Brandi Keeler

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Adam and Ashley's Modern Plant-Filled Portland Home

(Image credit: Jaclyn Campanaro)<p><b>Name:</b> Adam Baz, with his girlfriend Ashley Vaughan <b><br>Location:</b> Portland, Oregon<p>Our spacious North Portland apartment is …

Portland, OR

Why Screwing Things Up Is Crucial to Your Well-Being

<b>“Where there is perfection there is no story to tell.” ~</b><b>Ben Okri</b><p>Somehow I’d gathered my courage and volunteered from the audience during a local …

Self-improvement

Improve Your Life: 7 Reasons & 5 Ways to Be Mindful

<b>“People usually consider walking on water or in thin air a miracle. But I think the real miracle is not to walk either on water or in thin air, but</b> …

Mindfulness

When Mindfulness Risks Becoming Mindlessness

Mindfulness meditation has been unequaled in helping me navigate the stressors that can rob me of the beauty of each moment. It has helped me manage …

How Simple, Little Happy Habits Can Make a Huge Difference

<b>“Happiness quite unshared can scarcely be called happiness.” ~Charlotte Brontë</b><p>Habits are a double-edged human habitual practice—they can be healthy …

Finally! Let Go of the Desire to Know It All (and to Be in Control)

Why We Sometimes Enjoy Pity and How to Stop

<b>“A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.” ~Mark Twain</b><p>When I was younger, I remember occasionally hurting myself while playing …

Dare to Live: 10 Unconventional Ways to Be True to Yourself

<b>“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” ~E.E.Cummings</b><p>Have you ever had a clear sign of who you really are and then totally …

Time I

50 Ways to Open Your World to New Possibilities

<b>“To get something you never had, you have to do something you've never done.” ~Unknown</b><p>Maybe you feel stuck. Or bored. Or frustrated. It's not that …

Positive Thinking

When Love Is Not Enough: 4 Tips for a Strong Relationship

<b>“Good relationships don’t just happen. They take time, patience and two people who truly want to be together.” ~Unknown</b><p>My husband and I were going …

Self-esteem

The Worst Gluten-Free Mistakes

<i>By Cynthia Sass</i><p>After experiencing some wacky symptoms, I was recently tested for celiac disease, and while the report came back negative, I've noticed that I do feel better when I avoid gluten. Many of my clients are in the same boat, but others seek me out after going gluten free and feeling …

7 Non-Fatty Chips That Are Tastier Than Kettle Cooked

These substitutes will fulfill your cravings for salt and crunch—without a ton of calories.<p>When You Need a Fix—Now

3 Principles for Accepting Yourself and Being Authentically Happy

<b>“Happiness is really a deep harmonious inner satisfaction and approval.” ~Francis Wilshire</b><p>It is only in the last few years of my life that I have …

A Powerful Lesson in Self-Compassion: Are You Allergic to Honey?

<b>“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” ~Dalai Lama</b><p>When things don’t go as planned, is …

Dalai Lama

'Detroit Isn't Some Kind of Abstract Art Project'

Projects | Discover Projects

Find the Courage to Be You: 4 Ways To Live Authentically

<b>“Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around.” ~Henry David Thoreau</b><p>Authenticity is a buzzword these days. We hear all kinds of advice on how …

Positive Thinking

Overcoming the Fear of Taking a Risk: Just Do It

<b>“Fear is inevitable, I have to accept that, but I cannot allow it to paralyze me.” ~Isabelle Allende</b><p>About eight months ago I hitched a ride to Buenos …

Scared to Try: Moving Beyond the Paralysis of Perfectionism

<b>“Fear is inevitable, I have to accept that, but I cannot allow it to paralyze me.” ~Isabel Allende</b><p>I am a recovering perfectionist.<p>Up until now, this …

Positive Thinking

4 Powerful Questions to Free You from the Daze of Fear and Inaction

<b>“The lives we lead have everything to do with the questions we ask ourselves.” ~Lori Deschene</b><p>You lay in bed night after night, tossing and turning, …

Developing Innovative Ideas for New Companies: The First Step in Entrepreneurship

The Empowerment Plan | empowermentplan

We're a Detroit based organization focused on educating, employing, and empowering homeless individuals to create a better life for themselves and …