6 Steps to Make a Schedule and Stick to It

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You know those moments when you glance at the clock and are instantly jolted into reality as you exclaim, “How is it 3:00 already?!” You’ve been busy getting things done, but the fact that you only have two more hours to wrap things up before going home to tend to your family or switching gears … Read more

14 Inspirational & Motivational Short Stories for Kids

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Teaching children through storytelling gives them a unique look into new worlds. It offers a creative opportunity to learn new ideas–sometimes without even realizing it. Children can learn valuable life lessons through listening to an engaging story. Stories don’t just help develop literacy for children–they can also teach values, attitudes, and social norms which help … Read more

11 Ways to Stay Focused on Your Goals & Avoid Distractions

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I’m not an especially angry person, but I get very aggravated when I have constant distractions coming at me from all different directions. I have sworn up and down many times that I’m “about to throw my phone out of the window” when I’m trying to concentrate on work and I keep getting interrupted. And, … Read more

4 Simple Steps to Write a Career Goal Statement for Work

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Out of all of the standard job interview questions, one that is among my least favorite is, “Where do you see yourself in five years?” I understand that potential employers are looking for a goal-oriented person who is driven to progress in their career, but my knee-jerk response to this question is always, “I don’t even … Read more

11 Ways to Be a Goal-Oriented Person at Work

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I don’t think I considered myself to be especially “goal-oriented” until I started writing my goals down. And I didn’t start writing my goals down until I learned about SMART goals…so it hasn’t been too too long since I really started to focus on having firm goals and creating objectives to achieve them. In the most … Read more

11 Keystone Habits Examples to Change Your Life

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Think about the domino effect that would occur if you went from eating fast food every day to eating whole, natural foods instead. What other areas of your life would be impacted aside from your waistline? First of all, you would lose some weight, which may then inspire you to start exercising. After a little … Read more

13 SMART Goals Examples for Weight Loss in 2023

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Due to 2020’s overwhelming global theme of COVID-19, people want to regain authority over their lives, and especially their health. It’s safe to say that most people are craving for a sense of control over their circumstances. However, with COVID trailing along, it will take a little longer until we get back to normal. And, … Read more

40 Small Habits That Positively Change Your Life

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I’m sure that you’ve heard the expression: Old habits die hard. The earliest citation of this saying is in an article written by Benjamin Franklin back in 1758 that was printed in the London Chronicle–however, the expression has been traced back to the 1400s. The deep-rooted use of this saying goes to show that people … Read more

11 Active Listening Exercises to Become A Better Listener

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Have you ever witnessed a conversation in which one person is constantly interrupting or talking over the speaker? How well was the speaker’s message being understood by the listener? How much of the message do you think the listener retained after walking away? Not only does this common listening error convolute the speaker’s message for … Read more

13 Eustress Examples of Good Stress in Your Life

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When you think about the stressors in your life, where does your mind go? Maybe your career? A certain relationship in your life? Or simply just your everyday schedule? Stress is one thing that doesn’t discriminate when it comes to age, sex, religion, ethnicity, or socioeconomic status. Even infants can experience stress in a way … Read more