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5 Habits That Keep You From Making The Most Of Your Time

5 Habits That Keep You From Making The Most Of Your Time

Unfortunately, in an effort to get as much done as possible, it can be too easy to resort to counterproductive tactics that actually get in the way of completing your work. So, see if you’re using any of these 5 habits that actually make you less productive: r

3 Secrets That Children Can Teach Us About Successfully Creating

3 Secrets That Children Can Teach Us About Successfully Creating

So, what are the things we can learn from kids in order to keep our creative muscle energized and in shape? Here are three habits to incorporate into your daily life: r

3 Ways To Find The Eye Of Your Hurricane

3 Ways To Find The Eye Of Your Hurricane

Does it ever feel like you are living in the midst of a hurricane with 150 mph winds? Over the last year, my life has often felt like I have been swept into a Stage 5 hurricane, as both of my children are dealing with very challenging illnesses and it has been deeply painful for this “mother’s heart.” r

7 Ways To Tell If You're Losing Yourself In Your Relationship

7 Ways to Tell if You’re Losing Yourself in Your Relationship

It’s not easy…­­

Not all relationships make us feel like we’re living in a fairy tale.

In fact, relationships can be hard. Real hard. r

3 Things You Can Do Today To Be A Real Leader

3 Things You Can Do Today To Be a Leader

To be a leader today is challenging, we get distracted by phones, news and even relationships. Want to be a better leader? Check out these three tips! r

5 Ways To Cope With Envy

5 Ways To Cope With Envy

You know that feeling when someone you know just got a promotion and suddenly you feel a pain in your chest. Or a fellow blogger just got his novel published and out of nowhere you have a headache. r