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Do you remember being a kid, lounging listlessly on the couch with nothing to do and nowhere to go, and uttering the phrase every parent dreads? “I’m boooored.”  Boredom is just as much a part of our human DNA as love and anger. In recent years, however, it’s showing up a little less, thanks to […]

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After tackling my first attempt at book review with Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle, I was eager to give it another go. Having previously not been intrigued by self-help style books and unable to make it through one before I was pleasantly surprised at how easy it was to identify with and […]

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The calendar says its spring. After two months of hunkering down indoors between snowfalls and unpacking about a gazillion boxes from our mid-January move to a new home, the neighborhood is filling up with birds and bunnies, and the sunshine is drawing us out for longer walks with the dog to explore the new neighborhood. […]

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If you could live to 100, would you? Many, including myself, would respond, “Only if I’m healthy.” ‘Blue Zones’ refers to five locations where the highest percentage of centenarians live (those who are 100 years or older). In 2004, Dan Buettner and National Geographic came together to discover these five places and the nine key […]

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Admittedly so, self-help books have never appealed to me. I always liked the idea of them. I’d Amazon the latest trending copy to myself or check one out from the library for it to collect dust on my nightstand. In the fleeting moments when I have found time to read for my enjoyment in the […]

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We live in a distracted world. A distracting world. With all of the apps, notifications, tweets and snaps vying for our attention, it’s easy for the mind to flit from one disruption to another. How do we silence the noise and find focus when we need it most? Many experts have written wide-ranging articles and […]

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I am writing this today as a convert.  I am publicly admitting: I was wrong. If you would’ve told me 4 years ago that I would be consistently working with a life coach and ENJOYING it, I would’ve offered a hard NO. In fact, I silently laughed at people who shared that they work with a life […]

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When it’s cold outside, our first instinct is to stay inside, cuddled up by the fire with a blanket and a hot drink. But the cold is a secret gift we’re not using often enough. There’s a reason why top athletes and successful entrepreneurs (think Tony Robbins, Tim Ferris, and Michael Phelps) use cold therapies […]

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Your alarm goes off and maybe you hit snooze, once…maybe 2 or 3 times. You remember what day it is and what lays ahead, maybe it’s stressful or maybe it’s an easy day but either way there’s one thing we want you to NOT do before telling you what we want you to do… Leave […]