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The Secret to Productivity: Make an Alter-Ego. Get Sh*t Done.

    If you’ve ever switched on the OWN channel or found yourself on Pinterest looking up motivational quotes, you might have seen one Iyanla Vanzant. Born into a family fighting poverty, and raised in harrowing circumstances the likes of which would make your spine curl, her life is a tale of belief, conviction, and courage. She didn’t let circumstance stop her. In fact, Iyanla … Continue reading The Secret to Productivity: Make an Alter-Ego. Get Sh*t Done.

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11 Habits of Happy Women

It’s my job to broadcast the habits of happy women. I’m a cancer survivor, speaker, and writer, and I’m incredibly fulfilled by all three roles. But I’m not going to pretend I’m always happy (a pressure cancer survivors can especially relate to!), or even that I’m always in love with myself. But I am, luckily, always in love with life. Good or bad days, I … Continue reading 11 Habits of Happy Women

Work Life Balance: How to Create A Happy and Productive Daily Routine

Ours is a society and generation obsessive about the work-hard-hustle-get-shit-done attitude. It’s new. It’s trendy. It’s everywhere: on coffee mugs, punctuating Pinterest boards, even framed into office wall decor. But some days, the mere idea of being that relentless about the rise-and-grind is just too much, and no amount of gold glitter font will change that. Thankfully, a lifestyle in which your physical, mental and … Continue reading Work Life Balance: How to Create A Happy and Productive Daily Routine

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The Ultimate Rules To Living A Happier Life

  You’ve come here looking for ways to live a happier life. We cannot find happiness unless we’re honest about it. If you’ve never read HerAfter, know this: we believe in every single individual’s (YOU) ability to create a happy, meaningful life. These articles are here to help you do just that. We shared one lesson per day over the course of a week. Do … Continue reading The Ultimate Rules To Living A Happier Life

Your Best Self: How to ASK Yourself Into Awareness

The desire to become your best self and reach your highest potential is a buzz-worthy topic as of late, while self-help heroes take over Instagram feeds and are self-publishing their ideas. And this is very good news for a culture in multitudes of turmoil, because bringing about social change starts with personal change. The more we can share tips and advice on how a person can … Continue reading Your Best Self: How to ASK Yourself Into Awareness

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The Deadly Game of Comparing Yourself to Others

Waking up early, 6:30am to be exact, to get in a morning run before sitting down for another day’s work. Probably much like you, I’ve been inspired by the habits of extremely productive people, and have taken on this early morning workout as a tool to help me be my best. The only risk I run, besides the snooze button, is the possibility of working … Continue reading The Deadly Game of Comparing Yourself to Others

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How to Accept Compliments & Be Who You Truly Are

Maybe you saw the viral photos of her fellow teens bursting into unexpected smiles, covering their faces in embarrassment, or struggling to manage the joy and disbelief of her kindness. Last year, photographer and teen-cum-sociology genius Shea Glover sought out to capture a specific kind of expression on film: how people react to compliments. If you’re anything like me, a compliment typically induces one of … Continue reading How to Accept Compliments & Be Who You Truly Are

For Anyone Who Suffers From Depression: You Are STILL WORTHY

Midweekend, when the revelry of everyone I know would be at it’s height, barreling over with all the excitement of a child’s birthday party. But rather than toasting the chill bottle drips of summer beers or even laying listlessly in a park – an activity I could have done alone, for free, at a moment’s notice, AND in my pajamas – I’m at home in … Continue reading For Anyone Who Suffers From Depression: You Are STILL WORTHY

Simple Ways to Combat the ‘Sunday Scaries’

There’s something that happens every Sunday, when the sun peaks through my California window, nestling itself into the space in which I slept. The neighbors are out, the weekend feels as though at it’s end, and I should be gearing up for another busy week ahead…but instead, I feel the call to stay in, stay quiet, and connect to something. There’s a part of my … Continue reading Simple Ways to Combat the ‘Sunday Scaries’

5 Things They Never Tell You About Life After Cancer

They’ll tell you how to cope during treatment, but life after cancer has it’s own battles. Because treatment ends, but cancer never truly leaves you…At 17, I fought an advanced form of cancer at a world renowned hospital. I was given every form of support and educational resource possible, from counselors to peer mentors. What they didn’t tell me is that after cancer, new battles … Continue reading 5 Things They Never Tell You About Life After Cancer

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How to Maintain a Spiritual Practice (Even When Your Busy)

As a writer and woman, I find that discussing my spirituality and spiritual practice with others is extremely difficult. But I find that unless I can connect with that inner voice, access my own intuition, and make time for meditation and yoga (both of which are parts of my spiritual practice), I don’t feel my best. I have less to offer the world because I … Continue reading How to Maintain a Spiritual Practice (Even When Your Busy)

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6 Ways to Be More Productive in the Morning

Wanting to be more productive in the morning is a buzz term on everyone’s lips, because research is revealing that having a productive day starts with the habits you implore at the start of your day. If mornings are not your forte, don’t be alarmed, productivity is something a lot people struggle with. The morning is a hectic time for women, but especially if you’re … Continue reading 6 Ways to Be More Productive in the Morning