Posts Tagged ‘Healthy’

Want Your Life to Change? Here’s How You Can Do It

Are you great at learning and planning, but poor at executing your ideas? You’re far from alone. Most people seem to get more enjoyment from making grand plans than actually doing anything about them. We plan diets, businesses, and trips to climb mountains, but we rarely take any actual action. We’re thinkers, but not doers.…

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Reconsider Your Options: Advantages of Keeping an Open Mind

If you occasionally feel challenged by the views of friends and family, you know how frustrating it can feel to realise that you have no control over their thoughts or responses. The good news is that you can always change your own perspectives. If you can train yourself to keep an open mind, you’ll find…

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How to Retain More Information from the Books You Read

Have you ever read a book to learn something, but you don’t feel like you really remember what you read? It’s a common phenomenon. We learn lots of things in school, but we’re not taught how to read a book and retain the information. It’s an important skill to have. It can take quite a…

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The Secret to Strengthening Your Concentration

If you’re having trouble concentrating, you have plenty of company. More than 70% of office workers report that they’re frequently interrupted, and most of them say that those disruptions stop them from feeling like they’ve had a successful day, according to Forbes Magazine. Chatty colleagues and pop up ads are unlikely to go away, but…

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17 Pieces of Life Wisdom Everyone Should Know

Luckily, most of what you need to know to live life wisely has already been said and written. A lot of intelligent people have already lived and shared their ideas and experiences. This is one of the best aspects of reading good books. You can learn from others, rather than having to figure it out…

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Mindfulness, Meditation, and Vacuuming

Maybe you want the benefits of mindfulness, but you find it difficult to meditate. Your mind wanders or you feel uncomfortable sitting still. While you’re training yourself to meditate, there are other options you can try. Ordinary tasks like housework can be an opportunity for practising mindfulness. In fact, you may enjoy your chores more when…

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5 Mood-Boosting Activities to Easily Do at Home

  Does sitting around the house leave you feeling a little blue? Don’t let that cabin fever set in. Many people complain that the time that they’re spending at home is boring. But the truth is that it’s all just a state of mind. What if there was a way to boost your mood and…

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The Forthright Frog Fable

  Francois knew that he was the best person to take charge of Frogville. The village was growing rapidly! Villagers discussed the need for a mayor, and started throwing names in a hat. But nobody threw Francois’ name in because they hadn’t heard him speak. And that was the one thing that prevented Francois from…

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Dealing With Your Mental Chatter

  We all have a constant companion that never shuts up. The mental chatter in our heads starts when we wake up and is still going when we go to sleep. It’s even active during our dreams. Unfortunately, this never-ending stream of thought can be damaging over time. Fortunately, with understanding and objectivity, the impact…

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The Proactive Path to Self-Care

    Do you only think about self-care when you’re already in trouble? You want to eat healthier because your doctor says you need to lower your cholesterol, or you decide to start meditating because job stress is keeping you up at night.   Self-care is more effective when it’s an ongoing part of your…

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