I am Stephania Audatte, a content creator for stephup.net and https://stephup.medium.com/ and this is my story;

When I was in high school I starved myself because I wanted to become a model. In my head, the only way to become a model is to stay skinny, and the way I was trying to be skinny is by eating small amounts of foods every day and just going to bed with an empty stomach filled with only water and no foods eaten. I did not have the knowledge that I have today, I was just a teenager with a big dream…


Learning the essential or even the most basic life skills can help us not only live a better life but also help us become more successful at everything that we do as it basically improves all areas of our life.

These Life skills that are listed below have the ability to make us deal and adapt effectively to the demands and challenges of our everyday life, so it is important to develop and take the initiative to learn these skills.

1. Self-Discipline — having self-discipline in oneself is the key to success in any field. It helps us keep going.


The human mind is a complex thing that can be equally magnificent and terrifying. Unfortunately, we aren’t taught enough about our feelings and emotions from a young age, and people go their entire lives not understanding their thoughts or why they feel the way they do. They struggle. They hurt. But you don’t have to.

That is why, if you’re feeling sad, angry, lonely, worried, scared, or any other emotion that makes you feel out of control and not at peace, know that you don’t have to face your feelings alone. …


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In this article, we’ll be breaking down the different types of Motivation and explore the idea of understanding the things that motivate you, in order to finally reach your goals.

But first, what is Motivation?

Motivation is a psychological phenomenon in which the wants and needs of an individual have to be tackled by framing an incentive plan.

Abraham Maslow, an American psychologist, popularly theorized the nature of human Motivation throughout his studies and came up with something he coined, the ‘hierarchy of needs.’

According to Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, all human behavior is goal-directed, which means that everything we…


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While most people agree that listening is a very important skill, a majority don’t feel a strong need to improve that skill. This is probably because effective listening isn’t something we really talk about, which is strange, because we’re social creatures who thrive on communication, and listening is arguably the most important aspect of effective communication!

Ask most people if they’re a good listener and they’ll say, ‘of course!’ But in reality, very few of us are actually good at listening effectively. In fact, the average person listens at only about 25% efficiency in reality.

In this article, we will…


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Our mindset is critical to our success and growth and according to Stanford psychologist and researcher, Carol Dweck, there are two kinds of mindsets. The fixed mindset and the growth mindset, both of which play a crucial role in shaping our lives and capacity to learn.

A fixed mindset is where an individual has a certain belief that their basic abilities, intelligence, and talents are fixed traits. Meaning that if you think that you’re not good at something, then you will believe that you’ll never be good at it. …


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The days of commuting and going to the office to work are all gone, especially today when everyone’s been working from home due to the pandemic. But can we all agree that working from home can be both a blessing and a curse? …


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When it comes to fitness and weight loss, many of us seek instant gratification. As a result, we try and set multiple goals at once intending to get to the finish line as quickly as possible. Unfortunately, our bodies can’t be expected to deliver on rapid weight loss or muscle gain in a healthy way because it takes time and patience to do so.

That’s why it is better to take BABY STEPS by just starting with just one goal at a time Instead of throwing yourself into a whole new diet and exercise routine. For instance, start with simple…


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In today’s age, companies around the world are forced to have their employees working from home amid the covid-19 pandemic, and though a lot of people likes the freedom of having to work from home, some people don’t seem to like it as much, since they feel that their productivity and focus are being compromised especially if they are in an environment where there’s a lot of distractions and things going on.

Nonetheless, regardless of where you work, there will be instances where you will be distracted, whether you are working from home or working in an office. …


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Hair loss is something that many of us experience, especially as we get older. Although many people think that losing hair is an issue that only affects men, it is not something that only affects one gender, as it can also easily happen to anyone.

You may not be bald or have hair that is missing from your head that is noticeable, but maybe you have noticed a bit more hair in the drain when you take a shower. Hair loss at first can be subtle, and before you know it, your hair will be so thin that it will…

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