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Visualizing Your Future Self Can Lead to Better Choices

Have you given much thought to who, what, where you want to be in twenty years (besides alive)? Tapping into the vision and wisdom of your future self can help you find the clarity to make smarter choices today. It’s so easy to get wrapped up in our busy days – full of work, to-do lists, appointments, bills and errands – that we lose sight of the bigger picture, the longer game. But envisioning the longer game can provide clearer choices for what we are doing today, the actions and…

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How to Reach Goals Despite Obstacles | Make the Life You Want Happen

How to Reach Goals Despite Obstacles Don’t Let these 3 Things Stop You from Making the Life You Want Happen There’s lots of talk about mindfulness – being in the present moment with full sensory appreciation of what is. Gratitude is the fastest way to feeling peace and fulfilment. But mindful appreciation doesn’t mean you can’t want more. Pushing yourself to take steps toward more daily, to reach goals and live the life you want is a form of self-love and something many of us have lost the ability to…

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My Top Health and Wellness Products – Living Life After 50

My Top Health and Wellness Products I’ve always been drawn to organic and holistic natural living products – all the way back to my teenage years – when these types of methods and products were not as mainstream as today. Before ever walking into a natural market, I remember making sugar and honey facial scrubs and using lemon juice to whiten my nails, drinking chamomile for stomachaches and soaking in Epsom salt baths. Maybe it’s a part of my overall growing need to discard as many toxic harmful products (and…

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Making New Friends In Your 50’s – Why You Should and How to Do So

Rekindling Old, and Making New, Friends in Your 50s Never doubt that having good friends continues to be important as we get older. In fact, I think midlife is a time when having real friends is more crucial than ever. I say real friends because this is definitively the time for quality over quantity. Having friends, even just one, who see you and hear you, and for whom you do the same, is incredibly grounding, comforting and vital. “Spending time with positive, loving friends you care about and trust can…

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Emotional Self Care Strategies – Learn to Give to Yourself

Emotional Self-Care Strategies – Stop Giving to Everyone Else But Yourself Learn to Take Better Care of Yourself Starting with 300 Seconds a Day Are you on your daily to-do list? We go through our days from morning until evening making it all happen. Our normal routine seems to be to complete as many tasks in a day as we humanly can. From the second the alarm clock sounds to the moment we collapse on our pillow at night. Every day, we get ourselves pulled together and we move along…

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Are You Empathetic to a Fault?

Empathetic to a Fault? Learn How to Empathize Without Absorbing Did you ever notice that you can be in the absolute best mood and then someone comes around you who is in a cranky mood and it instantly drags you down? I call this the lowest common mood denominator (LCMD) effect. It’s killer. It has taken me precisely 54.5 years to realize to what extent this affects me – and I have a feeling I’m not the only one. What’s so important about this revelation is it gives us the…

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