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Personal growth and self-improvement requires a few skills. Allow the advice here to help you figure things out for yourself.

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Self-Esteem and Unsolicited Advice – Submissive Meditation Monday

Self-Esteem and Unsolicited Advice – Submissive Meditation Monday

I’m devoting this Monday to meditation, reflection, and devotion to submission. I hope to select topics that will get you thinking differently about some part of your life or submission and then just maybe grow a little bit further. If you have ideas for topics that might work for a Meditation Monday, please email me. How’s your self-esteem? Do you feel [...]

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Simply Service e-Zine from November 2005

Simply Service e-Zine from November 2005

Today’s look back on an amazing e-zine is from November 2005. While this newsletter is no longer being produced, much of the content is still relevant so download it today and check it out! Here’s what’s in this issue: November 2005 Download Now! My Journey by slavedebbie Community Unity by Master Kalan Declutter 101 by Tante [...]

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When Journaling Gets Hard – How Depression Affected Our D/s Dynamic and How My Journal Helped Bring Us Back Together

When Journaling Gets Hard – How Depression Affected Our D/s Dynamic and How My Journal Helped Bring Us Back Together

This is a guest post by Elle. I was inspired to write this article by the recent series  about submissive journalling. I found myself wanting to get back into journaling, yet still holding back. This is a personal account of what can happen when journalling goes wrong. In my case, it was when I became [...]

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The Submissive Blues – Submissive Meditation Monday

The Submissive Blues – Submissive Meditation Monday

I’m devoting this Monday to meditation, reflection, and devotion to submission. I hope to select topics that will get you thinking differently about some part of your life or submission and then just maybe grow a little bit further. If you have ideas for topics that might work for a Meditation Monday, please email me. My personal submission has been in [...]

7 comments Posted by lunaKM | Posted in: Personal Growth
7 Tips for Handling Holiday Stress

7 Tips for Handling Holiday Stress

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, well, at least that’s what the song says. For many out there, the holidays aren’t the most wonderful time of the year. With November being more than half over, the holidays are in full swing. For many, this is an extremely stressful and depressing time of the [...]

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Time’s Almost Up! Get Your Submissive’s Advent Calendar Before They Are Gone!

Time’s Almost Up! Get Your Submissive’s Advent Calendar Before They Are Gone!

In just 3 days the Submissive’s Advent Calendar will no longer be available. Don’t miss your chance to enjoy peace and joy through submission this holiday season with 24 days of activities. It’s good for single and collared submissives of all types. Something this special can’t last forever. Since this is a holiday ebook, I’m [...]

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Solo-Coaching – Tearing Down Old Defensive Behaviors

Solo-Coaching – Tearing Down Old Defensive Behaviors

from the Submissive Guide Newsletter 8-13-16 We’ve all probably uttered this phrase a time or two when having a heated conversation with a loved one, “you’re becoming defensive.” From the time we are born, we learn defensive mechanisms that are meant to protect us from pain and trauma. A child’s first defense is to cry, [...]

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Bullet Journal: BDSM Scene Reflection Spreads

Bullet Journal: BDSM Scene Reflection Spreads

A month or so ago, I wrote a brief review of the Bullet Journal system, and of how I’ve found it to be really helpful in keeping my household duties and side projects in order. My review focused primarily on the standard ways that you can use the book to get yourself into the habit [...]

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Limited Time Offer – Pick up The Submissive Advent Calendar NOW!

Limited Time Offer – Pick up The Submissive Advent Calendar NOW!

You’ve been asking for this since the first series on the blog 4 years ago and now I’m able to say that I’m proud to release the Submissive Advent Calendar as an ebook! I’ve worked with kallista to make a beautiful ebook full of suggestions to make your holiday season just a bit more focused [...]

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31 Days of Submissive Journaling – Day 31: Q&A, Resources and Further Reading

31 Days of Submissive Journaling – Day 31: Q&A, Resources and Further Reading

Well, the month is over and I hope you learned about submissive journaling and how to open up by writing! I had a great time putting this series together for you but I know I probably missed some of the things you wanted to know! I’ll also include some great journaling resources and links around [...]

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31 Days of Submissive Journaling: Day 30 – What Have You Learned?

