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Defining Your Unique Purpose

In the end, it becomes better to define your purpose and follow it, rather than live for expectations. Think critically about your choices and how you really feel about them.

 

Let Good Events Change Your Brain

Small good events are everywhere -- all you have to do is tune in to this abundance of good things that already exist all around you.

 

Connecting To Body and Emotions Through Dance

Dancing freely, either to rhythms and beats, or to the silent sound of our hearts, provides a medium to release pent up emotion.

 

Connect by Letting Go

If you let go of the clutter in your mind, you can be with other people just as they are in the moment.

 

What Dogs Can Teach Us

Our canine friends bring so much to our lives. In addition to their loyal companionship, they can also teach us many valuable life lessons. Here are five key things we can learn from dogs:


 

7 Habits of Happy People

Our lives are a balance between many extremes, including happiness and sadness. Although we cannot always control our experiences, we can actively make ourselves open to the possibility of happiness.

 

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Gratitude and ‘First World Problems’

A quick inventory of the blessings in our life will almost always overshadow the stresses created by other modern day stress factors!

 

10 Reasons to Always Say Thank You

“Thank you” – two simple words with the power to change our entire outlook on life. Here are 10 great reasons why this phrase of gratitude belongs in the forefront of our daily interactions in every season.

 

Celebrating Falling Apart

Thoughts on how petals of a single flower can teach us to embrace the moment, open ourselves to joy, and spread happiness towards others.

 

Meeting the Moment

Returning to the present moment, over and over again, is the essence of every meditation and mindfulness practice. Reminding yourself to meet the moment as a friend helps orient you to the moment in the most helpful way.

 

Using the NLP "Circle of Excellence" Tool for Success

An NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) technique called the "Circle of Excellence” can help you to bring past experiences of confidence into present-day situations. 

 

The Power of NOW

People in general seem spend a lot of time on regrets, on looking back at what could have been or what we missed. But if we take advantage of NOW - we can minimize those regrets.

 

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5 Tips for Better Sleep

Use these five tips to sleep more peacefully and consistently through the night and wake up refreshed for each new day.

 

How Sleep Can Impact Nearly Every Aspect of Life

Most people have heard the importance of getting a solid eight hours of rest at night. But they are often shocked to learn that it can impact nearly every aspect of their lives, including their memory, their rate of inflammation, and even their creativity.

 

Fueling the Mind

Fueling the mind means providing adequate nutrients as well as abundant amounts of stimulation. Providing the brain with the things it requires will help it function at its best, allowing you to think more clearly, focus on the task at hand and solve problems as they arise.

 

Using Yoga for What You Need

Yoga is vast field of study. With continued exploration and observation, we begin to learn how small adjustments in yoga practice can make a big difference in our lives.

 

The "Good" Fats for Your Diet

Not all fats are equal. You can eat healthy without eliminating fat from your diet. Don’t be mislead by all the advertisements for low-fat and fat-free foods. Your body needs dietary fat to function properly, especially your brain. But not just any fat.

 

Our Emotional Response to Yoga Poses

As particular yoga asanas can target different areas of the body, it may be no surprise that they can also impact us on an emotional level.

 

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A Village of 100 People

One mind-opening way to re-think our connections with each other.

 

How gratitude can improve the quality of our thoughts and our lives

Practicing gratitude can improve mental wellbeing as much as diet, exercise and good sleeping habits. Here are some examples of this principle in action

 

Basic Feng Shui Tips for Your Home

Feng shui is a Chinese philosophy of arranging work or living spaces for optimal flow of life energy, also known as "chi." While the process can be complex and involving a birth chart and the octagonal "ba-gua" chart, you can get started with some simple feng shui principles for your home.

 

Mosaics, Disparate Pieces Comprising Unity in Art

 Mosaics can be made from virtually anything, and provide a comforting, repetitive motion that results in something real, something solid that is beautiful.

 

Nonprofits That Assist Women With Breast Cancer

There are five lesser-known nonprofit organizations that also play dynamic roles in the lives of women who currently have or who are survivors of breast cancer. 

 

 

How The Process of Making Art Can Transform You

When you create, you set your spirit free. The process of doing it is what counts more than the finished piece, and it belongs to you. The joy is all yours.