Bad Day? 6 Tips For Rapid Relief

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Bad days. We all have them. Whether our irritations result from problems at work—like managing a difficult boss—or issues at home, we have more control over the momentum of each day than we think. Thousands of thoughts barrage us each day. But just like advertisements, we choose to focus on only a handful of those thoughts—usually the ones with the …

4 Ways to Lift Yourself Out of Loneliness

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Britney Spears wasn’t lying. Her words “My loneliness is killing me” aren’t just lyrics from the opening chorus of her 1998 hit single Baby One More Time. Loneliness can, indeed, be deadly. According to research by Dr. John Cacioppo of the University of Chicago, loneliness is a contributor to poor health, including higher blood pressure and a weakened immune system. …

6 Simple Tips To Spring Ahead This Spring

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Spring is here. And as always, this time of year brings us rebirth and renewal. While plants and trees are going through their own cycles of new physical growth, the start of spring can influence us both physically and psychologically—affecting our bodies and minds. Besides cleaning and clearing out physical spaces that have been lying dormant during the winter months, …

Finding Balance For The Sensitive Soul

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Everyone is sensitive. We are all multi-sensory beings who experience energies through our senses—what we see, hear, taste, touch, and smell. Our brains interpret this sensory information and we respond to it according to our understanding of what the stimuli means (something is good or bad, harmful or helpful) and use our feelings as a feedback mechanism to choose our …

Think You Don’t Have A Choice? Think Again.

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With the recent changes in political and social climates in the past few months, many of us might feel that our choices are being reduced. Are they? Instead of being restricted, perhaps our choices are being clarified. After all, when the contrast of what is not wanted is brought into the light, there’s a swift movement into clarity of what …

Busy? How To Work Smarter, Not Harder

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Back to work, back to busy. The beginning of the year can be both exciting and exhausting. Having a substantial break from our normal workflow over the holiday season has its benefits—finding our motivation to jump back into the stream may not be one of them. Once we get back to business—back to work, school, or normal routine—we find ourselves …

Feeling Stifled? 4 Ways To Turn It Around

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In life, we can’t always control what happens to us, but we can always choose our response to it. It was apparent at an early age that I was gifted with an abundance of energy. During my first years of elementary school, my teachers enjoyed my creativity and enthusiasm. However, my third grade teacher found my gregarious nature to be …

Tired Of New Year’s Resolutions? Try This Instead

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While chatting with a friend last week, the topic of New Year’s resolutions came up. “So, how about your resolutions for 2016?” I asked her. “Umm, well, you know… they never stick,” she replied. Yep. Pretty much the same response I get from most of my friends. Each year many of us create promises to finally use that gym membership, …