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5 things I Know Now & Wish I’d Learned in My 30’s

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When we are running around in our 30’s and on, getting older is something that most people dread. But what if instead of getting worse, life got better in many ways? Here are 5 things I wish I knew earlier on.

 

     1. Your Happiness Increases

If you think that the happiest years are when you are younger, and after that everything goes downhill, that’s something we are used to seeing in the culture, but it is not the way life plays out. Research based on the...

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Revealed: How Authenticity Can Transform Your Life and Happiness

Is authenticity the fast track to happiness? What does it even mean to be your authentic self? To me, it is that your outward actions and how you show up in the world are aligned with who you are on the inside. And by the inside, I mean your inner essence, your true nature, who you were born to be. One of my favorite quotes is “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”  Mahatma Gandhi.

 

Yes, it’s a tall order,...

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How to Make New Friends: Even When Life Changes

There are stages in life when making friends is easy – school years, then as parents when our children are growing up, or in a work environment. Friendship is important. We all know that, but why? “A review of 38 studies found that adult friendships, especially high-quality ones that provide social support and companionship, significantly predict well-being and can protect against mental health issues such as depression and anxiety—and those benefits persist across...

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How to Find Joy Every Day: 5 Secrets for a Happier New Year

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While so many start a new phase or a new year with resolutions, it can be a setup for disappointment. Don't do it! Here are some practical pathways to set you up for more freedom, focus and joy. Not only are they straightforward and easy, they’ll give an instant boost and set you up for a happier and more meaningful year. Let’s dive in: 

 

1.     Unsubscribe: to all the subscriptions you no longer are interested in. If you...

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How to End The Year With Positivity :)

Even if you’ve had a challenging year, (and who hasn’t) the end of the year is an opportunity to position yourself in the best way possible for the year ahead. Here are a few ways to wrap up the year equipped with greater awareness, presence and clarity. Who couldn't use some more of that?

 

Reflect on how much you’ve already achieved, and how far you have come. Reflect on the effort you’ve put in, the strength you’ve shown, and the subtle moments of grace...

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How to Control Negative Thoughts

Have you ever felt that even if it was your intention to be more positive and grateful in life, those negative thoughts have a way of sneaking in? Whether it's ruminating on a past disappointments, or getting down on yourself for not having it all “together,” whether imposter syndrome is barging in, or there’s just a nagging sense of the unknown, you’re not alone. We live in stressful times. So today I want to give you 6 ways to reset your mind, and get back...

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How to De-Stress the Holidays

On one hand, holidays are a time of excitement, togetherness, and opportunities to make memories. On the other hand, they can be intense, challenging and in some cases, triggering. Here are some ways to make it through and come out smiling on the other side!

 

1.     Decide in advance: look over your calendar, and figure in all the prep time you will need for last minute gifts, meals, shopping for meals, airport pickups, and all the little things that come up. Say no...

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How to Help Parents Dealing with Loneliness

If you have parents that are getting older, there may be new issues that you both have to deal with. Have you ever noticed that their world may become smaller when friends and family move away? There can be issues of all kinds from mobility to illness, to feelings of isolation. They may feel that their independence is being taken away, and you may feel the added responsibility of caring not only for their needs, but their happiness. I can remember when my sister and I had to take the car keys...

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7 Ways to Get Happier as We Get Older

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This culture, in general, has a deeply rooted fear of getting older. Think about what’s been ingrained forever in fairy tales, movies, social media, and the way we see ourselves. The good news is that this is changing. Growing older is inevitable, (if we’re LUCKY enough to have that opportunity), and it really doesn’t have to be a negative experience. In fact, it can be an opportunity to deepen connections with ourselves and others, to try new things, and experience more...

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Improving Relationships in a Charged Environment

The world we live in today is full of challenges, conflicts, and polarization. We are constantly exposed to news, social media, and opinions that can trigger our emotions, beliefs, and biases. The good news is that there are ways to improve our relationships and hold onto our own peace even as the world is getting more intense. Here are 5 tips to manage your own mental health, grow inner peace, and experience better connections.

Relationships can be an important source of support, comfort,...

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