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The Simple 5 Step Guide To Achieving & Sustaining Balance

The more time you spend with someone, the closer you inevitably become, and the more likely you are to be in-tune with them or fall into the same “frequency” as them, if you will. This can happen with friends, people you work with, or really anyone in virtually any social setting you immerse yourself in. While this heightened sense of sympathy may seem like a good thing – you’re always on the same page, you laugh at the same things, and mourn sympathetically with one Read More >

5 Tips For Becoming More Mindful

How you react to things can greatly impact whether or not the outcome you seek in any given situation is achieved or lost. After all, reactivity and productivity are not necessarily synonymous with one another, and sometimes, the more reactive you are the less productive you can become. The solution, however, is simple: mindfulness. To be mindful means to be more aware of the different stimuli and occurrences that impact your life on a daily basis so that you might heed Read More >

How to Stay Socially Connected Through Your Golden Years

Human beings are social creatures. It doesn’t matter how old we get or where life takes us, we will simply always cling to and benefit from being around one another, and that’s just the way life is. However, in today’s world with technology replacing most forms of personal interaction, more and more seniors are getting left behind to fall into sedentary, lonesome lifestyles that can quickly compromise their quality of life – and even their health. That’s why, if you’re a Read More >

Ways to Practice Self-Care

When you’re at work, everything you do is likely in service to your boss, and when you’re at home you probably feel like you’re in service to you kids, or certain expectations you have for yourself regarding how you should live. But the truth is, if you want to lead a truly happy, fulfilling life you need to make sure you practice self-care as well. Self-care is all about prioritizing your own physical, mental, spiritual, and emotional needs so that you’re actually Read More >

Learning to Let Go of Everything That Weighs You Down

You’ve likely heard of the popular spring-cleaning trend where you hold an item and decide in that moment whether or not it brings you joy. If it does, you get to keep it, and if it doesn’t you have to realize it’s taking up too much valuable space in your life and kindly say goodbye. It’s actually a pretty great exercise for learning to let go of material things that are just holding you back in life. As most already know, not everything in life weighing you down can Read More >

Embracing Change With Grace

“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” – Lao Tzu Lao Tzu was a wise, ancient Chinese philosopher who wholeheartedly believed that struggling against life’s natural changes and evolutions was futile, that it would only cause pain – and there is much truth to his words. Regardless of how good it actually is for you, change Read More >

Time-Management Hacks to Optimize Your Life

Time is one of the most precious yet limited resources on our planet. No matter who you are you only get so much of it, and there’s no amount of bargaining or money in the world that can help you get back any time that was lost or acquire more once yours is up. However, there are several time management hacks you can use to maximize your time and optimize your life so that you are making the most of every moment in life. Don’t Be Afraid to Be a Little Selfish Since Read More >

Living With Intention

Living with intention is all about not letting anything or anyone – including yourself – stand in the way of what is best for you and your comprehensive health and happiness. However, before you can claim that you’re truly living with intention, you first must master how to: Live Freely in the Moment Not every moment in life can be an adventure. Sometimes you have to wash dishes or do other menial tasks that can cause your mind to drift until you feel as though Read More >

Conquer Your Biggest Projects in the Fall

You probably think you already know when your brain at its most productive based on your own personal experiences and routines. As reported by the software company Redbooth, which analyzed approximately 28 million tasks and 1.8 million projects over the course of a four-year period, there may actually be more of a pattern to productivity than what we initially realized. According to the data, levels of productivity can actually fluctuate throughout the year, with certain Read More >

How to Make Better Choices with Time

As you get older, it can often seem like time moves faster and faster and that you never have as much as you need, but it’s more about your own perceptions of time and how you choose to use it. By making better choices with your time, you may even start to notice yourself feeling happier and more fulfilled in your life. But how exactly do you make better choices with your time? Avoid Mindless Time Suckers It can be very easy to come home after a long day and not Read More >