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5 Steps to Loving Yourself Again and Honoring Your Emotions

You know, so many of us are compassionate towards others. We hear of some unspeakable pain or even just someone’s trials for the day and we instantly feel empathy and want to do what we can to alleviate their pain or suffering. We often get so lost in helping others that we forget our own

man holding roses-red flags in a relationship

Healing From Narcissistic Abuse in 2 Powerful Steps

I’m no stranger to dealing with narcissists. My mother was one as were a few of my boyfriends. For some reason, they gravitate towards me. Or wait, maybe I’m still learning how to repel them? Either way, I’ve had my fair share in my life. I was fortunate enough to get away from all of

man holding roses-red flags in a relationship

5 Red Flags in a Relationship You Should Never Ignore.

Let’s talk about love. I love love and everything about love. Just the thought of it makes me all warm and fuzzy inside. But, love isn’t always roses. Sometimes love comes with a bunch of red flags but we choose to ignore them. Or is that just me…? Red flags in a relationship are often

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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

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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