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The Best Tips For Target Black Friday: Stress Less & Save Money This Holiday Season

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What is your Target Black Friday style? Home in your pajamas or out in the chaos shopping? Don’t get me wrong, I take every chance I can get to go to Target. There are always great gifts for everyone on my list. Whether it’s clothes, shoes, home decor, yummy snacks, or toys for my daughter – I can always find something at Target. Oh, and don’t forget the Christmas pajamas! However, the idea of going out on Black Friday makes […]

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Gift Guide 2019: The Best Health and Wellness Gifts

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The Holiday season is quickly approaching! I wanted to make it easy for you this Holiday season, so I’ve created a gift guide for all of your health and wellness loving friends! Check out 26 of my favorite gift ideas in the gift guide below. And feel free to add a few of these to your own wish-list, too! 1. Paleo & Keto Friendly Wine (Dry Farms Wine) A must in the gift guide is Dry Farm Wines. They lab-test […]

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Guest Post: Choose a Mentor, Change Your Life

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Guest Post by Timea Carlo from The Healthy and Happy Community Have you ever heard the saying “Every great achiever is inspired by a great mentor”? Sounds good, right? But often we think of having a mentor as some sort of luxury, something only a privileged few are entitled to have. We tend to think they are expensive and turn out to provide not much benefit in the long run. Who needs one anyway? Definitely not us, no thanks, we […]

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How to Set a Goal that is Right for YOU

In a previous post, Want to Reach Your Goals? Here’s How, I told you all about self-determination theory and discussed why it’s extremely important to set a goal and to know WHY you are choosing that goal. I’ve been thinking about that post and I want to discuss how knowing and growing your WHY can help you to evaluate and reevaluate your goals. This will help you to set a goal that is right for you. First, a quick review. […]

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Remember Why You Started – Adventures in Decluttering and Organizing

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In my a previous post, Want to Reach Your Goals? Here’s How, I discussed motivation theory and why it is so important to know WHY you want to achieve a goal and how knowing your WHY will help you make intentional choices that will lead to achieving your goal. If you haven’t read that post please click here, read it, then come back to this post. I just think it’s super important to understand motivation. Motives are the ‘whys’ of […]

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Want to Reach Your Goals? Remember Why You Started.

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Think about how many times you have been excited about making a change, accomplishing a goal, or creating a habit. Then a week or two later (or may a couple days later) you have either forgotten all about it. Or maybe even worse, you feel guilty because you remember it, but have done nothing to accomplish it? This post will show you how answering one question will guarantee that you achieve your goals. That question is: Why? The one and […]

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Are You Thriving or Surviving?

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It’s amazing how one phrase or question can have a major influence on the direction of your life. For me it was Shane Raitoshi Stevens, 5th Degree Black Belt, asking the question, “Are you thriving or surviving?” He asks this question as a casual greeting each time I see him at my daughter’s To-Shin Do class. When he first said this to me I was already questioning whether to stay at my job that was making me feel unhappy, unfulfilled, […]

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