All posts by Debra Smouse

About Debra Smouse

Tarnished Southern Belle (and life coach) Debra Smouse can help you de-tangle the drama in your life, push away the need for perfection, and show you how to create a daily life that you love.

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  • How To Keep Social Media Oversharing From Killing Your Relationship

    Some things should be kept private in relationships… so why are we obsessively sharing? Sharing snippets of our lives via Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram has become the rule more than the exception. It’s a wonderful way to...

    • Posted January 20, 2017
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  • Why You Should Quit Hiding Who You Really Are

    Every day, everywhere, we hide our true selves with masks and disguises as if we were attending a costume party. The woman next door puts on a mask of perfection, pretending that the PTA is the most...

    • Posted January 13, 2017
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  • How To Stop Letting Your Busy Life Ruin Your Relationship
    How To Stop Letting Your Busy Life Ruin Your Relationship

    Are you factoring your relationship into your busy schedule? Let’s be honest: “busy” has become the new black. It’s not unusual for a client to tell me she doesn’t feel connected to her partner, and in the...

    • Posted January 6, 2017
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  • 13 “Normal” Obsessions You Might Actually Be Addicted To

    Are your “harmless” obsessions actually ruining your quality of life? We all joke about our “addiction” to the trappings of modern life (morning lattes, watching “Game of Thrones”, etc.) but we tell ourselves they aren’t really addictions....

    • Posted December 30, 2016
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  • Are These 3 Questions Holding You Back In Your Search For Love?

    No, you’re not alone. Though each of us is on an individual journey here in this world, there is always a common connection to others. As a coach, I’m able to witness the underlying themes that we...

    • Posted December 23, 2016
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  • Why You Must Allow Yourself To Give AND Receive This Holiday

    Oh, the joys of the holidays: the decorations, the food, and the desire to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list. It’s a lofty goal: to be that person, the one who always selects the...

    • Posted December 17, 2016
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    21 Tools To Help You Stop Being So “Busy”

    No matter the season, I am a high-energy, full-speed-ahead kind of gal. Getting things done makes me feel good about everything: my life, my work, and, of course, myself. But being productive and high-energy isn’t the same...

    • Posted December 16, 2016
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  • 9 Questionable Benefits Of Choosing “Busy” As Your Drug of Choice

    We live in a culture that demands that we join the cult of busy. We become accustomed to walking in endless loops on society’s Treadmill of Busy. We may swear that This Year Will Be Different. We...

    • Posted December 9, 2016
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