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Tag: personal growth

How one woman's decision to remove her breast implants after eight years has not only transformed her own life but informed others about the risks associated with this type of body enhancement. Long-time RedLily contributor Tanya Smith,...
March 21st, 2021
When you are considered “clinically obese” as a child, your life becomes one hardship after another. From being bullied as a kid, to dealing with a dysfunctional family, to her private battle with fat loss—this incredibly brave...
February 7th, 2021
For most people, change is scary—especially when you’ve been pushed out of your comfort zone (and time zone) in order to survive. Women's health author and advocate Kerrie Lee Brown reveals how change can actually be healing when you...
November 20th, 2020
If you’re feeling despair and grief because you’ve lost someone close to you, this insightful piece is a tribute and must-read like no other. Written by one of our loyal RedLily® contributors who knows the feeling all too well. Tracey...
September 27th, 2020
It’s no secret that pet lovers spend a significant amount of quality time with their pets—dedicating approximately 7.5 hours a day to being with their furry friends. Experts from across the globe agree, especially during stressful...
July 21st, 2020
We've all been through a lot in life. Especially as we get older and realize that what we worried about in our twenties really doesn't matter in the long run. This personal reflection called "The Dance of Life" speaks volumes to all of...
May 27th, 2020
Most of the women who share their stories with RedLily® are looking to find solace and healing, but Charlotte Wussow has found even more—HERSELF. Read her inspiring story about how two angels, a little self-care, and her personal...
April 25th, 2020
This week, RedLily™ is honoured to showcase poet and creative writer Kimberly Peterson, who resides in a rural community just outside Ottawa, Ontario. Her captivating poem "Key" was inspired by a frightening personal experience after a...
December 4th, 2019
When we experience pain and trauma in our lives, we often feel like giving up. But more often than not, we open ourselves up to the possibility of triumph. Here’s how a single mom of three proved that no matter what life throws at...
November 21st, 2019