10 Goal Planning Tips You’ll Actually Use

The thing about goal planning is that you can plan and dream all you want, but you still have to DO the projects and tasks you’re planning. If you find yourself digging in your heels and refusing to do the work, that’s probably a good indication that you need to pick a different goal planning…

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Life Editor’s Picks: Mad Tea Party

If you were to look in my kitchen cabinets, you’d realize I have a bit of an obsession with mugs. That’s because I’m constantly gulping down coffee and tea like the caffeine-addicted Life Editor I am. My dentist loves to point out how stained my teeth are. And if you continue to wander around my…

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8 Ways to Be More Mindful and Present Every Day

It’s not easy to be mindful in this day and age. There are endless distractions pulling us away from the present moment and dumping us unceremoniously into a pile of social media, streaming apps, games, work drama, money issues, and whatever nonsense your kids are up to. Besides, focusing on the here and now is…

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Life Editor’s Picks: Book Accessories

Every year I make the same goal: to read more books! And most years I’m able to read just a little bit more than the year before. This year I’m even branching out beyond my usual self-development books and reading novels, memoirs, and graphic novels. One thing that’s helped me boost my reading time is…

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Life Editor’s Picks: Mini Valentines

Valentines Day might look a little different this year. From my home in Los Angeles, everything is pretty much closed and deserted as we’re following lockdown guidelines. Personally, I still won’t feel completely safe for a long time even when the restrictions loosen up. How are you adjusting? Maybe you and your partner are staying…

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7 Ways to Finally Stop Overthinking and Worrying

Have you ever had so much to do that you didn’t know where to begin? Maybe your to-do list was 10 pages long, or your notes were a disorganized mess, or everything seemed important so you couldn’t prioritize. I’ve been there! My clients also face this “freezing up” phenomenon when they’re overburdened with their work.…

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13 Self-Care Practices for Better Mental Health

I’m not a counselor, therapist, or psychologist, but many of my clients come to me for help with their mental health. Obviously, I refer them to a medical professional if that’s what they need, but for most folks, a simple mindset shift can make a huge difference. Sometimes we feel guilty for taking time off…

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