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Why Each Day Is a Miracle I Am Grateful for – The Uncommon Normal Guest Post

The new year is here, and with it come the dreams, hopes, and wishes for something better. As for me, I am just grateful for every new day. Three years ago, my life changed in a split second after a traumatic accident, and since then, I have appreciated life even more. Then, a few months …

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Top Mental Health and Wellbeing Tips This Christmas Holiday

This year has been all about connections for me. I have worked together with many different people, created a manual for those experiencing trauma or going through hard times, had the opportunity to share my words on several podcasts and blog posts and found time to write a few devotionals. This, however, wouldn’t have been …

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Four Tips to Find Joy in the Journey: Dealing With Struggle – Salt + Sparrow Guest Post

The past few months have been incredibly hard for us again. At the start of the summer, we found out that my mother-in-law, Mum as I used to call her, had cancer. We didn’t, however, expect that we would lose her just three months later. This was heartbreaking. ‘Why, why again?’ I started to question. …

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Mindful of Christ’s Virtual Summit: Overcoming Negative Mindsets and Being Transformed by the Renewing of Your Mind

We often think about the ‘what ifs’ in life and how our lives may have turned out differently if only certain things had not happened. And when our actions have negative consequences, we blame ourselves for them. We give the green light to the negative thoughts in our heads, and they take over. Sounds familiar? …

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