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45 Life Lessons Written by a 90-Year-Old Woman

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4 mentions4 days ago
People often tell Regina Brett how great she looks for her age. Turns out, she is actually 54 years old — not 90. She wrote down these life lessons the night before her 45th birthday after being diagnosed with breast cancer. Over that past decade, these lessons have ...

Quick Ways to Get Out of a Bad Mood

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We all need a little career advice from time to time. Muse U is your go-to source for all your career questions, career planning, and skill building needs. Get the help you need, when you need it. Join now for free access. Go We all have off days ...

10 Steps Towards A Better, More Productive You In 2015

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4 mentions1 week ago
If you don’t have your dreams and goals mapped out, you’ll never achieve them. And while the act of writing them down doesn't guarantee that they’ll happen, it helps you to stay laser focused on the things that matter and prevents you from drifting from year-to-year hoping that ...

If You Want to Follow Your Dreams, You'll Have to Choose a Focus

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A dozen great ideas are useless if you can't follow them through. Even with endless ambition, having too many goals can pull you in too many directions, making it difficult to actually finish anything. Instead, you need to choose a small number of goals and focus your attention.

16 Questions to Help You End the Year Well

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
Confession:I’ve been looking back on the year for weeks already. I think it’s that important to carry your insights forward and to close the year well.This is how you become the very best version of you. I use many of the following 16 questions when I reflect on ...

12 Spiritually Uplifting Rituals To Try

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
Life coaches come from all backgrounds. Some are trained through a university, others through vocational programs. Some have no real training at all! In the midst of all the options and styles outReadRituals are a great way to bring the spirit of playfulness and gratitude back into your ...

I Recently Reached My Dream Weight... And Why It Doesn't Matter Anymore

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That magic number that meant that I had arrived. Life was going to be amazing now. I was going to feel confident now. I was going to find love now. I was going to get attention now. You know how that goes, and you're probably sitting there nodding ...

Moving On Isn’t Failure: 5 Lessons On Changing Paths

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2 mentions1 week ago
Ever since I was young, I have been intensely driven and very goal-focused. I have never been the type to flip-flop and I have never been the type to start something I do not intend to finish. Recently, I was faced with the incredibly difficult decision to leave ...

7 Tips for Taming Negative Thoughts During the Holidays

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Amazingly, the holiday season is right around the corner. And for many, despite the enforced and even hyped-up glee of our holiday culture, this period can be challenging, stressful, or lonely. I’ve often written in my books how specific prayers can invite the Inner Divine to shift thoughts ...

Little girl rides a bike for the first time, suffers adorable freak out

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Taking to the open road (or in this case, grass) without training wheels on your bike is a freeing experience as a child. It's a rite of passage that's on par with the first time your parents let you stay home alone, or the first time you drive ...

15 Ways to Overcome Procrastination and Get Stuff Done (Infographic)

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
If you never start, you’ll never have a chance to fail. But you’ll never have a chance to succeed, either. So stop pretending you haven’t failed by not trying. Stop procrastinating and go for it. Your dilly-dallying around, your excuses, your poking, playing, puttering and loafing about aren’t ...

How to Let Your Life Speak, Discern Your Purpose, and Define Your Own Success

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
“Someone has a great fire in his soul and nobody ever comes to warm themselves at it, and passers-by see nothing but a little smoke at the top of the chimney,” young Vincent van Gogh wrote in a letter as he floundered to find his purpose. For the ...

I Feel Awesome At 75. Here's How I Do It

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
I'm a big believer that, aside from providing us with the nutritional fuel we need to function at our best, food should make us happy. That's right: food should delight us, ignite us and make us feelReadWhen I was younger, I made the decision to think about how ...

Yoga and Body Image: Why yoga is for all body types

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3 mentions3 weeks ago
Brigitte Kouba, now also known as “Gigi Yogini,” found yoga in college, and it transformed her life. But soon, yoga culture sent her a new message. “When I got into the Los Angeles scene, it was a couple steps back for me, because I felt this incredible looming ...

