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Amanda - The Light OwlHey there! Welcome to The Light Owl, your source for all things wellness. I am Amanda, and I’m so glad you’re here!

By day, I work as a mental health counselor. By night, I’m a girl who is passionate about improving her life and having fun doing it! I have learned a ton about making the best of relationships, mental health, personal growth, traveling on a budget, and more. I’m excited to share with you everything I know! Along the way, you’ll get to know a lot about me, my husband David, and all of our adventures. Find my blog here!


8 Creative Fall Date Night Ideas for Any Budget

Happy Friday! We made it. I'm back with my budget date night ideas today because helloooo, it's Friday date night!
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How to Recognize and Reduce Burnout

Happy hump day! Once we get through today, it's all downhill from here. Wednesdays are the hardest day of the
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Advice to Myself as a College Freshman

This year marks 10 years since I moved out and down to the cornfields of Indiana to start college. It
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Breaking the Cycle of Social Comparison

Social comparison is an epidemic. It is all too easy to check in on social media and find a constant
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Why You Should Stop Saying Sorry (and What to Say Instead)

It seems these days that we apologize for absolutely everything, even when it makes no sense to apologize. Have you
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5 Tips for Making your Marriage a Priority (Even when you’re Busy)

It's Monday, so that means back to the daily grind! Normally I schedule all my blog posts in advance, but
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Six Ways to Stay Strong during Tough Times

Earlier this week, I shared a little bit about some of the challenges I've been facing in my life. [ICYMI:
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July Recap + August Goals

How is it August already? July just FLEW by! I kept so busy and did so many amazing things this
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