Nicole Barlow

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How to Harness Your Brain's Dopamine Supply and Increase Motivation

I spent an hour on this opening paragraph. The hour wasn't time well spent, mind you. Sure, I was working—writing, deleting, fiddling with words here …

Un-spoil Your Kid

Of course you want to make your children happy. But you also want to raise future adults who are appreciative and grateful. Find the perfect balance with our expert tips.<p>Christina Ali admits that her son Issac, 7, is pampered. And she knows exactly why: When Issac was in kindergarten, Ali, who …

7 Things To Ask Yourself To Truly Wake Up In Life

Far too often our minds get clogged up by the stress of life. Add in the words and thoughts from other people and you’ve a recipe for disaster in …

Are You Making Yourself Sick?

I have had many conversations over the years with people who believe in the power of the mind and the ability (by fault or default) to create their own reality. Many of these beliefs in our pop culture, however, are incomplete and underdeveloped. For example, when an even remotely negative issue is …

Defining Your Inner Strength

Although not many of us enjoy hearing the blatant truth, sometimes life isn't easy. We often see people finding themselves in less than ideal situations where they succumb to their problems instead of finding the strength to fight. However, strength isn't something that can be found overnight. It …