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Formula for Success

Formula for Success

Do you have what it takes to get what you want? The winners in life know the rules of the game and have a plan. Whether you want to begin a new career, shed pounds or find the love of your life, consider these characteristics which Dr. Phil says are common to people who succeed: Have a vision. Champions get what they want because they know what they want. They have a vision that keeps them motivated and efficiently on…

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Stop Letting Your Feelings Color Your Thoughts

Stop Letting Your Feelings Color Your Thoughts

Imagine getting into a political discussion with someone who is highly passionate about their beliefs. If the conversation is a good one, those beliefs will likely, at some point, come under question. If their emotional PH is high enough, they’ll interpret that as not only their ideas being threatened, but their identities too. Soon, you’re not having a conversation anymore, but a back-and-forth defense match. It’s not about listening, it’s about being right. You reach for over-generalizations, they argue with…

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What Are the Building Blocks of a Good Life?

What Are the Building Blocks of a Good Life?

These 5 elements can change your life for the better. I spent years studying damage, deficit and dysfunction in the human mind. I don’t remember once in my training hearing the words “joy,” “awe” or “wellbeing.” We talked about “happiness” but only in a negative sense. During a manic phase of bipolar illness, patients may experience excessive happiness. The diagnostic criterion of mania includes a persistently elevated or expansive mood and inflated self-esteem. This is a bad thing. It has…

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10 Words Everyone Should Live By

10 Words Everyone Should Live By

BY DR. LAWRENCE ROSEN     JULY 10, 2013  I’ve noticed a trend in wellness circles. Whether in my work with patients or in my yoga classes, I keep coming across the same words. On a given day, one might be the theme of a dharma talk or a TED Talk video someone mentioned to me. (Or, as was the case one strange morning, the same word was featured in both.) I am sure the universe is sending me messages,…

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11 Ways to Become a Better, More Positive You

11 Ways to Become a Better, More Positive You

“We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.” – Buddha Life can be very challenging. With constant demands being placed on our time, it can feel like life is happening to us, not for us. We can get caught up and allow other people and events to run our day, sometimes missing out on opportunities for ourselves. But, there is a solution to this…

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7 Exercises That Train Your Brain to Stay Positive

7 Exercises That Train Your Brain to Stay Positive

As a daily positive thinker,  life’s distractions, negative people, and other external “brain drainers” can leave you faced with challenges to conquer. The good part is, you can learn to train your brain to help stay positive when times are tough. Try these 7 tips to help train your brain to stay positive: 1. Daily Gratitude “Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.” – Henry Ward Beecher Place your journal, a pad and pen or your phone…

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10 Words Everyone Should Live By

10 Words Everyone Should Live By

BY DR. LAWRENCE ROSEN     JULY 10, 2013  I’ve noticed a trend in wellness circles. Whether in my work with patients or in my yoga classes, I keep coming across the same words. On a given day, one might be the theme of a dharma talk or a TED Talk video someone mentioned to me. (Or, as was the case one strange morning, the same word was featured in both.) I am sure the universe is sending me messages,…

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8 Simple Ways To Lead A More Blissful Life

8 Simple Ways To Lead A More Blissful Life

BY MONICA COULTER     AUGUST 1, 2014 Are you living each day with vitality and enthusiasm? Or are you just getting by, painfully stuck in the status quo? It’s normal to get bogged down with life’s details, but it’s also important to make happiness a priority. Consider the following simple tips if you’re looking for an emotional tuneup: 1. Make friends with your past and find the lesson in the pain. Offer love and forgiveness to yourself at every…

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7 Exercises That Train Your Brain to Stay Positive

7 Exercises That Train Your Brain to Stay Positive

by Power of Positivity    June 2nd, 2014  As a daily positive thinker,  life’s distractions, negative people, and other external “brain drainers” can leave you faced with challenges to conquer. The good part is, you can learn to train your brain to help stay positive when times are tough. Try these 7 tips to help train your brain to stay positive: 1. Daily Gratitude     “Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.” – Henry Ward Beecher Place your…

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6 Easy Ways to Take Your Health Into Your Own Hands

6 Easy Ways to Take Your Health Into Your Own Hands

Jordyn Cormier    May 11, 2014 Being healthy can be a cryptic concept. Does it mean going to the doctor yearly? Exercising? Eating your apple each day? Going gluten-free? It may be hard to navigate all of the information (and misinformation) out there, but in truth, getting healthy is simpler than you think. Yes, it takes hard work and effort, but here are 6 easy ways to take your health into your own hands. Food is medicine. Start thinking of your…

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