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12 Habits for 2019

One of my mentors, the entrepreneur Jesse Itzler had a unique recommendation late last year. He pointed out how much of our life experience lies in our daily habits, and wouldn't it be fun to pick one habit a month to pursue? That way, by the end of the year we'd all...

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How To Slow Your Aging

It's like that commercial says, life comes at you fast. The older you get the faster it seems to come. It's disturbing sometimes how a holiday can arrive and it feels like we just celebrated that last month instead of 365 days ago. I try to counteract this in a few...

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Your Stop Doing List

Many years ago I worked for an international food corporation doing product publicity. Our department shared a floor with the Consumer Response department and we would sometimes have meetings with them. One day, a team member shared that she had received a call from a...

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Seize The Night

One of the best books I've read so far this year is The 8 Hour Sleep Paradox by Mark Burhenne. Burhenne is a dentist who specializes in sleep medicine and among the things I learned from him are: 1. How crazy it is that we all work so hard to stay healthy, giving...

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Brown Eyeliner For Spring

As spring unfurls her splendor, a softer look beckons. Lately I've been drawn to using brown eyeliner vs. black because it defines and emphasizes in a more subtle way than black. Don't get me wrong, black can be ay-may-zing, but if you haven't explored brown you're...

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How to Grow Your Lashes

No matter what culture you’re from or what age you are, there is no one who doesn’t find long, thick eyelashes attractive. That’s why mascara has been a beauty staple going back to Egyptian times. Even today there are false lashes, lash perms and even lash extensions...

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A Morning Timesaver

For those of you who wear makeup, have you ever added up all the time you spend opening and closing each individual makeup item you wear? Odds are it’s not insignificant if you count foundation, concealer, blush, eyeshadows, eyeliner, mascara, lip liner and lipstick....

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Fall in Love with the Process

Sometimes we set ourselves up for failure and don't even know it.  For example, how many times have you changed your behavior to achieve a certain result like losing 10 pounds, only to backslide once you reached your goal and wind up back where you started?  Many of...

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12 Winning Habits

While a year is a long time, it goes by quickly, especially as you get older. People often say “the days drag, the years fly,” to describe how many of us experience time. Recently I discovered a new way to incorporate self-improvement tasks into a year that allows for...

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What Is Bulletproof Coffee?

Have you heard about bulletproof coffee? Maybe you’ve seen it listed on a coffeeshop menu, or perhaps your friends or family members were talking about it. Bulletproof coffee is simply coffee that’s been blended at high speed with certain fats, usually butter and MCT...

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Jack LaLanne and the Two Things He Asked of God

Before he became an iconic fitness and health expert known as the "Godfather of Fitness," Francois Henri "Jack" LaLanne was a sickly teenager who suffered from so many maladies, he preferred to remain a shut-in in his mother's basement.   In her despair,...

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Simplify Your Morning Routine

Ah morning – the colorful sunrise, the promise of a fresh day ahead, the refreshment of a full night’s sleep. These elements can be part of a routine morning but for many, their day starts feeling sleepy, rushed, chaotic and stressed. If you’re ready to uplevel your...

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