Inspiring Fit Seniors

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
When it comes to health and fitness inspiration, senior citizens might not be the first group of folks that come to mind. However, 2014 showed us that there are a ton of over-the-hill women and men out there defying the odds and inspiring us with their strength, determination,

This Simple Exercise Will Pull You Out Of A Sadness Rut (VIDEO)

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3 mentions3 weeks ago
Despite facing a variety of painful obstacles and difficulties in life, people are often hesitant to describe their experiences as "suffering." It's typically a word reserved for the most extreme tragedies -- war, poverty, death -- but American-born Tibetan Buddhist nun Pema Chödrön says that each of us ...

2-Day Clean Eating Plan To Reboot Between The Holidays

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2 mentions3 weeks ago
This recipe layers on the nutrition in the form of sweet, creamy sweet potato, and sneaks in a little protein while it's at it. That bean-powered protein and veggie fiber will keep you satisfied tillReadHere's a delicious 2-day meal plan with easy-to-make recipes that will help you reset ...

What the Science of Goal Setting Tells Us about Accomplishing More of What Matters Most

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
I’m a big advocate of goal setting because I’ve personally benefited from it. But I’m also amazed how much the science of goal setting explains my personal experience. Whether working as an independent entrepreneur or a corporate executive, I’ve seen personal and organizational goal setting reap big rewards—and ...

7 Ways to Get Happy (Hint: It's Not About the "Stuff")

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2 mentions3 weeks ago
Adapted from Sustainable Happiness: Live Simply, Live Well, Make a Difference (Berrett-Koehler Publishers)Along the way, we pick up other ideas about what's important--status, possessions, money, a bucket list of experiences and accomplishments. But those who reflect back, as they near the end of life, often rediscover love as ...

World’s Oldest Yoga Teacher Tao Porchon-Lynch's Secrets to Long Life

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2 mentions4 weeks ago
If there’s living proof that yoga is the fountain of youth, it’s Tao Porchon-Lynch. The 96-year-old Guinness World Records-certified oldest yoga teacher in the world still teaches regular classes in Westchester County, New York. That is, when she’s not traveling around the world, coming in first place in ...

20 Things Successful People 'Refuse' to Do

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3 mentions1 month ago
1. They don't define success in a monetary term. Most successful people define success as happiness, having a peace of mind, or helping others. They see money as something that brings them comfort and opens doors of opportunities. They realize that money can't buy them happiness. 2. They ...

How to Spend the Last 10 Minutes of Your Day

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1 mentions1 month ago
How much sleep did you get last night? If the answer is “not enough” you’re hardly alone. According to Gallup’s estimates, almost half the people you’ll run into today are suffering from some level of sleep deprivation. We often dismiss a little morning fatigue as an inconvenience, but ...

The Google engineer teaching happiness in three steps

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Silk Road 2.0 and 400 other sites believed to be selling illegal items including drugs and weapons have been shut down Deep inside the global tech behemoth Google sits an engineer with an unusual job description: to make people happier and the world more peaceful. A few years ...

7 Pieces of Wisdom That Will Change the Way You Work

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3 mentions1 month ago
Wisdom, in the words of Maria Popova, is knowledge that matters; it has both a practical and moral component to it that enriches our lives and ushers us to act wisely. Because the path to creativity is fraught with uncertainty, fear, and self-doubt, we naturally look to the ...

3 excellent ways tiny tech detoxes will make you happier

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2 mentions1 month ago
The Interdependence Project founder Ethan Nichtern, author of the upcoming The Road Home: A Contemporary Exploration of the Buddhist Path, is challenging you to unplug from all of it for a full ten minutes each day this month—as part of Athleta’s Healthiest Year Ever—and giving it a shot ...

Kare Anderson: Be an opportunity maker

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We all want to use our talents to create something meaningful with our lives. But how to get started? (And ... what if you're shy?) Writer Kare Anderson shares her own story of chronic shyness, and how she opened up her world by helping other people use their ...

What Would You Change About Your Body? Children And Adults Answer Very Differently

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But what about if you asked children to change something on their body? Without the inculcation of society and beauty standards, the results are very different. Stunningly so, in fact. Check out this very powerful video from JubileeProject and let us know what you think in the comment ...

