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How to Get Motivated: The Ultimate Guide to Developing Self-Motivation

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” Mark Twain But what happens if you can’t get started? Struggling with self-motivation is very common. We all have big things we’d like to achieve in our lives. But often we find it difficult to know where to start. We might want to learn to play the […]

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Wellness

What is Color Therapy? Can Colors Really Help Us Heal?

As alternative therapies go, color therapy is one that has evolved from an ancient tradition to high-tech treatment. Color therapy, also known as chromotherapy, has existed in some form for thousands of years. Yet, in the 21st century, it’s enjoyed a massive resurgence. Aided by infrared and color emitted saunas, tinted glasses, and the popularity […]

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Anxiety Wellness

Anxiety and The Power of Distraction

There’s no denying it: it’s been an anxiety-inducing few weeks. As the COVID-19 crisis escalates around the world, and governments make drastic steps to curb the pandemic, many of us are feeling fearful and uncertain. For those who already struggle with anxiety disorders, current world events compound mental health issues, and exacerbate symptoms. With lots […]

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Wellness

How to Be a Nicer Person: 50 Ways to be Kind When You’re Not

In today’s world, it’s hard to know how to be nice. The online landscape is rife with trolls and negative comment sections. The offline world is a rat race to fighting to get to the top. It’s easy to fall into the trap of negativity and judgment when it’s all around us.  A quick scenario […]

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Mental Health Wellness

Change Your Mind: A Guide to Challenging Negative Thinking

“Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.”  ― Roy T. Bennett We all have that inner voice that tells us both who we are and what we are capable of. And unfortunately, for some of us, that inner voice tends to be highly critical and […]

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Mental Health Wellness

This Valentine’s Day – Love Yourself!

“Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.” – L. Hay With Valentine’s Day almost here, love in the air. And some people are concerned about spending it home alone, without anyone to love. But the actual worry that should reside in your heart is not how much someone else loves you, instead of how much […]

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Mental Health Wellness

Ancient Wisdom to Improve Mental Health

Do you ever wonder whether the modern world really holds all the answers? Despite having more wealth, comfort, and security than every other society that has ever existed, those of us living in the Western world today also seem to have more stress, anxiety, and worse mental health than ever before. It’s no wonder, then, […]

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Anxiety Wellness

Three Power Mindfulness Exercises for Relaxation and Anxiety Relief

“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” -Buddha Anxiety is the body’s way of saying that it is experiencing more stress than it can handle. But when that feeling of anxiousness becomes chronic, it is time to gain control over it before it […]

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Wellness

How Happy Are You?

You can’t “find” happiness, but you can incorporate intentional activities into your life to maximize your happy experiences… Have you ever had that thought inside of your head amid a situation thinking to yourself, “it doesn’t get any better than this”? And then the next minute it all falls apart? Happiness is something that can […]

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Mental Health Wellness

New Year’s Resolutions are bad for Your Mental Health: Why You Shouldn’t Beat Yourself up About This Year

“Failure is the key to success; each mistake teaches us something.” – Morihei Ueshiba New Year’s is a time to start over. Like a clean slate, once the ball drops at midnight, we would all like to be magically transformed into a better version of ourselves. The problem with New Year’s Resolutions is that they […]