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The Blessing of Being

Find yourself in you, by you and for you through blessing. The Thrive Global Community welcomes voices from many spheres on our open platform. We publish pieces as written by outside contributors with a wide range of opinions, which don’t necessarily reflect our own. Community stories are not commissioned by our editorial team and must…

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KAIZEN

It begins with Badminton. When I reflect upon how badminton is disregarded both internationally and at schools around Indonesia, it bothers me because I find badminton to be one of the most exciting sports to play. I enjoy playing it regardless of whether I am playing it competitively or just for fun. While badminton is…

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Teenage Stress and Stress Management

Public schools have been in session for a month, and teens are starting to feel the effects of stress. Unwritten expectations linger over teens to perform academically, participate in multiple school-related sports and clubs, maintain volunteer hours in the community, and practice for the ACT or SAT college entrance tests. With only 24 hours in a day,…

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Set your boundaries to success.

How well we set our boundaries in life will determine our success. Establishing boundaries give us space and the ability to stay focused to clarify our needs. Boundaries are the “walls” we set up to preserve our energy to prioritize what matters to us for our success. Boundaries are the gateways through which we allow…