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Guest Post: Choose a Mentor, Change Your Life

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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 are perfectly […]

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Give Me All the Wine..Without the Headaches

Have you ever thought about what is in your wine? I know most of you are thinking…nope I just drink the wine. Well, I didn’t either until I recently found out that I can enjoy wine and not worry about headaches and brain fog the next day. You could say I was pretty thrilled to discover this wine. I didn’t drink wine until my husband and I visited Italy for our honeymoon. While in Italy we tried all of the […]

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How to Choose the Right Goal 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 define your goal and to know WHY you are choosing that goal. If you haven’t had a chance to read that post, make sure you do and grab your free Remember Why You Started worksheet to get going! I’ve been thinking about that post and I want to discuss how knowing and growing your WHY […]

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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? Here’s How.

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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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