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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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Simple Ways to Boost Your Immune System

With cold and flu season well underway, it’s always good to have a strong immune system to stay as healthy as possible. Did you know there are some simple things you can do to support your immune system?  Here are a few helpful tips to keep in mind. Sing in the car –...

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Selective Inputs

I’ve been consistently lifting weights for close to a decade and one thing I’ve noticed about people who lift weights is that they’re very selective about what goes into their bodies. In terms of diets, there are a gazillion Internet articles, Instagram experts and...

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How To Get Over Being Sick

It happens to almost all of us – flu season comes around and wham - you’re laid low with some super nasty bug that turns you into a snarfy, coughing, fevered mess. It’s just part of the human experience, but naturally you want to feel better as soon as possible. Aside...

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Stop Talking

“Emotional entrainment is the heart of influence.” -Daniel Goleman We live in a culture that is constantly pushing answers at us all day long. No sooner do you share something troubling you with a friend when that friend is offering all sorts of advice, sometimes...

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A Beauty Role Model

This winter I've kicked off my reading list with something very special - two books about a historical force in beauty. Her name was Helena Rubinstein and she was one of the world's first cosmetic entrepreneurs. She started with a simple face cream and from there she...

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The Best Thing For Your Skin

Every day the skincare landscape grows ever more crowded and complicated. New companies spring up constantly with complex skincare systems, some of which you’d need an hour each day to properly apply as well as a Science Ph.D. to figure out. But does it really need to...

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A Simple Tip for Soft Hands

Have you noticed at nail salons they tend to offer manicures at different levels? Like for a lower price they will do a basic manicure. Or for a bit more they will include a scrub and massage. The highest one has all of that plus maybe a paraffin dip and glass of...

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