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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

what causes relationship paranoia and how to fix it

The Surprising Cause of Relationship Paranoia (and How to Fix It!)

3 Ways to Stop Relationship Paranoia (and the surprising cause of it) Who else here is suffering, or has suffered, with relationship paranoia, raise your hands and shyly whisper “me?” Don’t feel bad. You are so not alone and you’ve come to the right place if you want to stop being paranoid in your relationship.

Why you need to let go of expectations immediately

Why You Need to Let Go of Expectations Immediately

So I’ve been hearing this one thing a lot from readers and clients of mine who are trying to move on after their divorce or major event in their life. “It wasn’t supposed to be like this.” “We were supposed to grow old together.” “I was supposed to retire in a few years, but now

5 ways to deal with your dysfunctional family during the holidays

5 Ways to Deal With A Dysfunctional Family Over the Holidays

It’s getting close to that time of year again. Where we have to all gather around the table for the big family Christmas or Thanksgiving dinner and celebrate. Yippee! But wait, unfortunately, we aren’t all too excited about this upcoming event. Many of us belong to a dysfunctional family. Are you one of them? I

how to deal with anger problems after a divorce

How to Deal With Anger Problems After a Divorce or Breakup

When anger problems show up out of the blue Hey, so does this ever happen to you? It may have been months since your divorce ended, or you broke up with your partner and you thought you were doing okay. You were sure you dealt with all the anger problems fresh from the divorce or

How to stop being treated like a door mat

How To Stop Being Treated Like A Doormat After Divorce

It happens all the time and you’re probably not even aware of it. Or you are aware of it, but you’ve just accepted it as a way of life. Being treated like a door mat.  Your boss just *assumes* you’re going to work late…even though you already made plans. Your ex texts you, saying how

15 moving on quotes to help you heal

15 Moving On Quotes To Help You Heal Your Broken Heart

Ah the break up. Pooey. It hurts like hell and you never even saw it coming. Or maybe you did. Maybe you are the one who broke up with your partner. Either way, breaking up sucks. Yes? I remember when I finally dumped my toxic boyfriend I read a lot of moving on quotes. These

how to free yourself from emotional pain

How to Free Yourself From Emotional Pain By Doing This One Thing

If you follow my blogs you know I’m a huge advocate for writing and journaling. I believe, truly believe, that healing from emotional pain does not come without forgiveness. In order to move past the hurt, we must forgive. Now many of us don’t want to forgive others or don’t believe the person who hurt

get your ex back, why you want to get your ex back,

4 Reasons You Might Want Your Ex Back (and why you shouldn’t)

You guys just broke up. Your heart is broken. You can’t imagine life without him. He’s been the love of your life for x amount of years. How on earth are you supposed to go on without him? You’re pretty sure you can’t. You now start thinking about what you could have possibly done wrong

the ugly truth about spousal abandonment, how to deal with abandonment, when your spouse leaves you

The Ugly Truth About Spousal Abandonment and How to Deal With It

As the weather gets colder and the orange and yellow leaves start to fall from the trees, I’ve been thinking a lot about a growing trend in divorce. The ugly truth is that it is happening more and more often these days. The case of spouse abandonment, aka when you thought the marriage was fine


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.