Cash For Halloween Candy? Dentists' Buyback Program Is Booming

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4 mentions2 months ago
Dr. Curtis Chan, a dentist in Del Mar, Calif., loads up a truck with 5,456 pounds of candy to deliver to Operation Gratitude during the Halloween Candy Buy Back on Nov. 8, 2013. Dr. Chan personally collected 3,542 pounds of candy from patients.Courtesy of Dr. Curtis Chanhide caption ...

How NOT to Lose Self Doubt as an Athlete by Jen Rulon

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3 mentions2 months ago
October 13, 2014 – Less than 3 weeks from Ironman Florida.I am heading into my taper week, keeping the intensity stable but bring the volume down.I have a bit more time on my hands; finally get stuff done around the house. October 15, 2014 – I am sick ...

Why Your Realistic Goals Are Holding You Back

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2 mentions2 months ago
Thinking bigger really is better. Why there's more competition for small goals and how 10 times improvement is easier than 10%. Billionaires will tell you it’s the latter. Easy for them to say, but what’s compelling is research shows they might actually be right. In September, three books ...

How to Point Your Thoughts Toward a Positive Future

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2 mentions2 months ago
In my book, FibroWHYalgia, I point out that WORDS are POWERFUL! The sting from angry words can hurt far longer than any physical cut or wound. But what about positive words?Did you ever notice that our thoughts tend to dwell on the negative? When I do speaking engagements,

8 Common Habits That Destroy Your Success

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2 mentions2 months ago
I’m a personal branding pioneer and consultant, founder of Reach Personal Branding, and bestselling author of the definitive books on executive branding: Ditch.Dare. Do! and Career Distinction. I'm passionate about how personal branding can inspire career-minded professionals to become indispensable, influential and incredibly happy at work—and I teach ...

The Key To Long-Term Success: Explore Explanations Without Creating Excuses

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I'm a licensed clinical social worker, psychotherapist, speaker, and college psychology instructor. I love writing and speaking about the cognitive, emotional, and behavioral strategies that help people reach their full potential. My book 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do will be published by HarperCollins on December 23,

7 ways to build more confidence

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3 mentions2 months ago
A blog about fitness, clean eating, making whole foods delicious, goal setting, and living a healthy lifestyle. Confidence. It comes in different forms. There’s that obnoxious, cocky “it’s all about me me me” confidence that I’ve found to be an instant turn-off within minutes of meeting new dating ...

10 Things That The People Who Love Their Lives Are Doing Differently

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8 mentions2 months ago
Surprise, surprise… happy people live their lives differently. They don’t have different lives. They just do a better job at living them than those who are unhappy.Happiness is the result of subjective interpretation of perception. Of course, what we perceive isn’t always done so by choice — life ...

How Successful People Handle Toxic People

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I am the author of the best-selling book Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and the cofounder of TalentSmart, a consultancy that serves more than 75% of Fortune 500 companies and is the world’s leading provider of emotional intelligence tests and training (www.TalentSmart.com). My books have been translated into 25 languages ...

12 Weekend Habits of Highly Successful People

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2 mentions2 months ago
I’ve read countless articles about what successful people do on their weekends. Do you want to know the secret? It’s the same thing that they do every other day. As Aristotle said, “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” This ...

6 Ways To Develop The Self-Discipline Necessary To Reach Your Goals

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I'm a licensed clinical social worker, psychotherapist, and college psychology instructor. I love writing and speaking about the cognitive, emotional, and behavioral strategies people can use to reach their full potential. My book 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do will be published by HarperCollins in January and ...

10 Chances You Won’t Regret Taking

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2 mentions2 months ago
Life’s journey takes us down roads we hadn’t even thought to travel.We may share the path together, we might invite others to join us, but the one thing we don’t want to do is waste this one-time trip on worrying if we’re on the right path. Sometimes we ...

How to Ruthlessly Prioritize Your Task List to Get More Done

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2 mentions2 months 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 ...

Slow the Rhythm of Rush

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9 mentions2 months 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 ...

Believe In Yourself

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7 mentions2 months 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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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 mentions2 months 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 ...

Discover Your “Gateway Vegetable” to Start Eating Healthier

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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 ...

Be Happier Every Day

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2 mentions2 months ago
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Downsizing: Your body can't lose weight without your mind on board

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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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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 ...
 

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