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The Ultimate Rules To Living A Happier Life

  You’ve come here looking for ways to live a happier life. We cannot find happiness unless we’re honest about it. If you’ve never read HerAfter, know this: we believe in every single individual’s (YOU) ability to create a happy, meaningful life. These articles are here to help you do just that. We shared one lesson per day over the course of a week. Do … Continue reading The Ultimate Rules To Living A Happier Life

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To the person who googled “How To Explain That Cancer Haunts You”…

To the person who found this site by searching “How to explain that cancer haunts you”, I’d like to offer this love letter: Dear searcher, I call you searcher because you are, in fact, searching. You are obviously and with your entire heart searching for answers, for clarity, for resources like this website, and for a way forward. I believe searching is one of life’s … Continue reading To the person who googled “How To Explain That Cancer Haunts You”…

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11 Habits of Happy Women

It’s my job to broadcast the habits of happy women. I’m a cancer survivor, speaker, and writer, and I’m incredibly fulfilled by all three roles. But I’m not going to pretend I’m always happy (a pressure cancer survivors can especially relate to!), or even that I’m always in love with myself. But I am, luckily, always in love with life. Good or bad days, I … Continue reading 11 Habits of Happy Women

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Hair After Cancer: Blonde to Brunette with Stylist Cori Young

I’m apologizing before we’ve even started: I’m nervous. I’m tense. I’m sweating like crazy thanks to another California heat wave that just had to strike this day. Or maybe it’s all because I’m trusting my hair, my looks, my self with someone new…a new hairstylist. This might seem common place for most people, but this is my first real haircut in over 4 years. At … Continue reading Hair After Cancer: Blonde to Brunette with Stylist Cori Young

Your Best Self: How to ASK Yourself Into Awareness

The desire to become your best self and reach your highest potential is a buzz-worthy topic as of late, while self-help heroes take over Instagram feeds and are self-publishing their ideas. And this is very good news for a culture in multitudes of turmoil, because bringing about social change starts with personal change. The more we can share tips and advice on how a person can … Continue reading Your Best Self: How to ASK Yourself Into Awareness

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Love Yourself FIRST: Making Your Own Peace a Priority

Last week was a harrowing one, and with this Monday we begin again, facing a new week with a familiar sense of trepidation, of disharmony, of fear that we’ve come to expect if still not comfortable with. I’m certain as the national conventions kick off in both political parties this week, the unrest will continue. What I hope, sincerely but desperately, is that as conflict … Continue reading Love Yourself FIRST: Making Your Own Peace a Priority

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How to Accept Compliments & Be Who You Truly Are

Maybe you saw the viral photos of her fellow teens bursting into unexpected smiles, covering their faces in embarrassment, or struggling to manage the joy and disbelief of her kindness. Last year, photographer and teen-cum-sociology genius Shea Glover sought out to capture a specific kind of expression on film: how people react to compliments. If you’re anything like me, a compliment typically induces one of … Continue reading How to Accept Compliments & Be Who You Truly Are

Give Zero F*cks: How to Care LESS What Other People Think

It took me a lot of practice to be the kind of woman that gives zero f*cks and actively care less about what other people think, because I misunderstood what the ‘give zero f*cks’ mindset is all about. The misconception about women who give zero f*cks is that they have no priorities or passions. In actuality, it’s not that we don’t care about anything, it’s … Continue reading Give Zero F*cks: How to Care LESS What Other People Think

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Why You Should DEFINITELY Take More Days Off!

Are you using your days off wisely? Productively? Effectively? You’ve worked hard all week, given your attention and energy and precious time to a cause or company that helps pay your bills. And now, blissfully and deservedly, you have a day off. With these few hours of freedom, you have so much to accomplish! So many friends to see, so many chores to get done! … Continue reading Why You Should DEFINITELY Take More Days Off!

Take a healthier view of your life with these tips

How to Take a Healthier View of Your Life

  “Am I good enough?” “Do I deserve to get what I want?” “Is it too late now to say sorry??” Beibs aside, these are probably questions you ask yourself daily, even subconsciously to gain perspective of yourself and your life…The word ‘perspective’ is used so broadly these days. We’ve dumbed down perspective to simply someone’s point of view, or opinion about a situation or … Continue reading How to Take a Healthier View of Your Life

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Boost Healthy Body Image With This Simple Trick

An astounding 90% of girls age 15-17 want to change at least one aspect of their physical appearance, with weight being their highest priority. Even worse, that number actually raises once girls become women; 91% percent of women are unhappy with their bodies. So if you call under that category, you’re not alone. But you are the only person who can change this statistic for … Continue reading Boost Healthy Body Image With This Simple Trick