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How to Eat Healthy While on Vacation

So you’ve decided to go on vacation, and perhaps you've taken a look at some french riviera vacation rentals and booked your time away. Now what? Chances are you’ve also been on a bit of a diet, trying to eat healthy, as you wish to look and feel good while you’re away. But how can you stick to your healthy diet when you’re on vacation, and resist all those delicious temptations you’re going to be faced with? It's easier than you think.... Read More...

How to Quit Your Day Job and Do What You Love

I was working a corporate job as a marketing manager for a high-end real estate law firm in Newport Beach, California, good money, but all I had was the vaguest notion there was something more out there than what I was living - something that would fulfill me professionally, give me more autonomy, and pay for some of the good things in life. I suppose I just wanted to be the one steering my boat, as it were, and not have someone else at the wheel. So I quit my day job.... Read More...

How to Cope with Grief When You Lose Someone You Love

No doubt, we’ll all lose someone we feel like we can’t live without, and our hearts will be badly broken. Our souls will weep, and no matter what we do, there will be no way to control the hurt. Grief becomes a scar on the part of our soul that survives. In a lot of cases, we will probably never completely get over the loss of this person. But there might be elements of good news in that loss. It's like having a broken leg that never heals correctly—it still hurts when the weather gets cold, but you learn to dance with the limp.... Read More...

How to Make Time For Self-Care No Matter How Busy You Are

Busy life often leaves no time for self-care to unwind and de-stress. Half of us are running on an empty tank, stretching ourselves too thin which affects our work, our relationships, and our overall well-being. But guess what, as silly as it sounds, we can't pour from an empty cup and truly be there for others when we can't even take care of our needs. Failing to give yourself the attention you deserve can cause a lot of problems in the long run. However, it does not have to be this way, since you can always make time for self-care.... Read More...

How to Get a Better Night’s Sleep

When you can't get to fall asleep easily or fail to sleep through the night, all the tossing and turning means you get up feeling tired and usually, let's face it, in a very bad mood! The causes of disrupted sleep are endless, including undiagnosed sleep apnea, poor sleeping posture, trying to sleep at the wrong time, or environmental issues. It’s important to get to the bottom of the root causes, otherwise, too many nights sleeping fitfully will begin to have a deleterious effect on mood, alertness, and productivity. Let’s look at how you can get a better night’s sleep.... Read More...

How to De-Stress With Some Fun Activities

Stress negatively impacts our lives. While time helps stress pass, there are fun activities that can help alleviate stress much quicker. These activities will help with stress management and make tough situations a lot easier. Whether alone or with friends, there are certain things you can do that will improve your mental health. Having fun whilst recharging your batteries will help you achieve your goals in life as you embrace the peace of mind that comes with fun activities. ... Read More...

It’s Time to Put Emotional Fitness on The Curriculum

I often worry about the younger generation and all the pollution they have to take care of. The seas, the air, the digital landscape: nothing is easy about navigating those issues, and we still don’t teach resilience, mental strength and emotional strategies at schools – right where they SHOULD be taught. Emotional fitness is your best armor against all of life’s challenges. When you’re emotionally fit, there’s nothing that can throw you off course because you’ve cultivated the inner-strength to block difficulties from infiltrating your mission and affecting your purpose.... Read More...

5 Effective Ways to Boost Your Emotional Resilience

Emotional resilience is that indefatigable quality that allows us to adapt to challenging, stressful or unforeseen circumstances and bounce back, rather than fall apart. It’s what enables some people to persevere in the face of significant setbacks and roll with the punches, while others fall at the first hurdle. Think of it as both a preventative and protective mental armor.... Read More...

5 Amazing Places You Have to See in Sardinia

One of the great perks of living and traveling in Europe is that you can hop on a plane and be wherever you need to be in a matter of a couple of hours which is always handy when you live in a bustling city like London and crave a change of scenery now and then. And so one evening, after a particularly hectic week, I knew I needed a break; I've opened Google Maps and stared onto Mediterranean sea for a reason unknown to me. What caught my glimpse was Sardinia. I knew next to nothing about Sardinia, yet heard a lot of great things about this island; I wanted to learn more. And so before the dust settles in, I've decided to sit down and share the fantastic experience of visiting Sardinia. Enjoy!... Read More...

