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Breaks Increase Productivity | The Power of Resting the Body and Mind

Rest is the best kept secret to productivity and satisfaction We create so much work for ourselves, so much pressure to be busy and productive, it’s no wonder we don’t know how to rest, and we never feel satisfied with ourselves. We’ve developed an automatic subconscious layer of guilt surrounding breaks and idle time. The busier we are, the more productive we think we are. But is that true? At the end of a week when we haven’t had nearly enough rest, not only do we accomplish fewer impactful tasks…

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You deserve to live your life more fully

This is your life. How you experience it is up to you. You can choose to feel your life and be mindfully present or you can let the days slip by in a blur of busyness, overwhelm and scattered thoughts. “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people just exist, that’s all.” – Oscar Wilde, poet and playwright You can end the day feeling that you haven’t done “enough”, didn’t accomplish what you wanted to, didn’t truly enjoy any part of it, or worst of all, barely…

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Using Mindset to Achieve Goals

Using Mindset to Achieve Goals Reaching goals begins with intentions to change An intention to change your mindset helps shift your self-identity – an important shift that will impact your daily habits and thereby increase your chances of achieving your goals. It stands to reason that if you continue to think in the same patterns, you will likely fall back to the same habits you’ve had in the past, which will lead to the same results. Results that no longer serve you and you are no longer comfortable accepting. Results…

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How to Manage Grief and Loss

The grief and loss you feel when you lose someone you love is life-altering. Still, within days, it feels like everyone around you is ignoring your loss and thinks you should just get over it. Death is routine and also devasting, It will touch every one of us at some point. Yet the subject of grief and loss remains uncomfortable for most of us and therefore neglected or entirely avoided. This general unwillingness to talk about death and loss makes it harder for us to move through the grieving process…

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Small Habits to Change Your Life

If you’re ready to dream big and make real changes in your life, this is going to be the year of the small habit. Happy January! It’s that time of year again when we feel the urge to make big changes, start fresh and commit to life-altering resolutions. The trouble is that often, resolutions just don’t stick. Not being a Debbie Downer, just keeping it real. We honestly want to make changes to our life – to be healthier, to exercise, to make more money, to be more organized, to…

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Holistic Remedies for Sleep | Feel Your Best

Nearly all health practitioners agree that getting adequate quality sleep is critical to our general mental and physical wellness. But so many of us just can’t sleep. Either we don’t make our quality or quantity of sleep a priority, or regularly getting a good night’s sleep is a chronic struggle. How can we kick butt at living fully, feel our best, and being energized goal-getters if we are exhausted from a lack of sleep? Exactly! So…since it’s that time of year for my annual holistic health post and we are…

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