooster.com/blog/10-brutally-real-reasons-why-millennials-refuse-have-kids 1. We’re poor as hell. 2. Traffic and high rents make life miserable for the people that already exist. 3. Pregnancy is … not … hot. 4. We’ll fuck them up with terrible parenting. 5. The world kinda sucks now. 6. We want careers. So sue us. 7. Because these days, people have kids for selfish reasons. 8. Because they’re not going to fix anything. 9. We don’t even need a reason; we just don’t want them, so stop asking!

March 14, 2016 theadventuresofdd

25 Life Lessons I wish I had known 10 years ago Link to Darius Foroux.com LOVE THIS. LIVE IN THE MOMENT. You don’t know what you have till it’s gone. Socrates said: “ I know one thing: that I know nothing.” Struggle Is Good Don’t Complain Spend Time With People You Love Don’t Start A Relationship If You’re Not In Love Exercise Daily Keep A Journal Be Grateful Don’t Care About What People Think Take More Risks Pick An Industry, Not A Job Lead The Way Money Isn’t Important Be Nice Learn Every Day Rest Before You Are Tired Don’t…

January 5, 2016 theadventuresofdd

16 Affirmations To Inspire A Vibrant, Fulfilling Year Check out the article on Mind Body Green ! 1. I am moving closer to my dreams. 2. I love myself and the people around me. 3. The world needs my uniqueness. 4. I wake up each morning with intention and purpose. 5. I am ready to create amazing memories. 6. I am powerful in so many ways. 7. I create time for my hobbies and activities I enjoy. 8. Every day, I learn and continue to grow into the best version of myself. 9. I am supported, safe, and free. 10. I am…

December 30, 2015 theadventuresofdd

18 Sacred Intentions to set for 2016 Link to MindBodyGreen 1. I will take less and give more. 2. I will work less and live more. 3. I will do less and be more. 4. I will speak less and listen more. 5. I will buy less and simplify more. 6. I will have fewer distractions and more time for reflection. 7. I will be less realistic and dream more. 8. I will complain less and appreciate more. 9. I will worry less and surrender more. 10. I will judge less and understand more. 11. I will hate less and…

December 28, 2015 theadventuresofdd 1Comment

I’m feeling passionate today. Focusing on letting my passions be my guide – photography, hiking, outdoors, the ocean – all the first things that come to mind. And wellness. What are your passions? 3 Things To Know About Following Your Passion Before You Do It 1. Passion – Your passion will attract others to your cause. We are drawn to passionate people. I don’t care if you are flat broke, when you have a fire inside your soul, people are drawn to that. It ignites the human spirit in all of us. 2. Purpose – Know the why behind your business. This…

November 13, 2015 theadventuresofdd

Link to Hubspot 13 Habits of Incredibly Curious People (And Why It Matters In Business) 1) They love to learn. 2) They live to solve problems. 3) Questions don’t scare them. 4) They’ll talk about anything. 5) Virtually nothing bores them. 6) They question everything. 7) They don’t mind extra hours. 8) They’re self-motivated. 9) They keep it positive. 10) They’re naturally empathetic. 11) They love to achieve. 12) They’re creative. 13) They stay in the moment.

August 6, 2015 theadventuresofdd

Those Top 37 Things You’ll Regret When You’re Old Link to World Observer Article 1. Not traveling when you had the chance. 2. Not learning another language. 3. Staying in a bad relationship. 4. Forgoing sunscreen. 5. Missing the chance to see your favorite musicians. 6. Being scared to do things. 7. Failing to make physical fitness a priority. 8. Letting yourself be defined by gender roles. 9. Not quitting a terrible job. 10. Not trying harder in school. 11. Not realizing how beautiful you were. 12. Being afraid to say “I love you.” 13. Not listening to your parents’…

July 29, 2015 theadventuresofdd

This article is called 18 life lessons I want my daughters to hear. Now, while I don’t have kids, I found these life lessons to be completely relatable to my own self and being. Enjoy these reminders! Link to Elephant Journal 1. Don’t strive to be popular, settle for being yourself, settle into yourself . 2. Eat your dessert every day. 3. Say No at least once a day. 4. Never feel guilty for moving away from me, for traveling or going on an adventure. 5. Know that you are absolutely right when you think that the calculus class you are taking…

July 27, 2015 theadventuresofdd

A 92-Year-Old Yogi Shares Her Secrets To Happiness & Longevity Three careers and a lifetime, that’s how long it’s taken to be where I am today. To know who I am and actually like who I am. It takes dedication, desire and fearlessness on a daily basis. And it wasn’t until my mid-80’s that I really began to make this shift. From the time I could walk and talk, the word “challenge” has instinctively been my mantra. To this day, that mantra is what makes me who I am. Once you face a challenge, you can begin to accept it,…