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My 2018 Intentions + How You Can Set Powerful, Positive Intentions Of Your Own

My 2018 Intentions + How You Can Set Powerful, Positive Intentions Of Your Own

We are just about two weeks now into the New 2018 Year. So I thought I would check-in and see how it is going so far for ya? Did you commit to certain resolutions? Have some of them already fallen to the wayside? Are you feeling centered and empowered with a clear vision for your life this year, or are you feeling overwhelmed?

There isn't a right answer here, but it was something that I wanted to bring up now that some of the New Year energy that always surrounds January 1st has begun to fade, and the realities of daily life are setting in.

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Stop Surviving Winter and Start Thriving: How I Learned To Beat The "Winter Blues" And enjoy Winter

Stop Surviving Winter and Start Thriving: How I Learned To Beat The "Winter Blues" And enjoy Winter

I've said it before and I'll say it again, winter in New England is a mindset...not a season.

If you live anywhere in the world with harsh winters, you will 100% understand what I mean, and honestly I hope that we can open up a discussion about the very negative mindset that tends to overcome societies during winter, and the very real "winter blues" or seasonal depression that so many people struggle silently with.

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How To Manage Feelings of Guilt Around The Holidays

How To Manage Feelings of Guilt Around The Holidays

The holidays are such a fun time of year, but they also come with a lot of emotions...especially when it comes to food. For many the holidays can be overwhelming with many social obligations and parties with lots of alcohol and other more indulgent foods that you may not be used to eating.

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5 Steps to Creating a More Compassionate Life

5 Steps to Creating a More Compassionate Life

There is a reason why the foundation of all religions is rooted in compassion and love. In the Buddhist tradition, compassion and love are viewed as two parts of a while. Compassion is the wish for another to be free from sadness and suffering, and love is wanting another person to have happiness. Both compassion and love are viewed in Buddhist teaching as the key to a happier and more successful life, and world. 

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Focus on the tough spots

Focus on the tough spots

I think it is human nature to tend to want to go easier as things get harder. But why is that? Why is it such a mental challenge to stay in the game? To push our selves further then we thought we could go? Recently a friend and I were talking about Yoga and she told me that a lot of times she gets discouraged during Yoga classes due to the number of balance positions your average Yoga class contains.

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