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6 Easy Ways to Get Started with Self-Improvement

How does attitude impact well-being? Think of the phrase “actions speak louder than words.” Small yet positive actions can make a big difference. When it comes to taking control of self-improvement, the same concept applies. There are small things we can…

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Tips for Getting Started with a Morning Routine

Mornings are not easy, especially if you have to wake up early, but as the saying goes, “the early bird catches the worm.” In fact, some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs including Mark Zuckerberg, Simon Cowell and Tory Burch start each day…

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Cautious Joy: My Journey Through Pregnancy After Miscarriage

With my first baby, everything about pregnancy felt easy. My husband and I decided we wanted to start a family and just like that, we were looking at two pink lines on a pregnancy test. I was sick exactly one…

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Breathe This Way: Four Simple Ways to Relax in Less Than 10 Minutes

All day and night we are inhaling and exhaling. But if you’re like most people, you probably rarely take the time to pay attention to your breath. Focusing on your breath can help you feel less stressed, calmer and more…

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Traditions May Be the Secret to Happiness During the Holidays

When you think of the holidays, chances are there are specific moments that you just couldn’t imagine the season without. Continuing long-held holiday traditions, such as making Grandma’s famous casserole recipe, playing Trivial Pursuit on Christmas Eve, watching A Christmas…

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6 Things Everyone Should Do in Their Sixties

Your sixties—and the decades that follow—can be some of the best years of your life. You’ve retired (or are wrapping up your career), your kids have moved out of the house and are starting lives of their own and you…

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Gobalization has made many traditional images universal. My hypothesis is that such images bcome regionalized by local designers. What makes this Frosty seem Japanese, other than being seen in Japan? Spotted at Santica, Sannomiya, Kobe underground. iPhone 3. IMG_0566.

Joy to the World: Dealing With Seasonal Depression During the Holidays

For some people, this time of year is far from festive. The change in seasons can bring on symptoms of depression, and a lack of energy and enthusiasm. This can be caused by many things: shorter hours of sunlight, expectations…

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How to Raise Kids Who Give Back

In a world where selfies reign supreme, it can be difficult to raise kids who prioritize looking outside themselves to give to and help others. However, helping children understand the importance of giving is a very worthy goal. In fact,…

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Tips for Dealing with Difficult People at Work

We’ve all had experiences getting along better with some co-workers than others. But what happens when a person’s attitude or behavior starts to drive you crazy at work? Common behaviors of difficult people in the workplace include: Constantly being on their cell…

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