Are You Living Life to Its Fullest?

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When you consider your current life, can you think of anything you’d like to do? Accomplish? Do you have any “I wish I could/would…” thoughts swirling in your head? Are these things you really want to get done or just wistful dreams? Research says we experience the most positive emotional response when we move forward… Read more »

Be Creative and Liven Up Healthy Eating!

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If you’ve rotated the same six meals weekly for the past few months and want to find something new, consider looking on Pinterest. If you don’t have an account, it’s worth creating one just for recipes alone — the choices are literally right at your fingertips. Start broadly, then narrow your search. Let’s say you… Read more »

Feeling Stagnant? Recognize Why and Do Something!

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Have you ever hit a point in your life where you felt stuck, either in a certain stage of life, a relationship or a career? As teenagers, many of us felt nobody understood us and wondered when this adolescent angst would just go away (as many teenagers speak in italics). And many of us have… Read more »

How Friendship Can Help You Live a Full Life!

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In this age of social media where the average Facebook user has 338 “friends,” it’s important to have true, deep friendships as well. Think of the last time you spent time with someone close to you and either laughed until your stomach hurt or cried on their shoulder. Didn’t you feel better after doing that,… Read more »

Feeling Overwhelmed? Chunk it Down!

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Do you ever feel you have so many priorities you don’t even know where to start because everything seems important? We all need help sometimes figuring out what needs to go on top of our to-do list. Doing so makes you feel less stressed because it will help you get things done. Read on for… Read more »

Find Your Superpower!

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Do you want to keep your mind sharp and working, grow a bit as a person, gain the power that knowledge affords? Then do this: Learn something new. Whether taking up a new hobby (baking, gardening, rock climbing, salsa dancing) or acquiring a new skill (learning a new language, taking a defensive driving course, how… Read more »

Should You Shop Organic?

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If you’ve paid any sort of attention to social media and TV within the last 25 years, you’ve heard the benefits of organic food touted. It’s better for your health, it’s better for the soil, it’s just better all around. Unfortunately, “organic” has become a bit of a buzzword some companies have slapped onto a… Read more »

Happy Employees Are a Win-Win

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It stands to reason that happy employees will stay at their jobs. And while their primary reason for working does, of course, entail work, it behooves you as an employer to keep your employees satisfied and fulfilled; doing so will decrease your turnover rate, making for a stronger team and a better reputation overall. Consider… Read more »

Too Busy for Exercise? Think again.

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If you say you “don’t have time” to exercise, you’re actually making a choice not to make the time. If you really want to find the time, you can. When my personal trainer friend was questioned on how to fit exercise into an incredibly busy schedule, she made up a program wherein the person could… Read more »

Should You Try Meditation?

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When you think of meditation, what comes to mind? For many of us, we picture someone sitting in a lotus position, eyes closed, possibly on a beach at sunrise. Meditation doesn’t require you to wear special clothing or have a beach nearby, nor does it require an hour of quiet concentration. Meditation does improve your… Read more »