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30 motivational quotes for women

30 Motivational Quotes For Women To Empower and Uplift You!

Let’s face it, being a woman is tough. Does it not feel like we are expected to do so much more than a man? Maybe that’s just me. Anyway I find that when I’m going through really tough times reading motivational quotes for women really lifts me up and reminds me just how strong and

why i am grateful for all the abusive people in my life

5 Reasons Why I Am Grateful To All the Abusive People In My Life

Right now I know you want to know what I’m smoking. You think I’ve lost my senses. Why should I be grateful to all the abusive people in my life? Well here are 5 things you need to thank your abusers for. You’ll thank me at the end too! Moving on….. Let’s talk about the

how to cope with life when it's not all rainbows

How to Cope When Life Isn’t All Rainbows and Lollipops

If you follow me faithfully (oh come on, I know you do!) you know that I’m a pretty positive and bubbly girl and I love to spread sunshine and sprinkle pixie dust everywhere BUT you also know that I totally get that life serves us crap sometimes and we have to deal with it. It

judge, judging others, toxic people, no judging

8 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Judge People

A true story about why you shouldn’t judge people I want to share a story with you about what happened to me a few years ago. Quite a few years ago but the message is still powerful and strong. It’s about why we shouldn’t judge people. I really detest people who judge others. Honestly!! I’m

5 tips to get through consumerism at christmas

5 Ways to Get Through Christmas Stress and Debt Free!

Jingle bells jingle bells. And so it begins. Tis the season to be jolly…. no wait…. for running around like a chicken with your head cut off falling into the consumerism trap and counting down the days until it’s finally all over. Is this how you feel about the Christmas holidays? If so, you’re not

6 lessons to take into the new year

6 Lessons To Take With You Into the New Year

The new year is fast approaching. I can’t even believe it’s already Christmas. I sit here alone and type this out for you on Christmas day. I’m alone this year. I celebrated last night with some of my expat friends here in Guatemala. Fun was had by all. I knew I’d be working today but

5 myths about forgiveness (and why you need to do it more)

5 Crucial Misconceptions About Forgiveness (and why you need to do it more!)

Forgiveness will always be a necessary thing. Until humans can become flawless and walk without offense, we will need it. The fact that it can be so easy to do wrong to others, even unintentionally, or be wronged, should give us a healthy appreciation for it. For any kind of relationship to endure it must

4 things to do when you are feeling sad

4 Things That Will Cheer You Up Next Time You Are Feeling Sad

Yup. They say laughter is the best medicine. It is, sort of. I agree with that. I mean, who doesn’t want to let out a good belly laugh in the middle of an uncomfortable situation? Laughter certainly has cured lots of ailments I’ve had over the years, especially when I’m feeling sad. It’s not the

sad woman on train-narcissistic traits

5 Extremely Damaging Narcissistic Traits You Should Know Right Now

This is a new word for me. Narcissism. To be perfectly honest with you, I didn’t even really know what one was. I had to Google the definition. It sounded terrible!! From some of the blog headlines I saw, I knew that a narcissistic person was evil. Then I Googled to see what some narcissistic

how you lost focus in 2019

How You Lost Focus in 2019 (and how to get it back for 2020!)

Oh 2019. How it kicked us all so hard in the butt. I keep reading stories about people who lost so much, struggled hard and fell flat. It was a hella tough year for many of us, amirite? We lost many things: jobs, loved ones, hope and some of us lost focus. Lemme explain. We

ABOUT ME

Iva Ursano is a retired hairstylist turned badass freelancer, who left behind 52 years of her life in Northern Ontario, Canada for a life of freedom, love and beauty in sunny Guatemala. She has two main purposes in life: feed hungry bellies and help inspire people to live a life of joy and love.

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