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All too often when an individual decides they are interested in becoming healthier, they might have some preconceived notions of what that means. Eat “good” foods, work out and you should lose weight – right? While those changes definitely help in the long run, sometimes a very blatant source that can be causing one to flounder is right in front …

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Music For Mood Regulation

Think about the last time you listened to music. What was your mood before, during, and after listening? Did you notice a change in the way you felt? Many of us go to music as a way of regulating our emotions, and as per research listening to music can do just that. A study done in the UK showed that …

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Must Try Essential Oil Mixtures

Essential oils have become a huge hit! Many were able to see the major health benefits that comes with a simple little, great smelling oil. Making you and your environment smell amazing is not the only trait essential oils have. They have many health benefits including air purification, emotional healing, and aid seasonal discomfort. Air purification? Essential oils have qualities …

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Body Image, Weight, and Acceptance

Believe it or not, everyone has struggled with body image at one point in their lives. Humans like to be comfortable in their surroundings. When it feels like we are different from everyone else, it can lead to a downward spiral of self rejection and low self-esteem. Since body image has to do with our outward appearance, it’s impossible to …

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Busy Bee vs Productivity, There’s A Difference!

If I asked you, “Do you think there is a difference between being busy and being productive?”, what would you respond? There is a common misconception, especially in the workplace, that being busy and being productive are one. As long as one is busy, they may automatically conclude they are being productive. This idea can be seen from the employer’s …

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No Such Thing As “The Perfect Time”

First question, who else is always waiting for the right time? Next question, who else finds themselves waiting forever sometimes (or all the time) for that time to come? A lot of people wait around for the right time to come before they take action. Going back to my second question, many find themselves waiting forever for that time to …

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The Science Of Breaks

Is the “I’ll sleep when I die, when I’m sleeping my competition is working” trend still going, or has everyone agreed with the science that we need to sleep to survive? I think it’s died down now, but the same trend has moved onto breaks! Many of us continue to work non-stop, without taking a second to recover. Are you …

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Motivation for Success: Making Changes Last

Finding the motivation to reach our goals can sometimes feel like finding a needle in a haystack. We know it’s there somewhere…but we just can’t seem to obtain it. To address this issue, health coaches and behavior change specialists often use a method called motivational interviewing.This technique allows individuals to resolve ambivalence toward behavior change and toward reaching their goals. It encourages …

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Vision Boards: Making Your Dreams a Reality

Close your eyes and imagine your ideal life. What do you see? Where are you? Who are you with? What have you accomplished? Here’s another question for you: how are you going to make these dreams a reality? In walks the vision board… Ask me what my favorite part of my bedroom is and I’ll answer you without hesitation: my …

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Resilience: Your New Secret Weapon

Resilience. It’s your ability to recover from difficulties and adverse events. Think of yourself as a human rubber band. When you get stretched out, do you spring back into shape? In other words, when you face trials and tribulations, are you able to recover? Individuals who are resilient bounce back faster than individuals who are not resilient. So the question …

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