Battling Depression And Sadness?
The Hidden Secret To Regaining A Healthy Balance

I've struggled with sadness and depression. I also believe that everything in existence has a purpose. For a long time, I’ve had trouble reconciling these two ideas. What's the purpose of sadness? Why does it exist? Why's it that no matter what I…

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Are You Burnt Out?
3 Ways To Take Back Your Life

Here’s how to say “NO” without feeling guilty. “NO” is a complete sentence! When I say “NO” is a complete sentence, I'm talking about declining obligations that others impose on us. It's a difficult thing to do, but it's important to set boundaries.…

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6 Ways To Turn Your Kitchen
Into A Mecca For Motivation

March is National Nutrition Month according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. But don't reluctantly long for the indulgences adorning your plate (and palate) just yet. Aspiring wellness aficionados can rest easy -- home is where the…

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Living Life In The Express Lane?
How To Pump The Brakes…

It was nothing more than a snapshot in time seven years ago, but I remember the moment as clearly as if it happened yesterday. That evening, I stood there awkwardly balancing an arm full of groceries on one hip, while digging through my purse for my…

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One Month Into The New Year…
How To Make Changes Stick

How different might your life look by the end of 2017, if you successfully keep at least one resolution this year? Can you visualize the new you? If yes, hold that future vision of yourself for a moment. Now, think about the many times you have…

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Putting The Holidays Into Perspective:
Inside Advice From A Life Coach

Ah, the holidays -- there's nothing quite like them to stir-up a bit of stress as we make those last-minute purchases for the people on our gift list, navigate our way through airport security for our holiday travels, and attend the many parties and…

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5 Ways To Manage Holiday Stress

The holiday season is upon us again, which often is a stress trigger. Even if we’re not feeling anxious about all that needs to be done or how we will deal with difficult relatives, others are in a frazzled mode making it easy to feed off their…

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How To Silence That Pesky Inner Critic

It’s time. You can feel it - that pull to create something new. You’re almost ready but something is holding you back. Fear? Perhaps. Or is it your inner critic making those snarky comments again? You know the ones. The ones that have held you back…

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Be Present In The Moment:
4 Ways To Stay Rooted

I recently found myself in a lively conversation with a lovely human being. They were warm and kind, and there was some serendipity in how we came to be in the same space at the same time. So my logical mind chimed in: “Maybe I’m supposed to connect…

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3 Practices That Will Calm Your Mind
…And Your To-Do List

It’s 2:30 in the morning. I know that because I woke up and looked at the clock. I’m traveling to Annapolis today for work and there are still a lot of things I feel I have to get done before I leave. I’ve made to-do lists and I’ve been checking…

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