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5 Science-Backed Benefits of Meditation

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“If a person’s basic state of mind is serene and calm, then it is possible for this inner peace to overwhelm a painful physical experience.” ~The Dalai Lama

When I finished graduate school I was a bright-eyed engineer with a …

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Remaining Sane in an Insane World – The Case for Forgiveness

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Research tells us that fear, constant anger, and bitterness can flood your mind and block your ability to access critical

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If Self-Love Seems Difficult, Start with Self-Like

“It’s not your job to like me. It’s mine.” ~Byron Katie

Self-love is a word that gets used a lot. Overused, in fact.

The pressures and associations around the phrase “self-love” are immense. At school, we actually tore apart girls …

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The Self Improvement Show: Magic, Miracles and Martinis

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If you are unhappy, struggling through one challenge after another, and feeling disconnected from everyone, you are not alone. Regardless of

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How High Expectations Can Lead to Disappointment, Depression, and Anxiety

“Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.” ~Alexander Pope

I was sitting on the couch in my bedroom, at sunset, looking at the trees outside my window. I felt a profound sadness, frustration, disappointment, and …

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Why The Old Adage “Enjoy Every Moment” May Be More Harmful Than Helpful

“In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.” ~Francis Bacon

One phrase my husband and I have heard often since becoming new parents—heck, since I was still waddling my way through my last …

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Five Ways Yoga Increases Your Productivity

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Yoga is an ancient practice, mostly originating in the east but over the past few years has been gaining a

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Do you Dare to Achieve? Guest: Aaron Peterson

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Dare to Achieve If you own your own business would you be interested in a program that helped your employees

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How To Not Be Selfish In A Conversation

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While having a conversation with someone, do you ever find yourself crafting your response instead of listening to what the

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“Living Well in the Digital Age” Guest: Steven Keller

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On Thursday’s Show Steven Keller and I will talk about living well in the digital age. Most people want to

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