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For Those Days When You Feel Like You Aren’t Enough and You Just Don’t Fit

For Those Days When You Feel Like You Aren’t Enough and You Just Don’t Fit

Today as I was scrolling through Facebook (something I waste WAY too much time doing) I saw a post that caught my attention. A woman had posted “Anyone ever feel like they just don’t fit?”. What do you think the response was? Tons of women could identify with her. The comments were things like “all the time”, “YES!”, and “every day”. And, my heart broke. I can totally relate to this feeling and this is why Stuck in Your Rut…

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7 People You Should Never Take Advice From

7 People You Should Never Take Advice From

I’ll be honest with you—I think it’s dangerous to ask people for advice. Don’t get me wrong, sometimes we are really in a situation where we need advice from others, but not always. Many times I think we ask a bunch of people for advice because we are too afraid to take the steps we know we need to take. So, we allow others to make the decision for us. Or, sometimes we are just plain scared. We want someone…

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Discovering Your Gifts and Passion

Discovering Your Gifts and Passion

There are a lot of problems in the world today: mental health, drugs, homelessness, abuse, lack of morals, murder, rape, human trafficking, abortion, marriages are crumbling, children are orphaned. Those might be the “bigger” issues, but there are many others that impact people on a daily basis. Things like moms that want to be at home having to go to work or people suffering from low confidence. These may seem like small problems in light of some of the others,…

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Stuck in Your Rut Updates

Stuck in Your Rut Updates

It has been a few years since I have been active on Stuck in Your Rut and I’m excited to be back. My life has taken me on a wild ride over the past few years. But, I’m going stronger than ever. Here’s a little bit of what is going on to catch you up: The history of Stuck in Your Rut This website has evolved a lot since it started. It originally began as a challenge for me to…

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Finding Encouragement

Finding Encouragement

“Every individual believes deep down that he or she has a greater capacity for success than they are currently experiencing. They simply need someone who will believe in them and tell them so – someone who will fan the flame rather than extinguish the fire. We have that potential with our words.” – Sharon Jaynes Wow, I believe that statement to be SO true! Deep down I have this feeling that I can accomplish something great with my life; that…

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5 Books for When Your Marriage Sucks

5 Books for When Your Marriage Sucks

If you are in an abusive marriage, this article does not apply. While some of these books might be helpful, it is important that you seek help in the right places and make sure that you and your children if you have them are safe. Focus on the Family has an article with advice for if you are in an abusive marriage. Sometimes it just feels like marriage sucks. It might feel like your life didn’t end up the way…

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