Tag: overwhelm

I bet you’ve probably heard something along the lines of “you shouldn’t use medication for anxiety or depression” at some point in your life. There’s such a stigma behind all things related to mental illness, but particularly when it comes to medication. Why is that, do you think? I don’t know about you, but I’m sick of hearing stuff like that, because medication to treat mental illness can literally save someone’s life.

Before you start thinking that I’m pushing medication on people,

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Hi friends! Before we begin, I just wanted to say how incredibly excited I am to be a part of the Sweet Success team and join all of you on your journey towards your highest potentials! My name is Daynna, I’m the Canadian (eh?). You can read more about me and all of the other wonderful #BossBabes on the team here! We have a great group of ladies coming together to share thoughts and experiences with you!

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There is a lot of talk all over the place about something called “work-life balance”. There’s a lot of reading material on the subject, but honestly, it’s a little confusing. The traditional model of work/life that always kind of bugged me is this:

  1. Find out what you’re good at
  2. Choose a career where you can use those skills
  3. Work hard, climb the ladder, make money
  4. Use that money to do things you actually enjoy
  5. Try to carve out time outside of work for the “important things”

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If you’re ready to give up, that means you’ve already taken a very important step – you’ve made the leap, taken a risk, done something big! To feel like giving up means you have to have started something already, which is HUGE. It’s also the most important thing to remember when you get to a point that makes you feel like throwing in the towel; at some point in time you wanted to do this,

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This week has been a crazy one. Whether you’re thrilled or devastated about the recent change in the US leadership, there’s no doubt that you’ve noticed the huge increase in hateful, angry, negative posts all over social media and the web – from both sides.


Politics aside, this election has brought out a lot of passion in people, in many ways. For me, it’s reminded me of the importance of remembering how much power we hold as individuals and how important it is to actually USE that power.

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The secret to success is knowing when to say no

Reading this quote (albeit, a roughly translated Confucius saying on success that is easier for my brain to wrap around this way) makes me cringe. I’ve been chasing a seriously large amount of rabbits lately – one of my biggest black holes and bad habits that I fall into time and time again.

I recently had someone who’s judgement I trust imperatively (she’s the pure definition of a girlboss –

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