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You are cherished and loved…

Dear wondering girl, Just wanted to remind you that you are not alone...you are never alone. Not only are there others who have been through the same kinds of experiences you are going through, and felt the same kinds of pain you have felt, or worked towards the...

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You are NOT powerless…

Dear Influential Girl, Feeling powerless causes us to behave as if we are powerless... ...which causes us to do things out of desperation, fear, anger and helplessness. These are not good frames of mind to base our life decisions on. We really are not powerless. We...

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The World Needs You

Dear Optimistic Girl, The world needs you. Keep encouraging others...keep encouraging yourself... ...and keep believing that there is always something to be absolutely thankful for, giddy with excitement about, and definitely always someone else you know who could...

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Choose the Good Stuff

Dear Choosing Girl, Every day there are a million choices competing for your time, your brain space, and your commitment. It's so important to look for the good instead of the bad, and to see all of the wonderful little things all around you rather than letting...

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Jealousy Steals Joy

Dear Soulful Girl, Jealousy is a vicious beast that can steal your own joy away. You see, what we often do is compare our 'worst' parts to everyone else's 'best' parts in life, creating a situation that has no good ending. Comparing hardly ever has a good ending,...

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Look Around

Dear Magnificent, Marvel of a Girl, If ever you doubt that you are important or that you are loved -- or that you matter -- or that you are known -- or that there is a plan for you -- please dear girl, look around for beautiful evidence of all of it all and you...

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Your Dreams Matter

Dear Fantastic Girl, If you're thinking that you are not qualified or deserving or "right" to be the one with the big huge dreams, the great ideas, the ways to fix things, or the beautiful wisdom, sweetheart, it's time to change your thinking. The world needs those...

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Get Started

Dear Resourceful Girl, One of the worst mistakes we can ever make is to wait and wait and wait for there to be the "right amount" or the "right people" or the "right person" or the "right circumstances" to start living the life that is calling to us. No matter...

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