Joanna@JoannaMeriwether.com

Category: empowerment

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Ten Ways to Use Your Mid-Life Energy for Good

I know mid-life is transitional in many ways, especially when your period starts changing and you realize that life is, in fact, changing. And it’s going to continue to change until we’ve made post-menopause our new normal. But I’m definitely getting to the point in my journey where some days feel a bit chaotic, like…
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we all feel like victims sometimes and it’s totally legit.

I was messing around on Pinterest a few days ago and came across an info-graphic about what it looks like when victims of child abuse move from feeling like victims to feeling like they are thriving. The info-graphic and the process intrigued me greatly. The journey of healing from any kind of abuse is tough,…
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a clear bottle with wild flowers inside with the words 'how 'bout the good sh-t?!' across the top

how ’bout the good shit?!

Okay. So. The last couple of months have been hard for a lot of folks, me included. Sometimes that was due to my own decisions and sometimes it was due to Life and whatever the stars seemed to be throwing at me. However it happened, the winter was hard. Last week I shared about how…
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pieces of crumpled paper in a garbage can and laying next to it with the words "Let's turn this habit on its head" across the picture

Let’s turn this habit on its head

The last couple of weeks have been full. Work. Family. Book stuff. Regular old responsibilities. I try to keep my self care pretty close in times like these, but I traded meditation for five minute Pinterest breaks for the last two weeks and it shows. My weeks have been stressful and last weekend I was…
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