Practical Growth
Published in

Practical Growth

This is an email from The Growth Digest, a newsletter by Practical Growth.

The Growth Digest

Taking your personal growth journey to the next level.

Image by @criene via Twenty20

The most popular stories this week.

These are the most popular stories on LV Development this week. Discover how you can safeguard your wellbeing and build better relationships. All while manifesting a life that is authentically your own.

Let Go of These Things for a Happier 2021

Image by @alinabuzunova via Twenty20

We are moving into another year, and with that comes the expectation of both change and improvement. That requires that we take some action, though, and make a mindful and concentrated effort to improve the things that held us back in 2020. Are you ready to make 2021 better than the last? Even as chaos continues to swirl, you can find happiness. You’re going to have to let go of some bad habits first, though, and commit to your right to thrive.

Continue reading.

Your Inner Child Needs to be Healed

Image by @negmardesign via Twenty20

Some are lucky to live with an inner child who is happy and whole, but this is not the case for everyone. For those who came from painful and dysfunctional backgrounds, trauma runs deep into the soul of the inner child and requires very concentrated and very real emotional and physical healing. Don’t allow your inner child to remain in pain forever. Heal them so that you can find happiness in this life.

Continue reading.

How to Find Yourself

Image by @verakharlamovaphotography via Twenty20

It’s time for us to find ourselves. It’s time to figure out who we want to be and what terms we want to live our lives by. We have the right to be exactly who we want to be, and we have a right to manifest a life that aligns to our joy, our contentment, and our overall wellbeing. To this, though, we have to be strong and rebuild our self-esteem and self-belief from the inside out.

Continue reading.

Why Your Relationship is Heading for a Breakdown

Image by @cheech3 via Twenty20

Has your relationship hit a wall or a divide that seems too great to overcome? Have you and your partner started fighting so much that it’s disrupting your love for one another or the way in which you connect? When your relationship is breaking down, you have to take swift, decisive action. Be honest with yourselves and face reality as a team, then open up a dialogue and move into the future facing forward.

Continue reading.

How to Let Someone Down Gently

Image by @Antonio_Gravante via Twenty20

The best way to turn someone down is with compassion and with respect. Letting them down gently allows you to honor your feelings while also respecting the natural pain and discomfort the other person is going to feel. Breakups don’t have to be emotional explosions. We can cut the cord peacefully and find better ways to transition our interpersonal relationships.

Continue reading.

The Obvious Signs Someone is Avoiding You

Image by @natalialmeida via Twenty20

Bringing the relationship back together is possible, but it takes a lot of time and understanding. You’ve got to get a handle on your emotions first, then find the courage to address the growing issues with the person who’s avoiding. Sometimes, it’s only a small issue that leads to a breakdown in our communication. In other instances, though, we have to work as a team to repair deep hurts which are seeking resolution.

Continue reading.

Reader Questions

Want to ask E.B. a question and get yourself (anonymously) featured in next week’s Growth Digest? Gather up all your quandaries about life, love, and everything in-between and send them here. Your question could be featured, and you could get an exclusive scoop direct from the mind behind LV Development.

Want to write for LV Development? New writers are always wanted to help readers thrive and grow. Get in touch here with samples of your work.



Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
E.B. Johnson

E.B. Johnson


Trauma informed & certified coach. 8x top writer. TikTok educator. Host Practical Growth Pod. Get all my resources here: