Written by: Amanda Levison, M.S., LMHC, LPC, CCBT
Today is the 4th of July, and the day that America celebrates it's independence. The day is recognized as a national holiday and started when the United States commemorated the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain (now officially known as the United Kingdom). Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family reunions, and political speeches and ceremonies, in addition to various other public and private events celebrating the history, government, and traditions of the United States.
Many times people get overfloaded with their daily routine and forget to take time for themselves. What are the things you have done in your life you are proud of? What are some of your major accomplishments? It is important to look at you have reached goals (no matter how small or large) and celebrate. How do you celebrate yourself? How do you celebrate your independence?
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