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Slow the Rhythm of Rush

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9 mentions4 days ago
Balancing life, family and fitness - easy right? Now always! Get stories that inspire you to breathe deeply and make mindful choices by subscribing to my blog by email. Lately, most of the conversations that I have always come back to the same topic, in one form or ...

How to Ruthlessly Prioritize Your Task List to Get More Done

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2 mentions3 days ago
Have you ever noticed how easy it is to make a to do list, but how much harder it is to actually finish it? Prioritization makes a huge difference when it comes to actually completing that task list. The trick is to be as ruthless as you can ...

Believe In Yourself

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7 mentions3 days ago
I’m not saying change will happen overnight. I’m not saying it will be easy. What I am saying is, you CAN change your mindset about YOU. Identify your values and prioritize them. Doing so will give you a clearer focus on what you need in life as opposed ...

215 Courage Quotes To Inspire You To Take Action

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Courage is a choice that requires action. Courage quotes will inspire you to do just that! You can't overcome fear without moving through it. Begin to think of yourself as courageous. When you're afraid to move forward, remember the times that you've overcome difficult challenges. Give yourself credit.

10 Attitudes To Ditch If You Want To Be Happy

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3 mentions7 days ago
Happiness is a good place to be. Living well, living mindfully applies no matter what stage we are in life – childhood or adulthood. So anyway, in keeping with today’s prompt at the Write Tribe’s “7 days to rediscovering your blogging groove”, which is “Write a list” – ...

24 Ways To Be Mindful All Day, Every Day

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2 mentions6 days ago
All too often, we think that being mindful requires engaging in a special activity like meditation or yoga. Sure, those activities in our day are awesome and really important, but there are also lots of other simple things you can do to be mindful all day long.Here are ...

Be Happier Every Day

2 mentions1 week ago
Get the latest health, fitness, anti-aging, and nutrition news, plus special offers, insights and updates from! Get the latest health, fitness, anti-aging, and nutrition news, plus special offers, insights and more from! The material in this site is intended to be of general informational use and ...

Discover Your “Gateway Vegetable” to Start Eating Healthier

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2 mentions1 week ago
Healthy eating and weight loss requires vegetables. There's no way around it. Some of us though would rather fill our plates with meat and bread. If you discover a "gateway vegetable" you'll start eating them more often. Over at Nerd Fitness, they suggest finding one vegetable to introduce ...

Downsizing: Your body can't lose weight without your mind on board

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2 mentions1 week ago
By Dave Sullivan, CBC News Posted: Oct 06, 2014 6:25 AM NT Last Updated: Oct 06, 2014 6:31 AM NT Dave Sullivan says he was overwhelmed by powerful emotions when he met with a therapist for the first time. (CBC ) For many of you, the changes I ...

What Successful Work and Life Integration Looks Like

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
Too many people believe that to achieve great things we must make brutal sacrifices, that to succeed in work we must focus single-mindedly, at the expense of everything else in life. Even those who reject the idea of a zero-sum game fall prey to a kind of binary ...

Social Media, The New Weapon In The Battle To Lose Weight : Shots

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Photos from Liz Paul's blog entries on Prior Fat Girl. The blog chronicles women's weight loss journeys.Courtesy of Liz Paul/PriorFatGirl.comhide caption Photos from Liz Paul's blog entries on Prior Fat Girl. The blog chronicles women's weight loss journeys. On a recent Sunday night, Liz Paul was tired. She'd ...

Why Saying Is Believing — The Science Of Self-Talk : Shots

1 mentions2 weeks ago
From the self-affirmations of Stuart Smalley on Saturday Night Live to countless videos on YouTube, saying nice things to your reflection in the mirror is a self-help trope that's been around for decades, and seems most often aimed at women. The practice, we're told, can help us like ...

Inspiration When You Feel Stuck

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
There are times in my life when I feel mentally, emotionally and yes, physically hopeless. Nothing seems to move in the direction I want it to and I feel bogged down by my own helplessness. In a word, I feel stuck! Do you feel that way too sometimes?

