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Want an Amazing Start to the New Year? First Commit to Extraordinary Self-Care. Then. Just. Do It. (For Real)

Ah, extraordinary self-care, #10 of my 10 Beautiful New Year's Resolutions. Let's unpack it further. Because it's actually rigorous stuff for the creatively obsessed, requiring ongoing self-examination toward clarity about energy investments. And…

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Writing Confidently Without That Negative Feeling

Have you noticed that when you turn on the internet or your television set, you often see the world overflowing with negativity? Television hosts and news anchors are much more outspoken and opinionated than they were years ago. There's always some…

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How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Big Goals

To paraphrase Pinky and the Brain . . . "What are we going to do this year, Brain?" "The same thing we do every year, Pinky. Try to do everything!" Pinky and Brain taught us much about perseverance. It's not that they didn't have goals (or even…

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3 Steps For Getting Smart With Setting Goals and Intentions For Success

But I think that no matter how smart, people usually see what they're already looking for, that's all. Veronica Roth, Allegiant   What You Think You Know Thinking that you already know enough to know what you really want is an easy mistake to…

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Speak These 10 Beautiful New Year’s Resolutions Into Being as the New Year You (Yep, the Real You)

First things first: note that we’ll “speak” these beautiful resolutions as if they already exist in us. In our lives. (New Year’s affirmations, anyone?) Because massive creative power resides in that tweak. Now, stay with me. See if any of these…

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Focus on What’s Possible

At times, everyone has their own personal conversations with themselves. The contents of this conversation may include words of self-preservation or just a short pep talk that's meant to encourage. These frank conversations can take place just…

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6 Secrets to Creating & Living With More Abundance

Water, water, everywhere, Nor any drop to drink. Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner Abundance is a word that's used quite often in the self-help world. There's an endless array of books, teachers, courses, methods, and…

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Asana Yoga

A first step in connecting with your Divine Self is to still your body. Asana is the branch of yoga that addresses this task. The word asana means “pose,” or posture of the body. There are many asana postures, all designed to bring varying levels of…

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The Top Reason to Value Your Time in the New Year

How frequently do you check the time of day? You do it more often than you realize. You glance at your cell phone (or your watch) to see what time it is as you get up in the morning or automatically between activities. You plan for the amount of…

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Top 10 Successful Awakenings To Round Out Your Year

It's good to look back every once in a while, to give yourself time to review what's come and gone in your life. This creates the space to experience gratitude for what's shown up for you. In these moments, you can get a broader perspective and a…

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