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Live a Healthier Life Today

Living a healthier life isn't just about shedding pounds or hitting the gym; it's about cultivating habits that nourish your mind, body, and soul. Making positive changes toward a healthier lifestyle brings about a number of benefits, from increased energy levels...

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Five Ways to Face Your Fears

Fear is a natural response built into our brains. In some cases, it’s an evolutionary advantage, keeping us alert to potential dangers. However, when fear becomes overwhelming, it holds us back from reaching our full potential and living a fulfilling life. Whether...

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Move Forward: Choose Forgiveness 

Forgiveness is a strong force that frees our hearts from feeling mad and upset. It keeps us from bearing the weight of grudges and allowing them to hold us back. Deciding to forgive may seem hard, but it brings a lot of good to how we feel emotionally, physically,...

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Unleash Your Full Potential: Go for Growth

As people, and as entrepreneurs, it’s important to realize that although personal and professional growth are often separated, they are deeply intertwined. So, it’s crucial to put energy into nurturing both aspects of self-development, and truly go for growth. By...

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Patience Pays Off: Practicing Delayed Gratification

Beeps, buzzes, dings, and rings. Notifications are all around us. Because so many of us are tethered to our devices, we’ve become accustomed to grabbing them the second we hear a chime. In the age of social media, it seems our brains are getting used to instant...

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Never Quit—Develop Grit

Significant achievements aren’t made without sacrifice, persistence, and dedication. You are fully capable of accomplishing whatever you set out to accomplish if you develop grit so that you will never quit. These three keys will put you on the path to becoming...

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Let Go of Comfort

Everyone is guilty of allowing their comfort zone to pull them in and keep them there. We’ve all done it, and we all admit that the comfort zone seems like a great place to be. But it isn’t a great place to stay. It’s easy to get stuck there and extremely hard to...

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Shifting Your Attitude

Whether you believe it or not, you control your mindset. When it comes to setting goals and achieving them, you have to have a specific mindset. In many cases, people set goals and then reach a point where they don’t feel like working toward that goal anymore. They...

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The Basics of Intuitive Eating

Intuitive eating is all about listening to your body … something that is much easier said than done. Often referred to as the “anti-diet,” this eating style means tuning into your hunger cues to eat when you’re hungry and stop when you’re full. It seems simple,...

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Staying Strong-Willed During Troubling Times

It’s safe to say that we live in a pretty crazy world. Being strong-willed is becoming a necessity to navigate the day. Everywhere you look, something seems to be designed to break you down and defeat you. Rising above negativity and stress is what sets leaders...

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Secrets to a Great Marriage

"A good marriage is one where each partner secretly suspects they got the better deal." —Unknown If we’re lucky, there are marriages in our lives that we use as role models for our own. Whether that’s your parents, your friends, your grandparents, or your coaches,...

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Participative Leadership

When deciding on how to approach your own style of leadership, there are several things to keep in mind. What motivates you to be better? Which leaders in your life do you look up to? How would you want a leader to treat you?   One of our favorite styles...

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The Difference Between Wellness and Wellbeing

When you look at the words “wellness” and “wellbeing,” you might think that they’re pretty much the same thing. They look similar, they both include the word “well” … the definitions can’t be that far off from each other, right? Not exactly.  There’s actually...

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Make Your Mark (and Make It Count)

How do you want to make your mark on the world? What do you want to be remembered for 100 years from now? These are the questions that can keep us awake at night, and it's no wonder why. Studies show that two-thirds of Americans have absolutely no plan for their...

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Using Your Influence for Good

You’ve worked hard to build a platform, make a name for yourself, and become a leader. Now what? One of the best parts of having influence is the opportunity to channel it for good. Think about it … right now, you have the capability of using what you’ve built to...

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Developing Your Discipline

Having full control over your life starts with having full control over yourself. When you want to create a future that is defined by you, and you alone, the ability to discipline yourself is crucial. Without self-discipline, all the routines and healthy habits...

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Learn for Life

Becoming a life-long learner is not something you can do overnight. It’s an endeavor that will quite literally last your lifetime. Although that may sound like an overwhelming amount of work, it isn’t. Instead, becoming a life-long learner will take some practice,...

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Habits That Will Strengthen Your Strength

Having strong faith can dramatically change your life for the better. This is because the things you believe in can motivate you to accomplish more than you think you are capable of. The conviction that there is a divine reason for everything can bring such a...

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Small Lifestyle Changes That Can Make You Smarter

A top-class student who ditches learning altogether can easily become the least prepared person in the room years later. Since trends are continuously replaced with new ones, old skills and abilities are always at risk of getting obsolete. Thus, anyone who wishes...

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Four Decisions To Feel Happier

The goal to be happy and content seems simple enough. In a way, it just means embracing whatever you have at the moment and being thankful for every opportunity that comes. In spite of this, it is no secret that so many are struggling to appreciate the beauty of...

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4 Reasons Why You Need to Be a Grateful Leader

In case you are wondering about what it takes to be an exceptional leader, you certainly do not have to be clueless for long. Information and resources detailing the factors that define good leadership are available everywhere. Yet of all the skills and...

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Losing Faith During A Crisis? 4 Reasons To Hold On To It

Do you consider yourself as someone with strong faith? The best way to show everyone your steadfast spirit is when you are faced with a crisis. For many, it is during challenging times when their beliefs start to weaken and crumble. This is both unfortunate and...

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