mental health – The Frugal Feminista | Kara Stevens

Step Into Your Inner Goddess: Your Guide to Letting Go of Pain

  What do you need to let go of?  I’m not talking about a few extra pounds or even the financial weight of credit card debt.  I’m referring to the inner baggage that weighs you down and sometimes holds you, hostage. If you find yourself feeling like a bag lady, then in the iconic words

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7 Inexpensive Self-Care Tips When Dealing with Stressful Finances

My girl, Tonya from My Fab Finance,  is here with some MUCH needed tips on how to show ourselves some self-love when on a strict budget. Enjoy. –by Tonya Rapley. Financial stresses not only affect your well-being, they can negatively affect relationships, job performance, and pretty much rule your life if you let them. When

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Is Minimalism your cure for Clutter and Debt?

We all have our Kryptonite when it comes to impulse shopping and buying more than we need or even want. For me, as a self-proclaimed brown girl bibliophile introvert, I can’t pull myself from Amazon without spending at least $50. A sweet circuit of joy coursed through me when I come home and find those

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3 Ways 10,000 Brown Girls Can Heal Their Relationship with Money

In January, I gave myself the challenge of helping at least 10,000 brown girls heal their relationship with money by the end of the year. Gulp. Honestly, when this thought came to me I wanted to push it away because it seemed too big and too scary. But when my higher self (luckily) stepped in

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Should You Go Into Debt for an Out of Network Therapist?

It was the most expensive treatment I had ever undergone, but it was absolutely worth it.

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5 Self-Care Practices You Need to Start Today

Self-care can be described as any intentional action taken to improve your health and happiness, whether it be mental or physical. In today’s fast-paced world, we’re inundated with unending responsibilities that can make it hard for us to sit back and actually give our bodies and minds the tender loving care they need. Taking care

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3 Ways to Take Care of your Mental & Physical

The countdown is ON, 2016 is literally days away!  Even though there isn’t much talk of resolutions these days, there is always talk of change and improvement.  In the midst of changing and improving, you will hit road blocks and question your decisions.  You will have highs one day, and lows the next day, but

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Could you survive Schizophrenia?

Imagine seeing black spots on a wall, but no one else can see them?  What if you heard someone calling your name, but you were home alone?  What if your family was trying to poison you or your friends were trying to harm, or so you thought?  This is the reality of someone who has

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Depression: The Signs, Symptoms & My Story

“ I think I’m depressed” “What makes you say that?” “Well, I am sad all of the time, I don’t want to do sh*t, and this isn’t like me” This is a conversation I had with myself a few years ago.  Yeah, this was one of those conversations you have in your head, but some

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Dignity and Mental Health: Why awareness matters

No matter how educated, talented, or cool you believe you are, how you treat people ultimately tells all.  Integrity is everything.~Unknown Saturday, October 10 is World Mental Health Day and this years theme is Dignity and Mental Health.  Dignity is defined as “the state or quality of being worthy of honor or respect”, and one

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