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Mix Up Your Daily Routine

Mix Up Your Daily Routine
Tired of the monotony of your daily grind? Feeling a bit bored? Mixing up your daily routine doesn’t mean you have to change every aspect of every second. You really only need to shake up a thing or two each day to feel like you’ve managed to break free. Here are some simple things you can do every day: Take...

Best Ways to Use Your Journal to Reduce Stress

Best Ways to Use Your Journal to Reduce Stress
Most people realize that jotting down their thoughts helps them get out some of the emotions they’ve been feeling. You might take out a notebook when you’re feeling down and start writing about negative events that impacted your day. While this is fine for facing anxiety in many situations, there are some other ways to use your journal to...

3 Songs That Put You in a Happy Mood

3 Songs That Put You in a Happy Mood
You might not always be in the best mood, but music undoubtedly lifts your spirits and makes your moods better. There are three songs you can play to help put yourself in a happier mood, number one being Happy by Pharrell Williams. Clap along.. Katrina & The Waves make plenty of people feel alive when they hear the song, I’m...

Achievable Goals Help You Reach Your Destination

Achievable Goals Help You Reach Your Destination
Most people have dreams and aspirations they want to reach someday. Some are more determined to reach them than others, setting out a plan that details every step of the process. A plan like this is the best method for reaching your destination. You need to set achievable goals along the way that help you get there. Having a goal...

Why You Should Take Me Time Every Day

Why You Should Take Me Time Every Day
Our days become so filled with constant movement and chaos that we often find it difficult to take a second to get away. Weeks filled with nothing but tasks we have to accomplish and no time for breathers often make us overcome with stress and a feeling of disappointment in our lives. Taking me time every day is essential...

Learning to Say No (and Mean It)

Learning to Say No (and Mean It)
No. It’s one of the most powerful words in the English language, yet so many of us (now that we’re adults) are afraid to use it. We feel compelled to please others, desire to help others (to a fault), and simply forget that running ourselves into the ground will ultimately hurt us. It’s time to learn to say it. No. Saying No...

Scheduling Rest Time

Scheduling Rest Time
First, make sure you’re scheduling some daily rest time. You do not need to run non-stop from the time your feet hit the floor in the morning until you crawl back into bed at night. Small breaks during the work day may help you with productivity, but you need a true rest period for self-care each day. This may...

3 Tips for a Legitimately Productive Day

3 Tips for a Legitimately Productive Day
We all want to be productive, but many of us mistake multitasking for productivity and end up slowing ourselves down more than anything else. You’re going to need to slow down, take a step back, and make a couple of changes if you want to become truly productive. Stop Multitasking You’re not good at it. No one is. No one really...

Embrace Your Need for Sleep

Embrace Your Need for Sleep
Most of us view sleep as a time for relaxation - of total shutdown. Truth be told, your body is doing a lot of healing, restoration, and overall processing while you are asleep. This is why it is important for us to get a solid night of sleep on a regular basis. Late nights supplemented by power naps just...

15 Simple Pay It Forward Suggestions

15 Simple Pay It Forward Suggestions
Paying it forward by doing a good deed for someone else, as opposed to a return favor for someone who did something kind for you, is a great way to help spread positivity in the community. It’s up to you to decide if you want your recipient to know you’ve done the good deed or if you’d like to...

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Achievable Goals Help You Reach Your Destination

Achievable Goals Help You Reach Your Destination

Most people have dreams and aspirations they want to reach someday. Some are more determined to reach them than others, setting out a plan...