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Why You Need to Start Showing Up

Why You Need to Start Showing Up

A guest post by Laura Peill. This is a letter to all of those people who are at a place where it is time to start.  At a place where they know, there is a leap coming, or a dive into the unknown, or the need for a change.  Or for the people who have made the leap and...

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6 Ways To Improve Your Bladder Health

6 Ways To Improve Your Bladder Health

This is a guest post by Ren Williams.  The bladder is an overlooked but vital organ in the human body. Often we only think about its health when something goes wrong. But it’s important to look after your bladder now to avoid complications later in life. There are...

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7 Ways Writing Guarantees a Healthy Life

7 Ways Writing Guarantees a Healthy Life

This is a guest post by Frank McKinley.    What do you think about when you hear the word healthy? Maybe you picture someone buff in designer gym clothes pumping iron at the gym. Maybe it’s someone who takes power naps every 3 hours and is always chipper,...

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Living Centerpieces

Living Centerpieces

This is a guest post by Renee Tarantowski Baude. When I look back I can easily see how I was practicing mindfulness.  I didn’t call it that? I used words like centering, peacefulness, beauty and ease.  This is part of a post that I wrote in 2013. Five years ago seems...

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How to Overcome Thinking Distortions | Part 1

How to Overcome Thinking Distortions | Part 1

This is the first in a two-part series on Thinking Distortions by Teresa Colon of WoundedBirdsMinistry.  In this post, we’ll look at what Thinking Distortions are and cover three common ones. In the second post, we’ll cover how to challenge and overcome Thinking...

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3 Ways to Eliminate a  Boatload of Candy

3 Ways to Eliminate a  Boatload of Candy

3 Ways to Eliminate a  Boatload of Candy And, the dentist will thank you Last night the kids got a boatload of candy. They wanted the experience of dressing up and going about with school friends to collect the biggest haul of candy they could get their sugary, grubby...

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6 Life Lessons I Learned Climbing a Mountain

6 Life Lessons I Learned Climbing a Mountain

And, the bigger education on the descent This past weekend my family climbed a mountain. It may have been the Akers family Everest. My husband and I, along with our two daughters, ages 11 and 5 learned a lot about each other and our relationships. We learned about...

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How to Create a Mouthwatering IFTTT App Recipe

How to Create a Mouthwatering IFTTT App Recipe

The IFTTT Recipe You've Gotta Get “There’s an App for that.” The phrase has inundated everyday speech, but it is actually an Apple registered trademark. If you haven’t used the phrase yourself, you have heard it in use, because anyone who has a mobile device knows,...

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