7 Things Healthy People Do Every Morning

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4 mentions2 weeks ago
Sometimes, we know what's making us anxious and can negotiate calm. Other times, our anxiety is caused by hormones or too much caffeine or something more out of our control, and we just have to rideReadMy alarm is set to the song "Happy" by Pharrell Williams. It’s impossible ...

14 Ways To Be A Happier Person

2 mentions3 weeks ago
Sometime this morning, during your shower or at breakfast, you probably did a mental run-through of your day. You decided when you’d tackle various tasks and errands. Perhaps you vowed to hit the gym at lunchtime. Maybe you even plotted to get out of something. The one thing ...

20 Daily Habits That Will Enrich Your Life

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2 mentions3 weeks ago
As entrepreneurs and business owners, it can be very easy at times to fall into a rut and get in the habit of having just average days where we seem to not get much of anything done. 2. Constantly picture yourself beyond your current circumstances. Dream enormously big ...

New Harvard Research Reveals A Fun Way To Be More Successful

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2 mentions3 weeks ago
But everything you read probably sounds like a lot of work. Isn’t there a scientifically proven method that’s a little more… fun? There is. Shawn Achor is the bestselling author of The Happiness Advantage and for years at Harvard he studied exactly that: happiness. What’s so special about ...

The Biggest Reasons You Haven’t Changed Your Habits

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1 mentions3 weeks ago
I started an exercise program or diet with unrestrained optimism, probably a dozen times. I threw away all my cigarettes and tried quitting smoking about seven times. I tried waking up early, reading more, writing daily, getting out of debt, watching less TV, and failed at all of those. It feels horrible when you can’t stick to habits, and I constantly felt bad about myself. What I didn’t realize back then, until I started successfully changing my habits in late 2005, is that it wasn’t a matter of me not ...

Uncovering the 10 Culprits Robbing Your Happiness

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3 mentions3 weeks ago
I got pick-pocketed in Cusco recently. That's one way to make a grown man cry. The pain of robbery always goes beyond the loss of material possessions. It's that sense of violation. When our joy, peace and happiness is yanked away and replaced with a profound bitterness. My ...

A fat girl gets naked

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1 mentions3 weeks ago
Editor's note: First Person is a series of personal essays exploring identity and personal points of view that shape who we are. The latest contributor is Lisa Respers France, senior producer for CNN Digital's Entertainment section and star of the CNN Original Video series "Lisa's Desk." (CNN) -- ...

7 Strange Questions That Help You Find Your Life Purpose

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3 mentions4 weeks ago
One day, when my brother was 18, he waltzed into the living room and proudly announced to my mother and me that one day he was going to be a senator. My mom probably gave him the “That’s nice, dear,” treatment while I’m sure I was distracted by ...

This City Lost 1 Million Pounds--Now It’s Redesigning Itself To Keep Them Off

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1 mentions4 weeks ago
After an incredibly successful anti-obesity campaign, Oklahoma City is taking the next step: redesigning the city to make its streets walkable and keep its citizens healthy--permanently. As America’s obesity problem has moved closer to crisis levels, public officials ranging from Michelle Obama to former New York City Mayor ...

When You Want to Make a Change but Feel Confused & Scared

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2 mentions3 weeks ago
Have you ever had an inner knowing that it was time to make some life changes, but you felt too confused to make them? I’ve certainly felt that way a time or two. After I graduated college years ago, I felt completely confused about what I was going ...

TWC News Austin: High School Blitz Interview with Apollos Hester

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2 mentions4 weeks ago
(TWC News Austin full video: TWC News Austin reporter Lauren Mickler interviews East View High School Football player Apollos Hester after the triumphed over Vandegrift by one point. Hester’s post-game interview was one of the most inspiring interviews we have captured on Sports Night High School Blitz.

