6 Unexpected Ways Exercise Improves Your Mental health

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Jack LaLanne, nicknamed the Godfather of modern fitness, exercised until the day before he died at 96. He once said, “Exercise is the catalyst. That’s what makes everything happen: your digestion, your elimination, your sex life, your skin, hair, everything about you depends on circulation.”

Well, many people hit the gym or go outdoors (for cycling, jogging, and swimming) because exercise improves their heart rate, pumps more blood to the brain, builds muscles,

How To Live Every Day Like A Miracle

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Are you waiting for your dreams to come true?

Do you await that one day in the far future when you can start living the life that’s possible for you?

Have a bucket list filled with your deepest desires?

Most likely, you have a long list of things you want to experience and accomplish some day.

However… that someday may never come.

If you spend your life working at an unfulfilling job,

How To Crush Procrastination Forever

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Let me guess.

You are brilliant and have many ideas that could make you money and help you to fulfill your dreams, but when you start doing something, you rarely finish it.

Chances are you often become fired up by perceived outcomes only to end up not taking any action towards fulfilling your purpose because you feel overwhelmed.

You wonder, what’s going wrong – perhaps maybe because you’re not self-disciplined enough.

How To Make Your Own Luck And Love Your Life

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Isn’t that just your luck?

Another year of no opportunities.

Another year of Lady Luck bypassing your door.

Another year of the same old same old…nothing.

Some people just seem to attract good fortune. Once in a lifetime opportunities fall from the sky into their laps.

Some people just have all the luck.

Or do they?

Can it really be that some people are just born lucky?

How To Embrace Change And Find Peace Of Mind

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Everything is in a state of change.

Of flux.

And this non-permanence can seem unsettling, scary even.

And that’s natural, we all crave some degree of certainty.

But the more we cling to the allusion of certainty and resist the reality of constant change, the harder it is to find peace of mind.

Stania Melnychenko, a Munich based filmmaker and John Doan, a martial arts,

5 Simple Steps To Know Calm

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Calmness is the cradle of power
Josiah Gilbert Holland

Some people amaze me.

They smile in the midst of the biggest challenges, breathe into both joy and struggle, and dance during whatever song is being played, as if the rhythm of life asks no less of them.

They are simply calm.

We all want to be those people. We all want to know what it feels like to not automatically lose it when the going gets tough.

How To Improve Your Day With Yoga And Meditation

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Let’s face it.

Meditation is an incredible way to carve out a more peaceful mind.

And yoga teaches you how to breathe deeply and love living in your body.

Both help to improve your day immeasurably.

Indeed, a daily meditation habit is proven to decrease stress, improve sleep, and diminish anxiety.

But many of us feel like we’re anxious, too busy,

5 Simple Tips To Live A Joyful Life

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Our house sits at the end of a long, straight country road in a semi-rural area.

Every morning on my way out for the day, I pass one of our neighbors who walks the road after her child boards the school bus. I can see her from a half mile away walking towards my end of the road (and I know she can see me too).

I get ready to offer the same smile and wave that I extend at our passing each morning.

These 8 Gratitude Habits Will Transform Your Life

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Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.”
~ Marcus Tullius Cicero

You’ve heard it so many times before.

The importance of gratitude, that is.

Maybe you’re wondering “What’s the big deal, anyway?”

Let me ask you a question. If there was a pill that, if taken just once,

9 Experts Share The Secret To Their Amazing Creativity

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How often do you manage it?

That amazing creative flow.

The one that electrifies, excites and exhausts you all at once. That  leaves you out of breath even though you’re sitting down at your laptop.

It’s like your fingers have their own story they’re desperate to get down.

Ideas form effortlessly. Words fly onto the screen. Creative genius fills your page.

You feel incredibly satisfied, creatively gratified.