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7 Benefits of Positive Thinking

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Do you view your glass as half empty or half full? Do you tend to concentrate more on the problems or the blessings? Your positive thinking (or negative thinking) is more than just a personality trait. It can influence your health, body, and overall way of life. If you consider yourself an optimistic person, good […]

Introvert or Extravert: Which Personality Type Are You?

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Do you know whether you are an introvert or an extravert? Some people know the answer to this question right away, while others need time to reflect on it. But regardless of which personality type you are, knowing whether you’re an introvert or extravert can make all the different in your success at work and […]

5 Tips To Achieve Work-Life Balance

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How do I achieve work-life balance? As a life and career coach, I get this question all the time. Even if you’ve never explicitly asked this of yourself or someone else, you’ve most certainly danced around it or raised it subconsciously while trying to both finish a client’s report, make it to a friend’s party […]

5 Benefits to Being a Night Owl in an Early Bird World

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Do you find it difficult to get out of bed in the morning? Is it hard for you to concentrate shortly after sunrise, but in the evening you’re more productive than ever? If so, odds are that you’re a night owl. Though it’s often blamed on poor sleep habits, being a night owl is actually […]

When Doing Nothing is the Best Medicine

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“I’ve come up with a list of things I am going to start doing so I won’t get depressed about this break up.”      Just the week before, Alice had been in my office sobbing after her live-in boyfriend of many years had broken up with her and moved out. So broken hearted, she […]

Family Fitness Tips: 6 Ways to Get in Shape with Your Kids

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The school year is here and that means busier, bustling days. We interrupt our regularly unscheduled summer vacations of carefree bonding with kids and return to the structure of school programs and extra-curricular activities. It’s a sluggish notion to get back into the routine knowing there are few moments to spare for space, connection and […]

How to Sit the Right Way: Lessons Learned from a Toddler

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Do you know how to sit, without pain, at your desk, at home, or…wherever? Most people think they need expensive ergonomic equipment to have proper posture when sitting down. But you don’t need that, if you know how to sit the right way, by arranging your bones for optimal support of an aligned spine. How […]

3 Money Making Secrets of Rich People

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The rich are getting richer! New numbers show the top 1 percent took their biggest share since 1928 last year, and the share held by the top 10 percent of earners last year reached a record 48.2 percent. While the wealthiest people lost more than 36 percent in the Great Recession, their ability to make it all […]

6 Life Lessons From a Shaman

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What’s the secret to staying happy, relaxed, motivated, and performing at our best? Look no further than the Huichol people, an indigenous tribe from the mountainous region of central Mexico. The Huichols are some of the happiest, healthiest, wisest people on earth. Many of them are shamans, and a surprising number of their tribe live […]

R.A. Dickey: An Athlete’s Quest to be a Real-Life Hero

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Toronto Blue Jays’ pitcher R.A. Dickey seems to have everything going his way. After winning the Cy Young Award while playing for the 4th-place New York Mets, the 38–year old knuckleballer finds himself on the new-look Toronto Blue Jays. But instead of using his time off playing golf, Dickey has dedicated his last 2 off-seasons […]

How You Can Boost Energy Naturally by Eating the Right Foods

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Do you get tired every afternoon? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Fat and carb-heavy lunches, combined with little rest and long to-do lists can lead to heavy eyelids for even the most energetic of us. We spoke with “Rogue Nutritionist” Jonny Bowden about foods that boost energy naturally. He gave us his top three foods […]

6 Ways to Become Happy

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More often than not, do you feel truly happy? If your answer is no, that’s something we need to fix. Um, yeah. Fix all of my life problems? I’ll get on that right away. I’m going to ignore your delightful sarcasm and make a disclaimer here: your life will never be perfect in the strictest […]

Most Inspirational Presidents in American History

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While every American President has faced a unique set of challenges and opportunities during their administration, some have done a better job than others at inspiring the nation and the world. In honor of President’s Day we’ve put together a list of the most inspirational Presidents who have worked to bring the country together. From […]

7 Tips For Leaving a Professional Voicemail Message

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In today’s world of gadgets and gizmos, virtual communication has blurred the lines between casual jargon and professional communication. By following these tips for leaving a professional voicemail message, you will be sure to present yourself in the best light. The Right Way to Leave a Voicemail 1. Assess your surroundings Noise in the background of […]

Why Carbs Are Your Ally in the Battle to Gain Muscle

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Repeat after me: Carbs Aren’t Evil! Carbs tend to get a bad rap, but there is nothing intrinsically wrong with them. Rather, “carb abuse” or loading up on low-quality carbs morning, noon and night is the real problem. Along with eating the right carbs, it’s important to eat your meals at the right times throughout […]

Is It Crowded in Here? How Over-Population Effects the Environment

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Learn How Over-Population Strains the Planet’s Resources, Propagates Global Warming Climate Change Is Real In July of 2012, a long-time climate change skeptic named Richard Muller wrote an article for the New York Times stating that he had been converted, and his change of heart had come about in the most scientific way possible. In […]

3 Steps to Become a Modern-Day Gentleman

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Several decades ago, being a gentleman was more about social status than behavior. For instance, level of education, financial and social status of family, and source of income were the characteristics that distinguished gentlemen from the déclassé. In other words, heritage and birthright trumped actions and behaviors. Today, the definition of a gentleman could not […]

The Best Way to Get a New Job: Host Your Own Networking Event

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Many successful job hunters out there will tell you that the reason they landed their sweet new gig was because of someone they know. Maybe it was an inside lead about an unlisted job opening, or an outside referral through a business client, or a friend of a friend who’s mom works in HR. You […]

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