Beyond Charity: Turning The Soup Kitchen Upside Down

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This is the fourth in a series of conversations on The Salt where members of NPR's food team chat with intriguing people in the food world. He set out to train homeless people on the streets of Washington, D.C. — many of whom were drug addicts cycling in ...

How Do You Actually Learn To Love Yourself?

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2 mentions4 weeks ago
My journey from the depths of self-hating, suicidal suffering into self-acceptance has taught me that self-love isn’t just a dinner mint. It’s an essential part of being a healthy, happy person andReadIn one of my recent articles on MindBodyGreen, some of the commenters asked me how to go ...

7 ways to boost your happiness

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3 mentions4 weeks ago
Watch "In Pursuit of Happiness: Sanjay Gupta, M.D. reports" on CNN at 4:30 p.m. ET Saturday and 7:30 a.m. ET Sunday. In this special, Gupta explores scientifically proven ways to up your life satisfaction and heads to Denmark to uncover secrets from the happiest nation in the world.

California school district rewrites menu for student lunches

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2 mentions4 weeks ago
RELATED LINKSPolitical fight simmers over school lunch menu changes 524 schools drop out of the national school lunch program Chefs cook up ideas for healthy school lunches GWEN IFILL: Finally tonight:With the new school year now in full swing, one urban district in California is implementing an ambitious ...

The New Habit Challenge: Create A Better To-Do List

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2 mentions4 weeks ago
Making a simple list isn't the best way to get things done. Next week we'll test more effective approaches to organizing our days. Tons of successful leaders laud the to-do list as the key to more organized, productive, and focused days, but is there a right way and ...

How to Actually Be Productive While Working From Home

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2 mentions1 month ago
Working from home is awesome ... right up until the cat throws up on your computer.And your neighbor -- who you can only assume is building a time machine -- starts firing up all sorts of power tools and noisy machinery across the street. For many modern marketers ...

Every Day You Have A Choice – 16 Instant Mood Changers

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2 mentions1 month ago
We all have days that we start off in a bad, grumpy mood. Every day you have a choice. Are you going to let that mood define your day or are you going to change the way you look at things. When I start out my day in ...

The 3 Easiest Ways to Find Positivity

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3 mentions1 month ago
I love people who just glow positivity. That isn’t necessarily me, I’m prone to sarcasm at times. And although I’d love to be much more bright and shiny, it’s not always easy to make personality changes when you’re an adult (is it). Not every change in life needs ...

Train Yourself to Train, Not Exercise

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1 mentions1 month ago
360 picks of the season's best new gear—including killer deals, breakout products, and weekend essentials. We’ve selected 90 inspiring quests, dream trips, and gear splurges to turn your bucket list into a reality. As more and more people head into the backcountry, we’re triggering more slides than ever ...

The Healing Power of YOUR Smile :)

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2 mentions1 month ago
“DO THE KINDS OF THINGS THAT COME FROM YOUR HEART. When you do, you won’t be dissatisfied, you won’t be envious, you won’t be longing for somebody else’s things. On the contrary, you’ll be overwhelmed with what comes back.”–Morrie Schwarts We all know that a thing of beauty ...

24 Signs That Life is Amazingly Awesome (Even When It Doesn't Feel That Way)

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2 mentions1 month ago
If you’ve been feeling a little unhappy about life lately, it might be time to remember that everything that’s happening in this moment will one day simply be a part of the past. Try to notice all the signs that life is still amazingly awesome, regardless of seeming ...

How To Be The Most Positive Person In The Room

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2 mentions2 months ago
No one wants to be -- or be around -- a Negative Nancy. Positive people encourage others to be happier and more comfortable with themselves because their energy is contagious. And with all the adversity we face in our lives, it's no wonder that kind of outlook is ...

How To Stop Putting Things Off And Make Yourself Get To Work

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2 mentions2 months ago
One of the biggest problems you need to solve if you work for yourself is how to make yourself do work. But many others put off their dream careers, or stay in jobs they like, because they’re afraid to figure this out. Being in a job, or staying ...

