Being Intentional And Living Your Life

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Being intentional and living your life to the fullest is an interesting topic, isn’t it? In today’s busy world full of distractions and a race for more and more material wealth, we often find that something is missing. No matter … Read More

Five Main Types of Self-Care! Where Do I Start?

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Where Do I Start? The incredible impact a self-care regimen can make on our lives should be clear.  The next question in discovering all about self-care is the types and how each can benefit our whole being.  Remember, this is … Read More

The Benefits of Self-Care. Are You Missing out?

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Benefits of Self-Care Effective self-care is much more than sneaking a very occasional indulgent pleasure or self-perceived excess. If this is your understanding and application of self-care, you are missing out on most of the possible benefits. Self-care should be … Read More

It’s Important To Practice Self Care Everyday!

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It’s Important To Practice Self Care Everyday! Self-care is much more than simply pampering yourself.  It’s you taking care of you.  Think of all the things on a daily basis most of us do for others.  Work duties, chores at … Read More

Aromatherapy Essential Oils for Emotional Well-being

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  Aromatherapy Essential Oils for Emotional Well-being On its most basic, aromatherapy is an ancient healing practice that involves the use of volatile plant oils, commonly known as essential oils, for psychological and physical well-being.  Although it is not considered … Read More

Your Intelligence Makes You Invaluable!

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Your Intelligence Makes You Invaluable Have you ever felt that you had nothing to offer…no gifts to share whatsoever? Know that your intelligence makes you invaluable. During spells of frustration or despair, it’s common to feel worthless. It can seem … Read More

Change One Thing

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Change One Thing Sometimes it seems like nothing works the way it should. If you’re a human, you have probably hit that point where work is no fun, relationship is a struggle and you don’t even feel comfortable in your … Read More

What A Difference A Bit Of Gratitude Makes

What A Difference A Bit Of Gratitude Makes Gratitude can be simply broken down to appreciating the good things in your life. It doesn’t always seem simple, though. When things are hectic or stressful, finding the silver lining can be … Read More

Being Intentional-Surround Yourself With Like-Minded People Part Five

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Surround Yourself With Like-Minded People Another great strategy to help you turn those intentions into life-long habits is to surround yourself with like-minded people. Getting regular exercise is a lot easier when you join a class or a walking group. … Read More

How Friendship Contributes to Good Health

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How Friendship Contributes to Good Health We all know stress and anxiety are bad for us. If left unchecked, these emotional problems can have serious physical effects. We spend millions of dollars every year on yoga classes and videos, relaxation … Read More

Being Intentional And Living Your Life To The Fullest

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Thank you for taking the time to read “Being Intentional and Living Your Life to the Fullest!” It’s an interesting topic isn’t it? In today’s busy world full of distractions and a race or more and more material wealth, we … Read More

The Million Dollar Question Is “Do You Feel Happy?”

Throughout the past 28 days we’ve been talking a lot about happiness and what we can do to increase how we feel. We’ve talked about a huge variety of different things from how sleep, exercise and nutrition can affect our … Read More

You Need To Treat Yourself To Some “Me Time.”

We lead busy lives and have all sorts of obligations as parents, professionals, and friends. It’s easy to lose yourself in everything that has to be done in any given week. While it’s great to give and spend lots of … Read More

Here’s The One Thing You Need To Stop Doing Right Now!

Since starting this 30 Day Happiness Challenge here on the blog and via email, I’ve been a lot more aware of the happiness of the people around me. I’m sure you’ve experienced the same thing. It is causing me to … Read More

Can Simplicity Bring You Happiness?

In my last post I talked about how much focusing on experiences instead of things can help reduce stress and increase your happiness. Today, I want to take that one step further and focus a little more on getting rid … Read More

Would It Not Be Nice To Trade Things For Experiences?

We live in a material society where our main goal seems to be to acquire more stuff. We buy bigger cars, bigger houses, and of course, lots and lots of stuff to fill these houses. The idea is that we … Read More

Meditating Your Way To A Happier You!

Stress is such a buzz kill. Nothing will bring you down quicker than feeling stressed out. It keeps you from sleeping well, staying productive, and getting in a good mood. It only makes sense than that reducing stress increases happiness. … Read More

We’re Born To Communicate!

Some people are great about finding the positive in any situation and telling you about it. They are the types of bosses, coworkers, teachers, and friends who will give you some constructive criticism while pointing out everything you’ve done right, … Read More

What Do You Do, When You Have A Bad Day?

Life isn’t all happiness and sunshine. And that’s a good thing. How boring would it be to only have positive experiences? We need the negative, the sadness, and the disappointments to balance the happiness. They are what make the happy … Read More

Are You Keeping A Journal?

We’ve talked in the past about the fact that feeling grateful and acknowledging all the good things in our lives is a great way to increase our overall happiness. Getting in the habit of showing and experiencing more gratitude is … Read More

You Can Fake Happiness!

