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Treat YOU How You Want to Be Treated

You probably remember the age old lesson – treat others how you want to be treated. Meaning, be compassionate towards others, show them respect, and most of all – be kind. But how are YOU treating YOU? Are you treating yourself with the love and respect you deserve? Self-Compassion Research has shown that there is a positive correlation between psychological …

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Healthy Job, Healthy Life?

For many college students, as the spring semester fast approaches, comes the notion of finding a job. Throughout college, and potentially from family members, college students are bombarded with the sentiments that what they are doing now, will prepare them for the real world. But as someone who worked in the “real world,” let me tell you, that place is …

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The Power of Awe

Music has the power to move people. Music can encourage individuals to get up and dance or go for a walk. But music can also move people emotionally and spiritually. Rhythms and lyrics have the power to inspire awe in listeners. But what is awe? Awe, per Google dictionary, is “a feeling of reverential respect mixed with fear or wonder.” …

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Emotional Intelligence Outshines IQ

The idea of emotional intelligence, which dates back to the 1960’s, is the new staple assessment of human intelligence. An individual’s IQ had been the primary assessment of intelligence. Though IQ is important, emotional intelligence is necessary for individuals to take the next step forward. This doesn’t only pertain to progression in leadership and the workplace, but also in the …

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Spring Break-Up with the Blues

Do you ever wonder why you get such an exuberant feeling of relief when the sun is beaming down on you? Our body naturally processes Vitamin D through two physiological processes. One is through diet, and the other is through synthesizing the energy from sunlight. Human beings have been utilizing solar power since the dawn of time to generate energy …

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Resilience: Your Secret Weapon

I get it – life is anything but easy. Stress, adversity, tragic events, and negativity get the best of you. Sometimes it may feel as if the world is swallowing you whole, with one setback after another punching you in the gut. But let me ask you this – how well are you taking those punches? Are you bouncing back …

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Operation “Land Your Dream Job”

Everyone fantasizes about their dream job. A job that feels less like a chore and more like a passion – right? But how do you go about finding, and landing for that matter, the perfect job? What seems like a simple task can be stressful and nerve-racking. However, with the proper guidance, that dream job can become reality. Tip #1: …

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Three Easy Steps

What if I told you there were three easy steps you could take to make a change? Setting a goal for yourself or wanting to make a change can be a daunting challenge. Maybe you want to lose weight, eat better, become Instagram famous or you simply want to live healthier. Don’t know where to start? Start with these three …

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Sunscreen All Year Round

It’s an early winter morning, you’re getting ready for the day. You’ve showered, brushed your teeth, applied your sunscreen, and you’re good to go! Yes, I said sunscreen. While cold temps and short days don’t exactly feel like the time to apply some SPF, it’s vital to use sunscreen all year round. Why? First and foremost, wearing sunscreen protects yourself …

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Tips for Living a Waste Free Lifestyle

The average American makes 4.3 pounds of trash per day – now imagine that multiplied by the amount of people in the US alone. The trash that we put into our environment has a direct effect on not only our planet but, our health. The greenhouse gasses that are emitted from trash can have devastating effects on our environment such …

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