80 Reasons to Exercise

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3 mentions2 months ago
Happy Fit Friday! I made this little graphic to motivate my 28 Day Transformation group this week and decided it was worth sharing here on the blog as well. If ever you need a little motivation to get your workout in, look over this list and get inspired.

The Complex Relationship Between Happiness and Motivation

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2 mentions2 months ago
Everyone is fueled by their own dreams and ambitions, but taking a close look at the complex relationship between happiness and motivation might give us a hint at what drives people to do their best work. Does happiness drive motivation? There is enough evidence, by now, to believe ...

Chefs unite in fast-food idea to nourish low-income communities

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2 mentions2 months ago
We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design. We welcome your feedback. We've removed you from the beta test of the new design.Please note: if you ...

The Two Minute Morning Ritual to Start Your Day on a Positive Note

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2 mentions2 months ago
YOU DECIDE EVERY MOMENT OF EVERY DAY, WHO YOU ARE AND WHAT YOU BELIEVE IN. YOU GET A SECOND CHANCE, EVERY SECOND How many times have you got up on the wrong side of the bed? You know, with a grumpy mood early in the morning… Of course,

When Obstacles Arise Don't Give Up - Use Your Intuition to Rise Above Them

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2 mentions2 months ago
When we are stumped by problems we need to use a different type of thought process that’s outside the box.We cannot keep looking at the problem over and over and thinking we’re going to get the answer. Say for example, you’re looking for a way out of yourjob.

Why You Need To Feed Your Brain Different Experiences

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2 mentions2 months ago
You wouldn't eat one food all the time, so why do you spend all of your workday in front of a screen? When Ernest Hemingway would stand at his desk, he had a funny habit as he wrote: when he was working on the tough bits he'd write ...

20 Essential Life Lessons For Happiness And Success

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2 mentions2 months ago
I'm a freelance writer who has published in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times and others, and the author of the Forbes ebook "The Millennial Game Plan: Career And Money Secrets To Succeed In Today’s World." I graduated Phi Beta Kappa with ...

37 Life-Changing Quotes

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2 mentions2 months ago
Sometimes we need a powerful kick in the pants or a few potent words to remind us of the obvious.You may have heard these quotes before, but are you living their truth? That’s the daily challenge, isn’t it?Let these quotes help you rise up.Take just one for now ...

How to Talk to Your Daughter About Her Body

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3 mentions2 months ago
How to talk to your daughter about her body, step one: Don't talk to your daughter about her body, except to teach her how it works. If you think your daughter's body looks amazing, don't say that. Here are some things you can say instead: Don't comment on ...

Reach Your Goals With a MAP: Master Action Plan!

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2 mentions2 months ago
Hey there! If you're new here, please subscribe to my weekly ezine The Life Editor so you won't miss any freebies, videos, or updates. Thanks for visiting! I picked it up at the drugstore for a couple bucks last year, but that little binder has been responsible for ...

Mo'ne Davis Pitches Shutout in Little League World Series

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2 mentions2 months ago
The 13-year-old pitching powerhouse led her Philadelphia Little League team to victory today in its first World Series match against the team from Nashville. She pitched her second complete shutout in a row, the first being the game that qualified her team for the series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

Wow: Powerful video may change the way you view healthy eating

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“You’ll get a shocking sneak peek into the future to see what life might be like for a child who carries unhealthy habits.” Online Public File • Terms of Service • Privacy Policy• 444 E. Britton Rd. Oklahoma City, O.K. 73114• Copyright © 2014, KFOR• A Tribune Broadcasting ...

One man's uphill fight to stem childhood obesity

5 mentions2 months ago
A short walk from the fast-food drive-throughs, taco joints and doughnut shops lining Hawaiian Gardens' palm-tree-dotted main drag, a classroom of energetic kindergartners begins a well-rehearsed routine. Jutting their thumbs down and contorting their faces in theatrical frowns, the kids chant, "Soda is bad!" Alexander Khananashvili wrote these ...

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