Elisabeth Ovesen
3x NYT bestselling author. Pen name Karrine Steffans. Psych Major. Performance + Life Mastery Coach. lilibetovesen.com

PERSONAL PROTECTION & INTROSPECTION

There comes a time when even the most exciting personal news shouldn’t be broadcasted, and this may be that time.

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Illustration: Aum/Raw Pixels


RELATIONSHIP COACHING

This is the perfect time to leave your significant other. Here’s a fresh perspective to help you prepare for this necessary shift.

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Illustration: Unknown artist/Raw Pixels


HOLIDAYS & RELATIONSHIPS

Everyone deserves a holiday gift, even if it’s the gift of nothing.

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Illustration: And Giving a Nod, Up the Chimney He Rose by Jessie Wilcox Smith (1863–1935)


WRITING & RELATIONSHIPS

How my triumphant return to writing and one well-meant article became the straw that broke a friendship’s back.

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Illustration: Aew/Raw Pixel


RELATIONSHIPS & HOLIDAYS

These four kinds of people don’t deserve me, much-less gifts this Christmas.

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“Hands up!” Photomechanical Print Showing a Santa Claus Pointing a Handgun (1912) by Will Crawford.


SELF-CARE

Do yourself a favor and try just one of these today.

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Illustration: Nunny/Rawpixels


PERSONAL GROWTH & CHANGE

Something is changing inside of you and soon, nothing will be the same.

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Illustration: Public domain/Rijks Museum/Pexels


STRESS & ANXIETY MANAGEMENT

Implement and practice these four steps today and see how much of a difference they make!

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Illustration: Sasi/Rawpixel


PERSONAL SPACE & PRIVACY

I’m not off the grid, and I haven’t disappeared from social media, but no one knows where I am, and that’s just the way I like it.

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Photo: Andrew Neel/Pexels


The saddest Christmas ever turned me against the holiday; the hardest year ever has made me look forward to it

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Photo: Klaus Vedfelt/Getty Images

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