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Claire Alvarez
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I have been noticing a huge difference in how I communicate with others as I’ve gotten older. I used to be a pushover in a way, okay… well, a big way. I never stood up for myself and it was difficult for me to communicate when things were a problem…


An honest and open letter to the year 2020.

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I am feeling a lot of feelings today. So, I’ve decided to take a break from my usual posts and just have an honest and real moment with you all. I’m moving into my first place on my own, a studio…


Happiness comes when you’ve learned to accept that your past is only that. You’ve reached the point in your life when you stop asking yourself “what now?” You’ve outgrown every old version of yourself. You’ve become your most at peace and true self once you allow yourself to truly live…


Use these self-care tips to change the course of your day, and to be more mindful of your energy and presence. It’s important to take care of yourself and break yourself free from the self-limitations that we place on ourselves. …


Growing up can be scary, but it doesn’t have to be a bad thing.

I think it’s not talked about enough. How you need to check in with yourself every once in awhile as you continue to grow. You may lose friends because as you grow you change as a…


& how to find that spark again.

Maybe you have been in this place before, that uncomfortable place of continuously asking yourself, what is the meaning of anything? … Anything at all? …


This habit nearly broke me, and took away my love for my passions and life in general. It’s self-inflicted pain at best, doing the work no one asked for.

Here’s how I’m starting to get myself through it and change for the better…

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For one, I decided to delete Instagram…


My step-by-step process to healing after I thought I couldn’t win the war.

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Step One:

Take a second to acknowledge that I need to take time to heal, and that includes resting. I mean, actually resting.

So much of our lives are spent focusing on the hustle and grind, the daily structure…


Something to think about.

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We’ve all struggled with self worth one way or another. For me, I think I’m finally being honest with myself and really giving myself that chance to work on the things that I need to reassess. What are my insecurities and how can I work on…


How many times have you asked yourself this question when doing anything? I’ve been asking myself this lately, as I keep forgetting the reason why I’m doing anything at all.

The answer is in your heart. If your heart knows it’s the right thing, then you’re making the right decision…

Claire Alvarez

I write about mindfulness, spirituality, travel tips and stories, productivity & personal development. Come wander & grow with me!

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