3 Mindfulness Tips to Prevent Your Phone from Blocking REAL Connections

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When I first thought of writing this blog, I didn’t know whether a few mindfulness tips would be enough to combat the ever-growing hold that our smartphones have on us today. The numbers just seemed too steep. Only two years ago in 2016, 77 percent of adults in the U.S. owned a smartphone. Smartphone use seems to begin earlier and earlier, with a whole generation using phones and tablets from as young as three years …

Want These 4 Benefits? Consider a Switch to a Plant-Based Diet Today

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We all know that fruits and veggies are good for us. But did you know that a switch to a plant-based diet can help you fight off sickness, help you lose weight, give you more energy, and make you look and feel pretty darn good? And that’s not even taking into account just how delicious a plant-based diet is. A lot of people don’t realize that their diet has a huge impact on how they feel …

How to Make Positive Changes and Stick to Them

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How to Make Positive Changes and Stick to Them We all have parts of ourselves—habits and passions we’ve formed—that we’d like to grow and allow to flourish. Unfortunately, sometimes these parts of ourselves tend fall to the wayside. As modern men and women, there always seems to be a million other things that need to get done, and stopping to focus on our own self-care seems unimportant in comparison. But taking the time to breathe, …

Start the New Year Right: 5 Ways a Life Coach Can Help

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Start the New Year Right: 5 Ways a Life Coach Can Help It’s the turn of yet another new year! What better time to think about bettering yourself? When you held up your drink at midnight and kissed the loved one beside you, you might have thought about 2018 and how you plan to make it better than last year. Were you unsure of your goals or unclear on how to achieve them? A life …

How to Reclaim Your Mornings: 4 Mindful Tips to Get You Up and At ‘Em and Out the Door Stress-Free

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You know it to be true from your work relationships and your social life—first impressions matter. In my experience, the same concept applies to how we greet the day. Sure, things can happen during work or at lunch to change a perfectly fine day into a day you just want to forget ever happened. You might get a flat tire on the way to an important interview, or you might be late for your big …