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How to Declutter your Home

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Does your home suffer from clutter? Unless you’re a ridiculously organized person (in which case, please come and clean my house), you’ve likely tried to deal with the overwhelming and downright awful problem of clutter at some point in your life. Likely, the clutter in your house isn’t necessarily due to lack of trying. Sometimes, […]

Take Control of Your Health in 4 Simple Steps

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As a patient, it’s easy to feel like a victim. Your body is an intensely complex organism, and if you’re not a doctor, it can be difficult to understand your illnesses, navigate the healthcare system, and be assertive enough to decide the best course of action for your body. But as a smart, capable person, […]

7 Ways to Perform Well Under Pressure

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When you think about speaking or performing in front of an audience, how do you feel? Many people get nervous, feel their heart beat a little faster, or get the tell-tale stomach-dropping feeling that we all know so well. Some may feel relatively comfortable. It can be just as nerve-wrecking to perform in high-pressure everyday […]

Simple Steps to Being Mindful Every Day

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When we think of mindfulness, we often think of someone meditating, in stillness and silence. And meditation is certainly a form of mindfulness. But it is so much more and can be an easy addition to your life. When I mention being mindful, people often tell me they don’t have time or the discipline in […]

How to Say “No” at Work Without Upsetting Others

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When confronted with a request at work most people don’t hesitate to say “yes”. But by saying “yes” to others are you saying “no” to yourself and your success? Accepting all of your boss’s and coworkers requests can help you avoid confrontation, but it also takes your attention and focus away from the projects you […]

Coffee Nutrition Facts: 7 Things You Didn’t Know

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For years, coffee has been America’s favorite hot beverage, providing bio-fuel for millions of morning commuters. In fact, the average person in the US drank 416 cups of it during 2009, despite frequent warnings from doctors and nutritionists over its caffeine content. Recent studies have shown, however, that coffee is much better for your health […]

3 Surprising Tips To Achieve Success

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One of the most confusing things I’ve ever encountered in my studies is the fact that we all have a different definition of what excellence or personal success is. For some, being successful means making a million dollars, yet for others, a mere million would be failure. Success for some people is knowing they have […]

30 Inspirational Quotes That Will Get You Fired Up!

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Inspirational quotes can help you kickstart your day, and in some cases, change your life. Read on to see the best in inspirational quotes from Vince Lombardi to Abraham Lincoln It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up. -Vince Lombardi   Jump into the middle of things, get your hands dirty, […]

36 Quotes About Life That Will Inspire You

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Wish not so much to live long as to live well. -Benjamin Franklin You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. -C.S. Lewis You can out-distance that which is running after you, but not what is running inside you. -Rwandan Proverb You’re happiest while you’re making the greatest […]

Watch Out for These Office Health Hazards

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Common Office Items Can Cause Health Problems Although office equipment and technology, like computers and desk chairs, are essential to the workplace, incorrect usage may have unexpected health implications. Repetitive motions at your desk can number in the thousands in a single workday. Meanwhile, the rest of your body maintains a static position sometimes for […]

Tips to Be More Spiritual From Medium Gail Thackray

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You don’t have to tell us. We know already. You’ve got people. Lots of them. Friends, family, coworkers, your dentist. They’re all supporting you and wishing you lots of success in life. But guess what? Your team is bigger than you think. According to Gail Thackray, spiritual medium and healer, each one of us on […]

Why Women Outperform Men in School

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Former Harvard president Lawrence Summers once remarked that the lack of female scientists and engineers was due to “different availability of aptitude” rather than employer discrimination. His words carry greater irony with each passing year: women consistently outperform men in education at the high school and collegiate levels, and have been doing so for the […]

The Science Behind a Happy Relationship

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Are you in a happy relationship? It turns out there’s an actual science behind what makes happy couples, well…happy. So if you’re in a relationship that isn’t as happy as you’d like, start mimicking some of the behaviors that happy couples have, and you’ll be holding hands and falling in love with your partner all […]

Another Problem with Soy Milk That Could Be Harming Your Smile

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Many people drink soy milk because they believe it is healthier than cow’s milk. A new study, however, says otherwise. Soy milk, it seems, is damaging to your teeth. According to the study, bacteria found in the mouth produce five to six times more acid when they feed on soy milk rather than cow’s milk. […]

How to Communicate with Coworkers in Different Generations

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Generations, like people, have personalities. Although there is danger in generalizing, it is important to understand the needs, motivations and value systems of each of the generations so you can work with well with people outside of your age-group. Veterans (1922–1944) The Veterans born before WWII have values that were shaped by The Great Depression, […]

Intermittent Fasting for Fat Loss? Not So Fast…

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If you’ve been even remotely involved in the nutrition or fitness community over the past few years, you at least know the term intermittent fasting (IF). Enthusiasts praise its pattern of orchestrated eating and abstaining for everything from improved immunity to mental clarity and, of course, fast fat loss. IF involves periods of alternately eating […]

3 Tips To Prevent Liver Disease

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Many words have been written regarding health, physical strength, conditioning, good diet, and exercise. Most of these posts and articles focus either on overall good practices or cardiovascular health. We collectively seem to ignore the liver, and I’m going to tell you why we need to start paying attention to this small organ that has […]

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