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Figure-Friendly Feasts: 6 Healthy Swaps for Holiday Meals

For most people, the holidays are one of the best times of the year—family, friends and delicious food all come together for a season of celebration. But, with so many holidays in a row, it can be difficult to turn down steaming plates of stuffing, mashed potatoes and slices of scrumptious pies. People trying out a new eating regimen or …

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The ONE idea that can change how you look at life!

The ONE idea that can change how you look at life

Do you find yourself saying, “I'll do that tomorrow”? If you catch yourself doing this often, realize one day you wake up and discover all you have left is a pocket-full of ‘Empty Yesterdays”… It's time to own your NOW! Everything you’ve done up to now is amazing — there are no mistakes… This ONE idea is powerfully motivating to …

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13 TED Talks that will Change How You Think about Thinking

The Huffington Post is one of the most-read blogs in the world. In March of 2016, they published a wonderful post titled “How Your Thoughts Change Your Brain, Cells, and Genes“. It shows exactly how your thoughts “sculpt” your brain, and actually program your cells. Simply thinking about something causes the release of neurotransmitters by your brain. These can be …

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Progression Trumps Perfection every day of the week

I've been hearing a lot of excuses lately… but let's be honest, these are just sneaky bad habits disguised as excuses. The issue? An all or nothing attitude for starters. If someone can't do it all, why do anything, right? WRONG! That's why I encourage everyone I know to adopt this simple mantra starting now. It may just save your …

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5 Easy Ways to Get Moving (When You Really Don’t Want To)

Believe it or not, we all struggle with the motivation necessary to do most of the things in life that require actual focus and energy. Almost nobody is naturally inspired to get up and run miles or lift heavy things every day, not even the most practiced athletes or bodybuilders in the world. So if you have trouble sticking to …

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Stay Cool in the Heat with this Simple Breathing Technique

When it gets to a certain point in the year, we all start to yearn for summer. Long evenings sat outside, fresh fruit and salads at mealtimes and the knowledge that if you forget your coat, it really doesn’t matter. Yes, summer is wonderful and we can all appreciate it, especially after a long winter – but when it comes …

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I Hate New Year Resolutions so I Create Solutions

As we prepare to start a new year, many of us find ourselves thinking about New Year’s Resolutions. This year, I want to encourage you to forget resolutions and create lifestyle SOLUTIONS! Year after year I hear from friends, family, and peers how much they hate New Year's Resolutions. They're vehemently positive in this regards as if the act of setting …

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3 reasons why I love manscaping

3 Reasons I Love Manscaping and Why You Should too

Manscaping. I love it. Seriously. Since I was 18 years of age, I've had a deep down desire to stay clean all over. Well manicured hands and feet, shaved torso, arms, and legs. When it comes to my face, I'm one of those guys who's tried to grow a beard, but alas, my face tends to appear more like the …

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10 Habits to Maintain a Beautiful Mind

10 Habits to Maintain a Beautiful Mind

Much of the time, we hustle and bustle through our lifestyles of ‘busy-ness', paying little attention to how active our minds truly are. Our daily routines keep us active on the physical side of things, but our minds, they need a good workout too! There are many habits we can reinforce on a daily basis which can help keep the …

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