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Improving the Quality of Your Relationships

Improving the Quality of Your Relationships

Improving the Quality of Your Relationship: Lose The Cell Phone Already Written by Kory Floyd for Affectionado on October 4, 2013. in  Creative Commons Licensing. The mere presence of mobile devices hurts the quality of your relationship. Many of us have had the frustrating experience of being in the middle of a conversation with someone, only to have that person answer a phone call or respond to a text. It can be discouraging to feel like you’re competing with a cell phone for someone’s attention…and losing. New research shows, however, that a mobile device doesn’t even have to be ringing or buzzing to ... Read More »

Do You Know Your Purpose?

Do You Know Your Purpose?

5 Reasons Most People Never Discover Their Purpose Written by Shelley Prevost for INC on August 29th, 2013. Creative Commons Licensing. Living and working with purpose is a process of self-discovery–and one most of us never let ourselves undergo. “The deepest form of despair is to choose to be another than himself.” Soren Kierkegaard After my last post on How to Know if You’re Working (and Living) with Purpose, I had the opportunity to hear from a handful of readers about their fear that the path they’ve chosen isn’t the right one. We are lured into thinking that the purpose of life equals upward social mobility, ... Read More »

The Truth About Stress

The Truth About Stress

The Real Truth About Stress (Or, Why bubble baths might get you clean, but they aren’t going to cure your stress) Dr. Amy Johnson published this article on her website on 3 Oct 2013. Creative Commons Licensing. “I was on my local news last week talking about stress. The truth about stress, actually. It was a little risky. You know how local news stations love to run stories about coping with stress and raising your stress tolerance? Well, I was sitting down with the health reporter who reports on those things, telling her that coping with stress didn’t work and that a lower stress ... Read More »

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8 Ways to Perfect Your Work-Life Balance

8 Ways to Perfect Your Work-Life Balance

Work-Life Balance and You Written by Ilya Pozin for TNW on August 7, 2013. Creative Commons licensing. Sometimes, busy workdays can feel like a marathon with the finish line still miles away. You enter the office early to find a mountain of work waiting for you, a full inbox, and a calendar blocked out with meetings. It’s no wonder so many employees have grown accustomed to staying late and taking work home. In a recent study by Accenture, work-life balance — ahead of money, recognition, and autonomy — was the key determinant for more than half of men and women in regards to whether ... Read More »

Foods With Benefits:  Vegan Peanut Butter Banana Oat Pancakes

Foods With Benefits: Vegan Peanut Butter Banana Oat Pancakes

Foods with Benefits! Recipe by Kathy for lunchboxbunch.com on June 17, 2012. Creative Commons Licensing. We’re a big fan of delicious foods that also contribute to your overall health and either boost your energy level – or at least don’t detract from it – and are a lot of fun to eat, as well.  We’ll be profiling a wide variety of options.  For today, check out: Kathy’s Vegan Peanut Butter Banana Oat Pancakes Makes 7-8 large pancakes Ingredients: 3-4 Tbsp peanut butter, softened 3 Tbsp rolled oats 3 Tbsp maple or agave syrup 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 1/4 cup ... Read More »

People don't burn out. Machines burn out. It’s only when we treat ourselves as machines by overworking, eating poorly and not getting enough rest that we feel burn out.

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Boost Your Energy with 4 Simple Tips

Boost Your Energy with 4 Simple Tips

4 Powerful Ways To Boost Your Energy Every Day Written by Tamara Lackey for All In One Life on September 13th, 2013. Creative Commons Licensing. There are few things more vital to maintaining and growing joy in one’s life than keeping up one’s energy.  You need it for … like … EVERYTHING. Ever have those days that feel like they just were thrust on you, like they just showed up and snuck in ten extra hours of to-do’s and, as much as you scrambled to keep up, you still left work feeling behind? Oh, and then you get to return ... Read More »

Loneliness is Deadly

Loneliness is Deadly

Loneliness is Deadly Written by Jessica Olien and published on Slate. Creative Commons licensing. “Over the winter I moved from New York City to Portland, Ore. The reasons for my move were purely logical. New York was expensive and stressful. Portland, I reasoned, would offer me the space and time to do my work. Upon arriving, I rented a house and happily went out in search of “my people.” I went to parks, bookstores, bars, on dates. I even tried golfing. It wasn’t that I didn’t meet people. I did. I just felt no connection to any of them. Once social ... Read More »

Five Ways to Manage Stress In A Relationship

Five Ways to Manage Stress In A Relationship

Managing Stress in Relationships Written by Tamara Lackey for All in One Life on July 6th, 2013. Stress is a part of life. We all know that. And it should be a part of life. It’s actually a good thing that we can respond to stressful situations instinctively. If you’re going for a hike in the hills and a mountain lion suddenly appears, you are going to feel stress. Your instincts kick in and take over; and, in multiple ways, your body becomes your mind. Every cell heightens to respond to pure stress. Once the mountain lion disappears, however – ... Read More »

Simple suggestion for a happier heart: get clear on who in your life truly cares about you, and treat them well.

Why Serotonin Can Be Your Best Friend

Why Serotonin Can Be Your Best Friend

Or Why Serotonin Should Be Your New Best Friend Written by Tamara Lackey for All In One Life on July 4th 2013 Whoever your best friend is, they should feel highly threatened by your serotonin – because serotonin should be your best friend. Serotonin is a neuro transmitter, a chemical substance that transmits nerve impulses across nerve cells or neurons.  And it plays a HUGE part in the regulation of mood and anxiety.  In fact, changes in your serotonin can severely effect your mood.  Or, your desire to or not to do things.  Or your outlook on how appealing or unappealing ... Read More »

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