Life of Polly

Simple Tips for Living Your Best Life

Tag: self help

Why You Need Confidence Rather Than Validation

Maybe you’ve been there, desperate for someone to hear your story, learn about you before they’ve asked many questions, or begged for attention after being ignored by someone you think you need some level of approval from. Most of us have been there and it’s not typically a proud moment. No one wants to beg…

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When Being Strong is the Only Choice You Have

You walk this life thinking you’re the only one who’s ever felt pain. You act like this world just surrounds you and no one has ever experienced anything remotely close to what you’re going through. You’re caught up in your own little world you haven’t bothered to stop and see that there are people around…

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Protecting Yourself from Human Trafficking

After nearly getting scouted into human trafficking, I have been interested to learn more about the warning signs if you’re about to be kidnapped and if the person you’ve encountered is one who is involved in this type of criminal activity.  Many of the articles I came across only mentioned signs of a person who…

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Embrace The Single Life

Being single is an opportunity to focus on work, spend time with friends and family, and learn to enjoy time alone. We all go through periods in our life where we find ourselves not involved in a serious or committed relationship. For me it feels like it’s been a while and that’s probably because it has…

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10 Signs of Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Narcissism is defined as: an excessive or erotic interest in oneself and one’s physical appearance. Chances are you have either met someone who is overly confident to the point of being narcissistic or maybe you are that person and you haven’t quite realized it. In this article, I will go through all of the signs of narcissism so that you can better…

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14 Investments You Should Make Everyday to Improve Your Quality of Life

We invest our time, money, resources, and energy into things we believe are going to better us as human beings, to help other people, or to better ourselves and loved ones for the future- financially and medically. Almost never can we just sit back do nothing- wait for someone else to make the right move for us. That’s…

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What Does Your Handshake Say About You?

A handshake says a lot about a person so it’s rather important that anyone looking to be respected, taken seriously, liked, or not taken as a fool, should definitely master the skill of a solid handshake. I’ve met several people over the years that left me with the most uncomfortable feeling after shaking their hand. It was…

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10 Tips to Building a Happy and Healthy Relationship

What makes a healthy relationship? How can two people achieve this incredibly rewarding and fulfilling union? What tools do you need in a relationship to withstand anything that comes your way? These are a few questions that many of us ask ourselves when attempting to build a strong union with our other half. Let me just tell…

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3 Ways to Spend Time More Wisely

What we invest our time in not only say a lot about us as a person- it creates the world we live and vibrate in. Who wants a future of brilliance and no bullshit? Uh, me! The only way to achieve that is to master your ability to manage time effectively without wasting precious seconds…

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Are you feeling tired and uninspired?

Every one of us finds inspiration in different ways. Some of us go outside to take a walk or go to the gym to workout and jam to the beat of our favorite song. For me, it’s mini adventures, spontaneous outings, but sometimes just reading a book helps open my mind, enabling me to soak…

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