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8 Benefits of Setting Boundaries

Posted by zcsirkin on  June 28, 2016

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Category: Life Lessons, Self Care
Nobody—not the President, not Superman, and not you—can be everything to everyone. It just isn’t possible. Simply put, you have to set limits for yourself and others. Being a people-pleaser is not only exhausting but also self-defeating. If you take on too much of other people’s responsibility while ignoring your responsibility to your mental and physical health, you are sure to burn out very quickly. “No” should be in your vocabulary, and you should not

How to Be More Mindful Every Day

Posted by zcsirkin on  May 23, 2016

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Category: Life Lessons, Self Care
You may be familiar with the term “mindfulness.” There is no doubt that it is becoming more and more prevalent due to a number of factors, including popular bloggers and podcasters singing the praises of mindfulness. To back that up, a number of founders and CEOs of popular companies have also come out to state their desires to be more mindful when they are interviewed. Whether it’s a new clinical trial session or popping up

5 Expectations that Keep You from Seeking a Bold Life

Posted by zcsirkin on  April 18, 2016

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Category: Life Lessons, Self Care
We’ve all heard it said before— good things happen to those who wait. We were told so often growing up that patience is a virtue, and it certainly is in most situations, but not when it comes to getting what we want from life. Many of us become complacent in our routines. We get comfortable at work and think that opportunities will present themselves to us when the time comes. In our love lives, too,

It’s Never Too Late to Look Great and Feel Good!

Posted by zcsirkin on  March 8, 2016

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Category: Life Lessons, Self Care
Staying healthy and fit as you age is not a myth. Many of us fall prey to that feeling of hopelessness that states: the more we age, the less we can do to improve our bodies. As energy levels drop over the years and a constant nagging fatigue becomes the norm, it’s easy to get comfortable with this outlook. On the contrary, we shouldn’t feel that much less youthful than those people that are 10

A Vibrant Mind is the Path to a Vibrant Life

Posted by zcsirkin on  February 27, 2016

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Category: Life Lessons, Self Care
In a world where stress, bad health, and unhappiness are running rampant, it is important to take a moment to focus on one of the most important things guiding our lives: our mindsets. Our mindset determines the outset of our lives. A vibrant mind is the path to a vibrant life. Setting an intention in your mind is the first step to the life you want to live. An important part of that intention is