Aspiration Journaling (Scripting) to Get Everything You Want

If you came into my house, rifled through my bookshelves, and read from my journals (first of all, rude!), then you’d make a funny discovery. All my journals look like mundane reflections on my business successes, personal triumphs, and favorite memories. That is, they seem normal until you look at the dates and realize I…

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6 Simple Ways to Stay Relaxed When You Work From Home

It can be difficult to unwind and relax when you work from home, but it’s important for your work-life balance.  Working from home creates a unique dynamic, and you might work more than you would if you were in an office. The best way to prevent this is to set aside time to relax during…

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How to Make Time for Self-Care and Strategic Breaks

There’s a funny phenomenon called the “point of diminishing returns.” It’s the exact moment when whatever you’re doing isn’t getting you the results it once was. You might hit the point of diminishing returns when that 10th spoonful of mac and cheese suddenly doesn’t taste as good as the first few bites. Or when posting the…

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Editor’s Notebook 263

The Editor’s Notebook is my place to share the things I’m loving this week and other random links that have caught my eye. Enjoy! What I’m Loving This Week Dolphins React to Bizarre Bubbles. Take a break from your work with this adorable cute animal video. Feel-Good Fare: 15 Foods That Make You Happy. What…

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The Best Morning and Nighttime Routines | Bookends for Balance

It’s no secret that I’m one of those annoying morning people who jumps out of bed at the crack of dawn with a smile on my face. The start of a fresh new day energizes me like a bolt of electricity or 10 cups of strong coffee! Of course, this rise-and-shine attitude also means I’m falling asleep…

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YEAR OF YES | Book Club Discussion

How would your life improve if you said YES to the things that scare you? In the memoir Year of Yes, Shonda Rhimes challenges herself to break free from her introverted tendencies and say yes to the things she’s been avoiding but knows will improve her life. I’m so happy to be sharing my thoughts…

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