Here’s an interesting expression: “Fake It ‘Till You Make It”. You usually hear it in the business and show business world. The idea is that if you look like a success, others around you will treat you like a successful … Read More

Boost Your Confidence And Become Happier!

Think back to some of the happiest times in your life. Chances are that these are also the days when you felt your most confident. Maybe you excelled at sports during that time, or you aced a project at work. … Read More

You Snooze, You Don’t Lose, You Win!

Sleep is important for your health, well-being, and how alert you are. Not getting a good night sleep can impact your performance during the day. Chronic lack of sleep can cause all sorts of health issues and even weight-gain. It … Read More

Do You Have A Happy Support System?

Moods are contagious. If you’re around a bunch of sad and depressed people, you’ll start to feel down. If on the other hand you are in a group of happy people, you can’t help but start to smile. It makes … Read More

Fighting Against Our Brain’s Bias To Negativity!

Have you noticed that negative comments and events stick with us much longer, and influence us more than positive ones? I’m sure you’ve experienced this quite a few times. A positive comment by your teacher for example is appreciated, but … Read More

Are You Finding Happiness?

We all go through hard times. There are periods in our lives where it is hard to find much joy and happiness amid a sea of sadness and overwhelm. We have times when we feel like we’re in way over … Read More

Don’t Want All The Small Things Annoying You, Read On!

“Don’t sweat the small stuff” they say. And they – whoever “they” are, have a good point. It’s easy to get caught up in all the little things that stress us out and ruin our day. Frankly it’s not worth … Read More

We Crave Human Connections

Like it or not, we are social creatures who crave human connections. It is hardwired into our brains because we need to work together to ensure the survival of our species. We have to work together to make this happen. … Read More

Exercise and Happiness. Really?

When you’re having a bad day, or are feeling down, the best way to increase your happiness, may be to exercise. There is a strong link between exercise and an improvement in mood and well-being. Give it a try. Go … Read More

Stress Kills Happiness – Easy Ways To De-stress!

It’s hard to be happy when you’re stressed. I don’t have to tell you that. I’m sure you’ve experienced it yourself. Think back on high stress situations like missing a flight to go on vacation, or when you were planning … Read More

The Connection Between Doing Stuff And Happiness

We are hard wired for taking action and getting stuff done. It only makes sense, doesn’t it? Our survival as a society depends on the actions of lots of different people. We each do our part and everything runs smoothly. … Read More

Do You Start Your Day With Gratitude?

Let’s talk about Gratefulness. Gratefulness Starting our day by thinking about all the things we have to be grateful for is a great way to set the tone. Practicing gratefulness makes us focus on all the good and pleasant things … Read More

What Makes You Happy?

In yesterday’s post we started talking about happiness and you started thinking about what makes you happy. It was part of our commitment to happiness. Today we’re going to dig a little deeper. There are a lot of things that … Read More

Why Happiness Is A Choice You Make Every Day!

I know, with all that is going on in the world today, asking the loaded question, “are you choosing to be happy” may not seem the right question. However, there is nothing more important than you feeling good. Let’s put … Read More

What Happens When You Choose to Embrace Laughter?

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“Laughter is the best medicine” is a phrase that dates back to biblical times as an old Proverb and it’s still widely used today all over the world. That’s because it’s true! Let’s take a look at what happens inside … Read More

You can determine your own happiness!

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Happiness is a choice. It’s true. You can choose to let life’s circumstances get you down or you can choose to be happy no matter what challenges life brings. Happiness is already within each of us and we are born … Read More

Nine Strategies You Can Start Today to Conquer Your Fear of Change!

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Change can be a scary thing. When you make a change in your life, you bring yourself into the unknown. You travel from a safe place to one where you don’t know exactly what will happen. I offer you nine … Read More

What is the Raw Food Diet?

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Have you started hearing about the Raw Food Diet? It’s gaining popularity and buzz, not just as a diet to lose weight, but a diet for a long and healthy life. We eat so much in the way of processed … Read More

What is Depression: Some New Light on the Old Blues?

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Right now, 20 million Americans are in the midst of an episode of depression. So let’s shed some new light on the blues, shell we. Some have the incapacitating symptoms of what doctors call a major depression. These symptoms usually … Read More

Energy Healing 101: Pranic, Tantric, and Reiki

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You have probably come across exotic-sounding terms such as “chakra”, “prana”, “aura”, and “tantra” in your course of reading books on spirituality, sex, and healing in the New Age literature section of the bookstore. But what’s the real scoop behind … Read More

Meditation Myths

Meditation. I’ll bet twenty bucks that you would envision sitting cross legged on the floor, with eyes closed, and a soft “Om” sound coming from your mouth. Well that is not really untrue when doing meditation, but it is not … Read More

What Does Natural Health Mean to Women?

