Life of Polly

Simple Tips for Living Your Best Life

10 Tips to Having a Wildly Productive Morning at the Office

Have you ever found yourself rushing through the morning, coffee in one hand, a list of tasks to complete, meetings to attend and before you know it it’s already noon? Sure you have. We’ve all been there, but have you tried to slow down though and stick to a practical routine that enables you to…

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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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Difference Between Private Relationships and Secret Ones

When you find yourself in a relationship you keep defending as a private one, you may want to ask yourself whether or not that is true and if you’re just covering up the fact that it could be a secret relationship you’re hiding. There are many reasons people choose to keep their relationship private, and…

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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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Stop Telling Me I Need to Have Children

What is everyone’s obsession with having children? Why must this be such a mandatory task in life? Last time I checked it wasn’t a means of survival or a measure of the quality of life. So why must you pressure me into thinking the only way to truly live is to have children? I am…

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How to Bounce Back from a Burnout

What is a burnout? It’s a trying phase we face when our lives become out of whack, unbalanced and full of pressure to achieve more than we are currently capable of undertaking. Burnouts can sneak up on you when you least expect it. They can start with a few dragging days and can lead to…

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10 Date Ideas That Don’t Involve Going to a Bar

Beyond the bar, there is a world full of fun, self-control, and sober moments that can later be remembered. Here are several ideas for you and your love bird to go do in your free time or day off. Coffee Shop or Juice Bar Spend the Day at a Theme Park Netflix Marathon on a Dreary…

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How to Make the Most of Your Next Mental Health Day

Interview with Tonya O’Neill   There comes to time in all of our lives where we feel tired, uninspired, or unmotivated. The trouble with this is between our busy schedules and demanding workloads, whether it be picking the kids up from school, meeting deadlines, attending social events or spending quality time with loved ones, our…

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How to be a Considerate Human Being

There shouldn’t have to be a guide on how to be a considerate human being, but after some recent interactions, I’ve begun to realize that maybe this is exactly what the world needs. Somewhere along the line it seems that people have lost their considerate traits that make them caring, helpful, and respectful humans of…

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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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