6 Healthy Habits to Start Doing Today – An Infograph

6 Healthy Habits to Start Doing Today Infograph

When you’re first on the path to self-improvement, there can be so much conflicting information that you don’t know where to begin. What kind of basic habits can a person start that will massively improve their situation, no matter where they start out? What if you don’t know what your big, life-changing goals are yet, but you know you need to do something? With that in mind, I made this infograph to help the average gal (or guy!) get some balance in life. These small habits are designed to help open your heart and improve your health. Often when we […]

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How to Make Every Day Not Feel The Same: Make Every Day Adventurous

How to not make every day feel the same. Make every day adventurous!

Tell me if this sounds familiar. You drag yourself out of bed at 7:00. It’s the second time you’ve hit snooze, but one more time would mean being late for your job. It’s Thursday, but it hardly matters. Today and every work day is the same. Wake up at 7:00, work from 9:00 to 6:00, and plop down in front of the TV until you doze off after Game of Thrones. And the weekends? Usually spent grocery shopping, drinking, or … more TV. Soon enough you start to feel like days are zooming by, then months, then whole years of […]

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The 2-Minute Habit That Changed My Life

How to learn to meditate

How do some people manage to hit the gym 5 times a week, while others struggle to go even once? Why can some people drop weight like crazy while others are in a perpetual war with the scale? Is it willpower? Luck? If I had to place a bet, I’d guess it was strategy. Let me show you what I mean. It all started with 2 minutes every day. I knew from a young age just how powerful a meditation habit could be. Between increasing focus and creativity to lowering anxiety and stress, there’s no reason not to meditate. So […]

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7 Qualities That Guarantee You’ll Be Successful

7 Qualities that Guarantee You'll Be Successful - How to Be a Success

Success – an amorphous word whose meaning will change depending on who you ask. Is it having millions of dollars and an exotic car? A new lover every night? A happy family, stable job, and cozy house? No matter what your personal definition of the word is, there are some common traits of the top performers in life. 1. Boldness This one is, in my opinion, the most important. Successful people are never meek and know that victory often means breaking away from expectations – even if that means ridicule, difficulty, or just generally being seen as the “weirdo”. As […]

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25 Quotes About Feeling Lost and Finding Your Meaning

25 quotes about feeling lost and finding your meaning

Whether your 20 or 40, we all have times where we feel lost or at a crossroads in life. It can be a lonely place where you feel unsupported, confused, or burdened with the vast array of choices in life.  The good news is that you’re not alone. Here is what history’s greats have to say on feeling lost and what to consider when you don’t know what to do.      “What you’re supposed to do when you don’t like a thing is change it. If you can’t change it, change the way think about it. Don’t complain.” – […]

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The 4-Step Plan to Stop Feeling Depressed, Anxious, Or Scared

How to not feel depressed

There are slumps, and then there are slumps. Sometimes one bad day turns to another and before you know it, you’re stuck in a downward spiral of sadness, tension, or loneliness. I’ve been there more times than I care to admit. It becomes incredibly easy to stew or feel paralyzed under the weight of your thoughts. What’s a gal to do when she’s lost in the fog of emotion? Do what you do in any emergency situation – fall back on an emergency-proof procedure. Nurses check for “CAB” – circulation, airway, then breathing. Firefighters have “stop, drop, and roll”. These […]

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Bye-Bye Burnout: How to Stay Productive and Stress-Free

We’ve all been there. Your boss is hounding you, you have papers due first thing in the morning, the kids are hungry, AND there’s that one really annoying chore you’ve been putting off for eons that’s still looming in the back of your mind, but somehow you have energy for exactly zero of those things. You’re burnt out. What is it you need? A vacation? Motivation? A glass of wine? What you need is a mindset shift Your sense of burnout comes from the idea that hard work = energy drain. The harder you work, the more it grinds on […]

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June 2017 Goals + A Challenge for You

Ah, June. The birds are chirping, the temperature is rising, and the scent of lawnmower gas and fresh-cut grass lingers in the air. And my favourite part – the misty morning sunrises.  That’s right – summer is here, and so is my renewed sense of hope and adventure! With that in mind, here are my June 2017 goals: Health & Fitness One of the best things about summer is the outdoor exercise. Walking in the cool, misty air at sunrise, doing laps in the refreshing pool under the warm summer sun – what isn’t there to love? While I usually […]

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