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  Natural health – a term you’ve probably heard but may not understand. Natural health is the natural approach to healing and maintaining good health. It’s the practice that works on the premise of when the body is nourished naturally … Read More

Healing What Ails You!

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When you know that your true essence is spirit, and you live there in your mind, your body will follow suit and healing will eventually result.    Wayne Dyer Healing is not a process but a revelation; for the revealing of … Read More

The Four Stages of Stress

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Which One Are You In and How Can You Get Out? Whether it’s the upcoming winter activities for your kids, tax season, or everyday work worries ailing you, anytime can be stress season.  And that can mean trouble for your … Read More

The Terror Barrier by Bob Proctor

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  The first ten years of my stay here on Planet Earth were spent in Owen Sound, Ontario. I can vividly remember the hot summer day I was taken by an older member of my family to Harrison Park where … Read More

A Part Time Business Can Reduce Job Stress…Join the Revolution Today!

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Most people fool themselves into thinking that having a full-time job gives them financial security. The fact is that while you are perfectly stable and comfortable all the time you have a job, eventually things change. We saw this during … Read More

6 Ways to Simplify Your Life

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Many of us begin projects or set goals only to get detoured or bogged down by other things in our lives. Distractions can be as simple as a cluttered living room or as complicated as a bad breakup.   Here … Read More

Possibilities are Endless When You Live with Intention!

  Energy unconnected does nothing; it is only when it is used, properly directed, that it accomplishes things. SOM pg. 315 Do you have a desire that you long to fulfill? Is there a special goal or achievement that you … Read More

Before Your Were Born…

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IMAGINE FOR A MOMENT a time before your birth when you were wandering the heavens as a dis-incarnate soul. You were immersed in the beauty, peace, and harmony of paradise when a call went out for volunteers to incarnate in … Read More

Tap Away Stress, Anxiety and Fear!

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Tony, we don’t mean to scare you, but there’s a spider right behind your back! The respectable man in his late forties, the manager of the store, jumps to his feet and frantically looks for the spider. The spider turns … Read More

THE POWER OF WELLNESS CARE

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  Today regardless of the beliefs we hold, America is sick. You should be aware that the health care cost is well over a $1.5 TRILLION per year. Yes, we spend more on health care than the entire economies of … Read More

Anatomy of Making a Fresh Start

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An old proverb tells us …No matter how far you have traveled down the wrong road, turn back. Even if You take a Wrong Turn, You can find another Route to Success. If you steer your vessel in the wrong … Read More

Want to Live Your Dream? The Key is to See it with Clarity and Know it’s a Living Idea!

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I’ve been in many situations in my life when I’ve reached a point where “I knew I’ve done all that I could possibly figure out to do.” And this, my friend, is a wonderfully freeing place to be. Why? Because … Read More

How Does Reflexology Work?

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According to ancient Oriental medicinal practices, the entire body can be accessed from one point – the feet.  This is how reflexology got started.  How does it work to heal various ailments in the body? A map of the feet … Read More

Diabetes Explained…

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The incidence of diabetes has increased over the last several years.  It is a serious condition that can affect you as you get older, or you can have it as a child.  The more you learn about diabetes the better … Read More

Middle Class Underestimates the Wealth Building Power of Referral Marketing

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World Class Knows Referral Marketing Creates Millionaires, By Steve Siebold The masses have been ridiculing and criticizing referral marketers for over 50 years. Meanwhile; these highly trained, ferociously dedicated army of entrepreneurs have amassed billions in collective wealth. Their industry … Read More

The Shocking Truth about You and Your Paycheck!

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Wage Slave or Safe and Secure? Here’s a fact for you: Most people think having a job is the safe and secure financial option. THINK AGAIN! How many of you are still looking for work? I’ve been laid off now, … Read More

Celebrate Growing Older…

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Written by Regina Brett, 90 years old, of the Plain Dealer, Cleveland , Ohio . “To celebrate growing older, I once wrote the 45 lessons life taught me. It is the most requested column I’ve ever written. My odometer rolled … Read More

The Power of Antioxidants for Staying Young

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Everyone wants to grow old gracefully.  Some go under the knife to get that youthful look while others opt for a more natural way to maintain that healthful glow.  The way to make peace with age can be found in … Read More

Meditation Made Easy!

Studies have shown meditation to be a practice of enormous benefit to the body mind spirit. It is restorative to the body: it balances our nervous system, enhances immune function, normalizes body chemistry and promotes harmony and coherence in the … Read More

Top 10 Food and Nutrition Affirmations

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When you have “convenience” food bombarding you from every direction, it can be difficult to choose options that give your body the nourishment it needs. However, if you have daily reminders and effective tools at your disposal, you just may … Read More

What Exactly Are Carbohydrates?

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We’ve all heard the term low-carb diets, bad carbs, good carbs, and the like. But what exactly are carbohydrates? Let’s break them down into a more palpable and easy to understand format. Foods containing carbohydrates encompass sugars, starches, and cellulose. … Read More