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Manage Your Energy, Not Your Time

With millions of little thoughts and ideas constantly running around in our heads, it can be easy to forget the importance of taking the time to slow down and rest before proceeding with a fresh perspective on various significant tasks. Especially when it comes to professional environments, most experts and highly successful individuals will agree and stress that working smarter is better than working harder every time, and is the only way to ensure continued Read More >

20 Things to do in Boston for Spring Break

As spring break approaches, families from all over the country are trying to decide where they should go on vacation, but if you live in a city that in itself is a tourist destination, there’s really no reason to spend your hard earned travel funds on going anywhere too far away. Instead why not use that cash to get to know a different side of the city you already love so much, and try out one or all of these 20 things to do in Boston for spring break. Are you a Read More >

Reprogram Your Brain with Mindfulness

Being mindful is a scientifically backed method of acquiring true inner peace and lasting happiness through comprehensive reflection and conscious efforts toward emotional stability, but it’s also a habit that every person must make for themselves in their own lives. It is not about putting away things like stress, anxiety, grief, or any other negative emotions, it’s about allowing yourself to feel, acknowledge, accept, and release anything and everything that comes your Read More >

The Secret to Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions

Who has ever made grand goals to go to the gym or park everyday at like six o’clock in the morning hopeful to work out every part of your body but deep down knowing that you would quit after less than a month and look guiltily back on that shameful day for the rest of the year? Starting a new diet or kicking a bad habit is the exact same way. You try and quit everything cold turkey and sooner or later you fail and fall back into your old ways. The new year is upon us now Read More >

Table Setting Etiquette 101 and Why It Matters

When it comes to every night meals after a long days work you may be lucky to find a few clean forks for your kids to eat with and that’s perfectly okay, but when it comes to setting up your table for the holidays why not use the special occasion get a little fancy with it? Proper table setting and other etiquette techniques date back as early as 17th century, so why not use those timeless techniques for your most festive meals. Experts will tell you that etiquette is a Read More >

The Importance of Self-Care

Are there some days where you just feel so tired and burnt out that you don’t want to tackle anything on your never-ending to-do list? This can happen to anyone and often happens to everyone at least once or twice in life. Luckily there are ways we can better care for our bodies, minds, and spirits without taking too much time away from our busy schedules. Here are a few ways you can start on a path to taking care of yourself just a little better, helping you live and Read More >

Back to School: Time to Manage your Time

As summer comes to a close and you adjust to your kids heading back to school, you might begin to realize that all the things you had to do and remember have suddenly tripled. The more kids you have, the more you have to do and remember. The days of only worrying if your kids are fed, clean, and safe throughout the summer has now turned into a full time micro-management job of making sure your kid does all his/her homework, studies for tests and quizzes, has enough Read More >

Tipping the Balance from Procrastination to Productivity

Procrastination can rob you of productive moments in your day. If you are not living your life to the fullest, you are shorting yourself of valuable experiences and opportunities. The number one underlying cause of procrastination is fear. Fear of rejection or failure, fear of the dramatic changes to your life if you succeed and nothing is ever the same again, fear of what others will think, and more. When you hear people say the only thing standing in your way is you, Read More >

The Benefits of Gratitude

In another blog post last month, I wrote, “Being thankful for things is a crucial feeling that can actually reprogram your brain to process information differently. The more grateful you are, the more you appreciate your life and loved ones, the happier you will be on a deeper, lasting level.” Since then I have made it a point to be more grateful for basic things in my life, as well as spread gratitude to others in an effort to somehow calculate my results. Here are a Read More >

The Benefits of Giving

Being thankful for things is a crucial feeling that can actually reprogram your brain to process information differently. The more grateful you are, the more you appreciate your life and loved ones, the happier you will be on a deeper, lasting level. The sight of beautiful, sparkly boxes adorned with ribbons and bows of all shapes, sizes, and colors, is something we’re all familiar with. A gift can be time or a material possession given by one person to express Read More >