Sometimes, we get so busy with our lives that we forget to just stop, be still, and focus inward. It seems, especially in the summer months, there are just too many things to do, too many people to see, that we can needlessly tire ourselves out.

 

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Procrastinating may seem the easy way out in the short term, but really, it just prolongs the inevitable. We procrastinate about issues we don’t want to face or tasks we don’t want to perform. The problem is the longer you wait, the harder it is for you to confront the issues or complete the tasks. Instead of thinking about the situation just once, and resolving it, it festers in your mind. How much time and energy do you waste thinking and dreading the task or issue at hand, instead of just dealing with it immediately and moving on?

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Don’t Worry, Be Happy!

July 18, 2013

I won’t break out in song and dance, but there’s a lot behind this simple phrase: Don’t Worry, Be Happy! How many of us spend so much of our waking hours worried about something? How much energy do we expend thinking and being overly concerned about someone?

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Be Kind To Yourself!

July 8, 2013

How often are you your own worst enemy? Do you judge yourself harshly? Do you come down on yourself when you think you’ve made a “mistake?” Please don’t! Love yourself enough to be kind to yourself.

 

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One of the ways to reduce stress is to get a good night’s sleep. If you want to be at your best during your waking hours, getting a good night’s sleep must be a priority in your life. In fact, one of the most important components in staying healthy is to sleep well. For most of us, that means getting a minimum of seven and a half hours of sleep—that’s seven and a half hours of uninterrupted, deep, restful sleep.

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Do you want something so badly that you think you’ll absolutely die if you don’t get it? Have you ever thought you couldn’t go on with life if someone you’re in love with doesn’t return your love? If you answer yes to both of these questions, you are very attached to the outcome. And by being so attached to the outcome, you may not get what you so fervently desire. Let me explain.

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