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 Accomplish Your Goals: 3 Tips to Help You Be an Achiever

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If you want to learn how to accomplish your goals, consider this—your brain craves routine, even when the routine you’ve created for yourself is unhealthy. I’ve worked with many people who want to set and accomplish their goals, and one thing I’ve noticed is that it doesn’t really matter how big or how small the goal is: if you want to accomplish something, you’ve got to focus on the process and tweak it to suit …

3 Tips to Improve Your Work-Life Balance

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3 Tips to Improve Your Work-Life Balance Wake up well-rested on Monday at 5:00 in the morning. Go for a run. Eat a healthy breakfast. Shower. Spend an hour getting ready for work. Walk out the door by 8:00. Work with positivity and productive energy until 12:30. Eat the salad and fruit you prepped on Sunday for the week. Finish the day strong at 5:30. Come home. Cook dinner and spend time with the family. …

Can a Plant-Based Diet Help Lower Stress?

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A plant-based diet is an excellent way to stay healthy and manage weight, but did you know that it can do more than that? Stress is not just contingent on external factors like problems at work—your diet affects how you’re feeling, too! Whole foods contain essential vitamins and minerals in their natural state, and if you’re trying to reduce your stress levels, it is critical that your body gets these nutrients. Think of it this …