Emma O'Connor

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21 motivating quotes to make you get up and go

Feeling a little bit 'meh' at the moment? Well, read these brilliant quotes and prepare to get your mojo back...<p>1. ‘Power’s not given to you. You …

Why Being Upset With Someone Is Always About YOU

<i>You will not be punished for your anger. You will be punished by your anger. -Buddah</i><p>A very wise teacher once told me that anytime I find myself angry or upset with someone, I need to look at what it is in them that I see in myself. What is it triggering in me that needs to be healed? This was …

Siblings

5 Steps To Following Your Heart

<i>“I don’t have any interest in taking care of people; my interest is in teaching people how to take care of themselves.” – Larry Winget</i><p>So there I was …

10 Ways to Renew, Refresh and Rejuvenate

Recently I did a speaking tour on the East Coast of the U.S. and noticed that people were tired of the cold, snow, and dark gloomy days and wanted some relief. I promised everyone I'd deliver sunshine in my next blog post -- so here goes! I encourage you to read, digest, live and share...<p>I often …

Home Decorating

Just How Much Should You Sacrifice to Make Your Relationship Work?

An expert weighs in on what types of compromises are—and aren’t—healthy.<p>About a year ago, my husband Chris and I made one of the biggest decisions of our lives. We decided to leave our super-awesome (yet incredibly expensive) life in Brooklyn to move to a small beach town in Delaware. Yup, …

The Reason Why You're Always Getting Back Together

In 2015, a clean break takes a few tries. Welcome to the era of dating on a loop, when your new boyfriend ... also happens to be your old boyfriend.<p>When Kiri Blakely first met her ex, "he made me laugh like no other human being." But after a year of witty banter, Blakeley, a writer in her 30s in …

7 Things You Need to Know About Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone

Everybody knows how to say it. “You’ve get out of your comfort zone. That’s where the magic happens.”<p>But it’s always so easy to say it.<p>It’s the doing …

35 Books You Need To Read In Your Twenties

From Cheryl Strayed's Wild to Amy Poehler's Yes Please, these are the books you need to get through your own roaring twenties. Inspired by this post.

10 Rules to Live By for Those Who Want to Live a Positive Life

<b>1. Be comfortable in your own skin.</b><p>The first step to becoming happy is to feel comfortable in your own skin. Everyone was born with a flaw. No one is perfect. Accept yourself with what you're born with whether it be your background, your skin, your nose, your eyes, your hair, your freckles, your …

Happiness

4 Simple Questions to Uncovering Happiness

It's no secret, life is full of 10,000 joys and 10,000 sorrows and the brain is wired in a way where the sorrows are stickier than the joys. This wiring has been reinforced so that we can pay quicker and more focused attention to the potential threats that have come our way in the past and survive. …

Happiness

31 Days to Waking Up Happy for Life

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