How to Overcome Risk Aversion in Life

What makes people prone to risk aversion in life? Recently I was speaking to a friend, in her early 40s, who commented that she gets older, the more she's scared of taking a risk. She figured that she has MORE to lose now, and the thought of doing something bold, like quitting her job, following her dreams, or taking bigger actions just became more and more daunting. And it's a common complaint. We refer to people who are young as 'young, free and single,' and we tell them to 'do it while you can.' But it's not a complaint I agree with.... Read More...

4 Ways to Save Time on Your Morning Coffee Routine

Most of the time-saving tips that you will encounter on the web revolve around how you should avoid making your cup of coffee yourself and instead be a regular customer at your local coffee shop. But what if you still want to make coffee at home? Avoiding the potentially long line could save you time on its own. Here are the top four ways to save time on your morning coffee routine.... Read More...

This Phrase Will Help You Overcome all Your Fears

Our desire to protect ourselves can be both our strength and growing edge, at the same time. My fear is my strength when it acts as an inner safety manager and allows me to protect myself from people and situations that might hurt me. My fear becomes my growing edge when I permit it to keep me from making career and personal choices that are life-giving. Our fear can serve us well in life, as long as we don’t let it control all our decisions.... Read More...

Why There Is No Other Place On Earth Like Sydney

Sydney is not only a city – it is an idea. It is a goal. Its infrastructure is something to look up to and its breathtaking cityscape is a place people from all over the world aspire to live in. Few cities in the world are as diverse, exciting, bustling yet spacious as Sydney is. It’s a destination I fall in love with every time I get a chance to visit. If you’ve never been to Sydney and yearn to find out why it is a place like no other, here are a few things you should know.... Read More...

Navigating the Quarter-Life Crisis & How to Make Smart Career Choices

If you are in your 20s and you find yourself feeling hopeless, depressed, frustrated and in a way clueless about what you should be doing with your life, you might be going through a quarter-life crisis. According to The Guardian, around 86% of millennials feel insecure, disappointed, and lonely. This is why the feeling you’re having is – unfortunately – nothing unusual. However, there are things you could do that might help you deal with the crisis, especially with the part about your career. So, if you feel like you could use some help getting through this period, here are a couple of things you should know.... Read More...

5 Easy, Proven Ways to Relieve Your Work-Related Stress

It doesn’t matter who you are - a successful business leader, a factory worker, a homeworker, a politician, a famous celebrity, or the person who delivers the mail - we all get stressed, and it’s pretty much on a daily basis. Whether you’re trying to organize the kid’s summer camp or global disarmament talks with rogue nations, it can be the trigger that sends your own personal world into a tailspin. If you let it.... Read More...

One Simple Reason WHY Most People Never Get What They Want

Your dream job. Financial freedom. More awesome mates. A great relationship. Location independence. A drop-dead healthy and stunning body. World peace. I don't think many people would complain about being able to tick off the above list of accomplishments from their bucket list...but the percentage of people that have them is few, and having ALL of them, even fewer!... Read More...

6 Home Remedies for Sinus Infection that Work

A nasty sinus infection can be one of the most debilitating conditions out there. It’s not only about the congested airways and the discomfort in your nose. For many people, a sinus infection also means crippling headaches and a pretty bleak outlook. We are talking about a few days in which you cannot really do anything, and that leave you drained and weak. But with the help of a few natural home remedies proven to work, it doesn’t have to be this way. ... Read More...

5 Reasons Limiting Screen-Time Will Benefit Your Health

In this day and age, nearly all aspects of our lives are digitalized. Everything must be recorded, Snapchatted, tweeted or Instagrammed. People are even obsessed with sharing pictures of the food they eat at restaurants (they won’t even touch their food without getting a picture.) It’s hard to put the finger on when we started being so dependable on our phones. But the fact of the matter is, we spend hours on end on our phones, and there are some deleterious effects of this habit.... Read More...

The Truth About “Starting a New Life”

Today I woke up with a renewing feeling of ‘moving on’. As I got into the shower on this fine Sunday morning in London, I said to myself, ‘it’s like I’m waking up on the first day of a new life. It’s like I’m learning to stand up on my own two feet again.’ And I breathed in the sense of excitement, nervousness, and loneliness that it evoked all at once.... Read More...

How Millennials Are Changing the Career Building Game

We are currently at a crossroads work-force wise. There are currently 92 million millennials in the US alone and approximately 1.8 billion worldwide. It is also estimated that by the year 2025, they will account for 75% of the entire workforce. To say that they are a force to be reckoned with would be a huge understatement. Perhaps it is this amount of power, besides the fact that they’re still sort of an enigma, that frightens older generations, but as baby boomers retire and millennials take their place, change is sure to come.... Read More...

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