31 Days of Submissive Journaling: Day 30 – What Have You Learned?

We are nearly to the end of the Submissive Journaling series here on Submissive Guide. This month has been chock full of tips, tricks, and how-tos for journaling and I hope you have picked up some good ideas for your own journaling needs. So, this is where I ask you what you thought of the [...]

31 Days of Submissive Journaling: Day 29 – Social Networking Best Practices

31 Days of Submissive Journaling: Day 29 – Social Networking Best Practices

Facebook, FetLife, LinkedIn, Twitter, Ning, Digg, MeetUp, blogs, Instagram, KIK, etc.,  — the number of social networking sites and tools is exploding. Social networking is the killer app of the Internet for everyone. Such sites have become links to communicate with businesses, news, brands, celebrities, and friends, are a way to find  your next job or the [...]

31 Days of Submissive Journaling: Day 28 – Quotes: Inspiration Leads to Motivation

31 Days of Submissive Journaling: Day 28 – Quotes: Inspiration Leads to Motivation

When I first started journaling (on an online blog) I loved sharing quotes that I liked. They touched me in some way or reminding me of how I was feeling at the time. Whatever the case may be for why you like a quote; quotes inspire us, they give us a tidbit of thought and [...]

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31 Days of Submissive Journaling: Day 27- Brain Dump: Shaking Off Toxic Emotions

31 Days of Submissive Journaling: Day 27- Brain Dump: Shaking Off Toxic Emotions

One of the main ways I’ve used my personal blog for years is as a brain dump. A brain dump is a method of releasing all the clutter that’s in your head at the time. Whether that be a rant or a moment of stress or a way to sort out intense emotions. Submissive Journaling [...]

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31 Days of Submissive Journaling: Day 26 – Gratitude Log: Happiness’ Best Kept Secret

31 Days of Submissive Journaling: Day 26 – Gratitude Log: Happiness’ Best Kept Secret

You have the basics down for journaling, you’ve read up on journal prompts and making book notes and writing scene reports like a boss what more can there be in a submissive journal? Well, lots of things actually! Today it’s being thankful. A wonderful thing to consider when journaling is to add a gratitude log/journal. I [...]

31 Days of Submissive Journaling: Day 25 – Book Notes: How to Select and Read With Purpose

31 Days of Submissive Journaling: Day 25 – Book Notes: How to Select and Read With Purpose

Submissive journaling is not just about writing a diary. Journaling is what you want it to be. It can be lists of things, thoughts, rants, collections, habit tracking and so much more. It can also be a big part of your personal growth and self-discovery. One of the best ways to do that is through [...]

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31 Days of Submissive Journaling: Day 24 – Scene Reports: How they can Empower Your Playtime

31 Days of Submissive Journaling: Day 24 – Scene Reports: How they can Empower Your Playtime

Today I want to talk about scene reports: what they are, how to begin writing them, and most importantly, how they can aid and empower your playtime. I have only had one scene go really bad with my Master. In all of our years of playing, in all of the trials and errors, in all [...]

31 Days of Submissive Journaling: Day 23 – Journal Prompts: Using Them Effectively to Improve Your Life

31 Days of Submissive Journaling: Day 23 – Journal Prompts: Using Them Effectively to Improve Your Life

When you don’t know what you want to write about in your submissive journal but have an obligation to write something, one of the best tool is journaling prompts. Since the beginning of Submissive Guide I have curated a long, long list of introspective questions, thoughts, and quotes to help you develop as a person [...]

31 Days of Submissive Journaling: Day 22 – How to Manage Negative Comments Without Rage

31 Days of Submissive Journaling: Day 22 – How to Manage Negative Comments Without Rage

Accepting criticism is never an easy thing to do. It’s extremely hard to accept it from people we know, but in my opinion, it’s even harder to accept criticism or negative comments from random Internet people. Why you ask? Because these people who you don’t know and don’t know you, or maybe only sort of [...]

31 Days of Submissive Journaling – Day 21: Your First Blog Post

31 Days of Submissive Journaling – Day 21: Your First Blog Post

You’ve made the decision that you’re going to keep a blog, you’ve picked your host, you’ve designed your site, and now it comes down to the writing. And then you clean the dishes, and the bathroom. And you take a walk. And you build a condo for the squirrels to live in, and you think [...]

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