Daniella Whyte

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7 Clear Signs You Need To Take a Break (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 330)

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“Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.”
— Ovid

If you have ever been through moments in your life here you felt like you just need a good long break, you likely were feeling to much stress due to a number of factors that affected your physical, emotional, and mental health. You probably didn’t feel like yourself, running on fumes or feeling like an empty shell. You may have thought to yourself that you need to do something about this stress before it kills you. Read more…

3 More Ways We Hinder Our Own Growth (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 252)

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“One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.”
— Abraham Maslow

The opportunity to grow is always before us. But not everyone takes the chance on an opportunity when it presents itself. When we don’t choose to grow (and growth is a choice), we miss out on important parts of our lives in which we wouldn’t otherwise improve. Nothing grows in isolation. Likewise, people don’t grow alone. Plants need rain and sunshine. And I guess it could be said that people too need pain and pleasure in order to obtain a balance to life that keeps us overcoming and empowered at the same time. We grow in community. In the daily discourse of life — the pains, the problems, and the pleasures — we become a better version of ourselves and create opportunities to fulfill our dreams. Read more…

3 Other Brilliant Ways to Waste Your Life (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 241)

3 Other Brilliant Ways to Waste Your Life

“He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.”
— Muhammad Ali

Deep down inside of us, we know our lives are meant to be so much more. Even when we have all the money and material possessions a single soul could ever want, we look forward to making our lives count in some special way. At first, it might be innocent curiosity, not intending to spark any flame or move us any farther than an inch away from our current zone of comfort. But soon it turns into a nagging thought that is on our conscience day in and day out. We want to make our lives worth something that is long-lasting, even permanently etched somewhere in the world that we made a difference. In order to make any difference or solve any problem, we’ve got to make sure we’re not whittling away time and existence. Read more…

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