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3 Secrets to Pushing Through the Dip (Before Giving Up)

The dip, explained by Seth Godin in his book The Dip, is the idea that every new project or job starts out with endless amounts of drive, motivation and excitement. r

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5 Simple Habits to Get More Plants into Your Diet

It seems like every day, new information is released that highlights the health benefits of eating less processed foods, and more plants. r

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How To Use Your Power of Communication to Change Your Life

We all lead busy lives, darting from moment to moment and interaction to interaction sometimes without any acknowledgement on the part we play. So it is incredibly important to reasonably reflect on interactions with others. r

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How to Keep Your Goals From Taking Over Your Life

People make goals for all kinds of reasons. Some simply want to feel a sense of personal achievement, while others are trying to discover the meaning of life or make the world a better place. r

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Great Strategies To Improve Your Mental Health Through Writing

Exactly what is mental health? There are probably as many definitions “out there” as there are books and articles written on the subject! r

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The Power of Honesty: Is It Really the Best Policy?

The power of honesty goes beyond the ability to get a job or have your sins forgiven. Honesty is a way of life that provides you with the best policy possible: when you are honest, you don’t have to remember a lie. r