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31 Quotes From Pema Chödrön To Find Happiness In Your Life

Pema Chödrön born on July 14, 1936, is an American-born nun. In her name, “Pema” means “lotus flower” and “Chödrön” means “light of truth.” She has …

Stop Making Excuses! 9 Ways to Make Time for Fitness

If you are looking to get in better shape, I'm willing to bet in the last 12 months you have said or have heard the phrase "I just don't have the time". Between work and running a full house, it can be difficult to find the time to exercise. Whenever I hear the phrase "I don't have time to …

5 morning rituals to supercharge your workday

Therefore, it's important to be conscientious about how you jump-start your early hours if you want to generate more energy and enthusiasm throughout the workday.<p>Here are five morning rituals that can help lead to a happier and more productive experience all day long, no matter where you work.

20 easy food swaps to help you eat healthier

Think you eat well? The truth is, most of us could do a lot better. Some 87% of American adults fall short on the recommended intake of veggies, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and 92% of us are missing the mark on whole grains. But you don't need radical meal …

3 Tips to Take Your Marriage from Good to Great

Good marriages are healthy marriages. They’re built on a foundation of love, trust, safety, commitment and respect. Great marriages have these …

Bear Grylls tells you how to make your marriage stronger

Committed to a future together? Then focus on the foundations of the partnership - listening, time and, yes, sex - and go on a guidance course<p>Of all …

About Paver Patio - DIY Tips - Quiet Corner

Thinking of installing a Paver Patio?<p>Keep these expert tips in mind to make the job easy and the results fabulous.<p>1. Low Cost, Easy Maintenance<p>A …

Landscaping

15 exercises to develop the best glutes in the gym

Glutes are king as far as the hierarchy of your muscles is concerned. “For athletic performance, overall lower body power, strength, speed, and …

Workouts

3 secrets to a happy marriage

Why is it that the people who matter most to us often are on the receiving end of our very worst selves? I've always struggled with the fact that it …

How To Raise Smart Kids: Unmissable Secrets Of Parenting

A few years ago, I watched Brene Brown’s TED Talk on Vulnerability. Her story, her research, her authenticity, and yes, her vulnerability resonated …

Robin Hood

37 Wise Quotes That Will Inspire Your Happiness and Success

When you feel uninspired, take a few minutes to read the words of some very inspiring people.<p>We all want to be happy and successful, but no matter how positive we try to be, sometimes events can overtake us--bringing us down. When you feel uninspired, take a few minutes to read the words of some …

Motivation

13 Standing Core Exercises Better Than Crunches

Strengthening your core is essential for stability. But that doesn't mean you're stuck with sit-ups.<p>Stand Up for Stand-Out Abs<p>Put your mat away and give your neck a rest. “Standing abs exercises work more muscles than crunches” says Sara Haley, creator of <i>The Daily Sweat</i> workout DVDs and a Reebok …

Workouts

9 Powerful Affirmations Successful People Repeat Every Single Day

Successful people think about their work--and themselves--differently than most. And so can you.<p>If you're not achieving the success you hope for, whether personally or professionally, take a step back. The problem may not be a lack of education or opportunity or connections or even luck.<p>The problem …

Self-improvement