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How to Stick to Your Goals When You've Lost Motivation

Almost two months have gone by already! Time flies, doesn't it? It feels as though last week we were just reflecting on our past year and planning for the year ahead. Most of us start every new year with a set of goals we are determined to achieve. There may be changes we want to make in our lives, …

Motivation

4 Great Ways to Stay Motivated All Year Long | Inc.com

Now that the New Year has well and truly begun, it is time to discover how to keep that fire burning within all year round by becoming as hungry as a lion chasing it's next meal.<p>The start of a new year sends our enthusiasm to an all-time high as we aim to make this year better than our last. Our …

Motivation

Children and age-appropriate chores

When I was a kid, my parents didn’t give me any household chores. My mother, who handled most of the household activities, hoped I would see her …

The Slow Drain of Body Negativity

Body image struggles come in many different forms: You may feel self-conscious or inadequate whenever your sister-in-law/substitute spin instructor/childhood pal is around, and relatively fine most other times. You may only worry when your weight fluctuates or you notice a bunch of new wrinkles or …

Self-help

55 Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You to Believe in Yourself | Inc.com

I know a few extremely confident--not cocky, <i>confident</i>--people. (Here's how you can tell if someone is genuinely confident.) It's as if they were born that way.<p>The rest of us sometimes lack confidence--and we often lack belief in ourselves when we need it most.<p>Fortunately, self-confidence is a …

Motivation

The complete guide to never quitting anything again

The truth is, most people can become good at almost anything.<p>However, most of us quit before we reach the finish line. Why?<p>Frustration and lack of persistency is one of the biggest reasons why we never master the skills we want to acquire; from learning a language, playing an instrument, or being a …

How to Get Rid of 7 Roadblocks that Kill Your Motivation

Have you ever dreaded doing what used to bring excitement and hope into your life? You’re not alone.<p>I remember waking up one day and wishing I could …

Motivation

Do You Know The Easiest Way to Lose Weight?

Drinking a glass of water one half hour before eating has been shown to help people lose weight. In a recent study, some lost as much as 9 pounds!

Eating

The Best Way To Lose Weight Without Medication Is 75% Food and 25% Exercise

Eating smart is the key to overall weight loss and a flat, sexy stomach!<p>We hate to break it to you, but science says there is no magic pill to lose …

A complete guide to designing your morning routine to double your productivity

On average, each of us wake up to 25,000 mornings in our adult life, which means we have 25,000 days to maximize how we spend it.<p><b>Your morning defines the rest of your day.</b><p>If you can optimize your morning routines, you’ve set yourself up to have a productive day ahead of you.<p>The good news is, we all …

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12 Scientifically Proven Habits That Will Change Your Life | Inc.com

Research says the best way to bring change into your life is by creating new routines and sticking to them until they become habits.<p>The way to make sure we cultivate the new behavior is to reward ourselves. With motivation, we repeat the action again and again until it becomes ingrained.<p>How you go …

Happiness

Healthy Weight Loss 101: Foods That You Should Eat To Lose Weight Healthy

Obesity is one of the leading health problems in today's society. That being said, having excess weight will not only make you feel bad about …

5 Ways To Quickly Pull Yourself Out of a Funk If Your Life is in The Dumps

I was in a funk for a very long time around my “Quarter-life crisis” period and like most people, I turned to the Internet for advice before asking …

Being Brave in the Bedroom: part 1 - Already Pretty | Where style meets body image

By Lily<br>AP contributor<p>I recently gave a talk to a group of mothers on being brave in the bedroom. This is something I can talk about with anyone for …

Self-esteem

Gorgeous Woman Poses Naked to Promote Self-Love

Artist, activist, and all-around badass Denise Jolly wants to empower women to love their bodies, no matter what size, and through a new, powerful photo, she's doing just that. In the picture above, via Twitter and taken by the geniuses at Shameless Photography, Jolly recreates the famous Madonna …

10 Ways to Stop Self-Sabotage and Start Living

I know that in the past I have definitely put myself and my needs last, after everyone else's, leaving me sad, tired, depressed and unsatisfied.<p>After years of trying different tools to stop the "inner-self, loser voice," I found that these 10, easy and effective ways can work miracles.<p>1) Our guts …

Self-help

Love Is All You Need to Thrive

As a touted NYC "professional" and "successful" businesswomen who runs three clinics, sees about 50 patients per week, runs her own beauty line and just released her third book, <i>Yes, You Can Get Pregnant: Natural Ways To Improve Your Fertility Now and Into Your 40s</i>, I still manage to thrive in my …

Positive Thinking

50 Tangible Ways to Practice Self-Love

Photo Credit Jason Schembri<p>I've gotten requests from a lot of women who have said, "OK, I'm working on thinking more positively, but I'd love to have more tangible ways to practice self-love right now."<p>I get that.<p>Self-love is not just a concept in our heads. In my work, I talk a lot about releasing …

Essential Oils

How I Overcame Self-Loathing and Learned to Love Myself

For many years I didn't love myself. As I shared in another post, despite achieving external "success" I never felt quite good enough. I struggled to find acceptance among my medical peers and unconsciously yearned for admiration from my father.<p>As a medical doctor trained in America I didn't quite …

Love Myself

20 Productivity Secrets of Highly Successful People

Instead of following the same old motivational advice, read these unique productivity secrets from well-known, highly successful people.

6 CEO Productivity Tips to Steal for Yourself

Everyone knows that leading a company is one of the toughest gigs around. Whether running a small business or a multi-national corporation, CEOs have …

50 Tricks to Get Things Done Faster, Better, and More Easily

We all want to get stuff done, whether it’s the work we <i>have</i> to do so we can get on with what we <i>want</i> to do, or indeed, the projects we feel are our …