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Walk Away from Anything That Doesn’t Make You Insanely Happy

The “new you” can’t be built in the midst of the auld lang syne

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If you're reading this, it means you've survived one hundred percent of your worst days, many of which probably happened in the last two to five years. As you're well aware, staying focused and motivated has been…




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Elisabeth Ovesen

Elisabeth Ovesen

3x New York Times bestselling author, Senior Copywriter, and essayist. https://www.lilibetovesen.com/

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