17 Surprising Facts About Your Brain and 8 Ways To Increase Its Health (No Matter What Age)

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!  Dr. Daniel Amen of Amen Clinics gave a TEDx talk called Change Your Brain, Change Your Life that was incredibly interesting. You should watch the video below, but if you don’t have time right now, check out these lessons from […]

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7 Sleep Hacks: A Cheat Sheet for Waking Up Earlier

  I am a recovering night owl. I have been a night owl my entire life. There’s something about being awake when most others are asleep that makes me feel I’m getting more out of life or something. Little did I know (or realize), but people who wake up earlier than me get that much […]

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29 Habits That Will Dramatically Age Your Skin, Body and Mind

  “We become what we repeatedly do.” –Sean Covey As I’m sitting here eating Keebler Grasshopper cookies (awesome btw) and drinking a Coke (what? I allow myself one cheat day per week okay!), I started thinking about my age because my 34th birthday is coming up. I’m at an age where I’m really focusing on […]

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A Unique Perspective on “Living in the Moment”

Guest Post by Melissa Reyes “Presenting Myself Positively and Living to My Full Potential is What Living in the Moment Means to Me.” I discovered this when I realized that I wanted to be called a writer. I have been writing all my life, in journals, and I knew that I could do it. I […]

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Warning: Be Thankful At Your Own Risk

  We should always give thanks, not only on Thanksgiving, right? However, today is a great reminder of how important it is to thank the people in your life who have made you…well, you. I’m sure you’ve heard that you are the product of the five people who you spend the most time with. If […]

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10 Ways to Stun Your Significant Other Today, and Why You Should

It’s so easy to get caught up in the routine of things, isn’t it? We get used to people. We get used to who they are, what they do every day, what their habits are and how we respond to them. It’s great practice to shake that up a bit from time to time, keep […]

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Obama Wins, But Barely! So Why Didn’t You Vote?!

  This isn’t a political post. I’m for Obama, but that has nothing to do with this. I know way too many people who didn’t vote, on both sides of the election. Did you vote? If not, why not? I voted on my way to the airport yesterday morning before catching a flight back to […]

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It’s time to get your NaNoWriMo on!

What’s that you say? My what what what? Your NaNoWriMo I said! November is the National Novel Writing Month, and NaNoWriMo.org is the place to be if you want to challenge yourself with this task. It’s a 30-day challenge to write an entire novel. Maybe you’ve been thinking about writing a book, or maybe (like […]

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An Easy Way to Help End Sex Trafficking Today

  My friend, Ashley Ambirge – subscribe to her blog b/c she’s awesome and hilarious, reminded me that today is End Sex Trafficking Day. Ashley and I have been friends for a while, and we actually met up in Costa Rica a while back while she was in town. The place we met at is […]

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A simple 3 step process to inspire an Aha! moment…every day

There are those few times throughout one’s life that they experience an enormous Aha! moment. You know, those moments that cause someone to completely change the course of their life. This article isn’t talking about having one of those every day, but rather a (seemingly) mini version of one of those. I’ve been practicing with […]

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