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The Kindness Cure: 4 Ways Being Nice Can Be Good For Your Health

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From handling emotional situations with care to simple gestures like holding a door open for a stranger,  there is no question that kindness makes a positive impact. Whether you are on the giving or receiving end, it’s an undeniably wonderful feeling. Experts are now learning there is even more to kindness than we previously thought. Evidently, it doesn’t […]

To All Mothers: Thank You.

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Mothers, we appreciate you. And you are appreciated by many. Every one of us was put onto this earth because of mothers. But that’s not all. No, carrying us around for 9 months, birthing us, all that was just the beginning. Trips to the ice cream parlor, stories at bedtime, Christmas presents under the tree. […]

How You Can Use Mindfulness To Relieve Your Stress

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Mindfulness is a term that is being used more and more often, but for many it is not clear what it is and how it is done. Mindfulness is the practice or state of being completely in the present moment. So often we are pulled in one direction and the next, sometimes all at once! […]

Watch A Surprise Football Star Score Big With This Inspiring Play

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There’s always an opportunity to make someone’s day…or week…or life. That’s what the Olivet Eagles demonstrated by their amazing play. The Michigan middle school football team planned an amazing play. As the comedian John Mulaney once said, “Thirteen-year-olds are the meanest people in the world. They terrify me to this day.” However, these boys go […]

How to Beat The “Bikini Buzzkill” Bloat

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If you’ve been eating healthy and exercising for months in preparation for ‘bikini season,’ the last thing you want is a big bloated belly on a crowded beach day. We call that a bikini buzzkill. Bloating is the feeling of over-fullness, as if your stomach has swollen past its normal size. This is the result […]

8 Reasons to Be Happy (Even On Your Hardest Days)

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On your rough days, do you find yourself sitting on the couch, sulking and wondering why things can’t just get better? When all of the negatives build up, it can be hard to see past them. It’s almost like all of your worries are bricks, and they build up to be a wall that seems […]

A Selfless Way to Pay it Forward

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Imagine being a tired waiter or waitress who serves people day in and day out. You work hard and long hours with a big smile on your face, just trying to earn money to achieve your dreams, and yet people still yell at you for the food being cold, or other things beyond your control. […]

14 Food And Diet Tips That Help Boost Metabolism

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At a young age, some of us tend to brag about how much food we can consume on a daily basis and get away with not gaining any weight. While those who have a high metabolism can make everyone jealous of their meal portion intake, the rest of us have to deal with eating a […]

Things Successful People Do Differently

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Are successful people more likely to be early-birds or night-owls? Do they have lots of good connections in their network, or a few, high quality ones? Are there certain times of day successful people are more productive than others? These questions kept our team up at night, so we connected with productivity and success expert […]

5 Steps to Find Your Values in Life (And Why You Need to Follow Them)

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Values are those often talked about, even more often abused things by mediocre corporations but rarely understood parts of our personal DNA and early nurturing.  Those things that collectively define who we are as a human being. Knowing and sticking to your values can keep you healthy, happy and successful…and doing otherwise can lead to […]

A Metaphor About Happiness

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Having authored a book about happiness, I am a target for questions on the subject, and that’s fair enough. The one asked most often, in one form or another, is “how do I find it?” This view places happiness squarely in the lost-and-found box with the flip-flops and the t-shirt to that concert you’ve now […]

Save Your Favorite Sneakers With These Easy Tips

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We have discussed ways to extend the lifespan of dress shoes and running shoes, but what about just your regular, everyday, normal sneakers? What precautionary steps can you take that will ensure that your favorite pair of kicks will stay with you for a long time?   Although it may seem silly, how you put […]

5 Ways to Lose Weight in 2 Weeks

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In the fast-paced world we live in, we’re used to getting results now—and weight is no exception. Many decide they want to find ways to lose weight in 2 weeks or less, but that’s not exactly how it works. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the most weight you should lose […]

Why Genes Don’t Determine Whether You’ll Get Cancer

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For years, genealogists have looked to genes as the be-all and end-all in the fight against cancer. They are, however, only one piece of a highly complex puzzle. Recent research shows that genes must be activated by concrete causes; they are not mystical beings that control our health destinies by themselves. Genes are thus something […]

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 […]

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 […]

50 Self Improvement Books That Can Change Your Life

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What do you think of when you think of self improvement books? Some scorn these books, thinking that they’re associated with low points and life crises. However, getting knowledge on how to grow as a person is something to be lauded, not scorned. Learning about yourself and new ways to think, act, or treat yourself is […]

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