Annmarie Deitrich

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How Bioenergetic Movements Can Improve Your Life (In Just 5 mins a Day)

This morning I leapt out of bed and started stomping up and down with my hands in the air shouting HUH HUH HUH HUH…Yes my housemates think I’m crazy, …

Meditation

16 Rules That Lead You To Happiness

Admit that developing your skills and growing emotionally are not the first things in your agenda, if they are even there. Life is full of events and …

Happiness
Humanity

How To Eliminate The 3 Most Common Public Speaking Fears

Imagine yourself on a stage in front of 3,000 people. Everyone is staring at you with anticipation. The room is eerily silent.The eager listeners in …

Public Speaking

The Up-Down May Be the Simplest Metabolic Move You Ever Do | Men's Health

(Get fitter faster with an activity or health tracker. Head to Best Buy to find the one that fits your needs and goals.)<p>1. It works your entire body. And the better your musculoskeletal fitness, the better your health.<p>In fact, researchers in Brazil found that if you can do a slightly more difficult …

Does this woman hold the key to your weight loss?

Looking at Jeannette Hyde today - tall, slim and radiating good health - it’s hard to believe that 11 years ago she was in the grip of a breakdown that left her exhausted, burnt out and barely able to function. 'I woke up one morning and I couldn’t move my neck. The level of pain was off the scale, …

7 Surprising Brain Hacks to Build Enormous Confidence

Are you ever held back by a lack of confidence? Does this prevent you from achieving your goals and becoming ultimately successful?I've collected the …

Selfies

17 Mantras for Minimalists in the Making

When you arrive at the solution to a problem, the answer is always simple. As they say, if you can't explain it to a 6-year-old, you don't understand it yourself. When it comes to physical objects -- household items, clothing -- where we create complexity is where we are not comfortable with who we …

40 Ways To Live, Laugh, And Love Like A Child

<b>“Children see magic because they look for it.” ~Christopher Moore</b><p>Adulthood? No thanks!<p>All too often, being grown up is the pits.<p>It can leave you …

Is Your Breathing Pattern Normal?

Breathing is something few of us think about. Our inhales and exhales are controlled by the autonomic nervous system, meaning our body regulates them …

Sleep Help: 15 Tricks to Sleep Better

15 Tricks to Sleep Better<p>Need sleep? Learn how you can get more sleep with these 15 restful sleep tricks<p>Wavebreak Media/Thinkstock<p>Lose Control<p>Of all the things you have power over in your life, sleep isn't one of them. No amount of wishing, hoping or willing can make it happen. As soon as you …

When you stop looking at what you have lost, you can better see what you have.

When you stop looking at what you have lost, you can better see what you have.<p>Announcement: Tired of being stuck in the past? Learn to let go and …

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

Why Little Things Are Worth Getting Upset About

<b>... and why they can torpedo your relationship.</b><p><i>Take it easy. Chill out. Relax. Cool down. Don't stress out. Lighten up. You're making a mountain out of a molehill. It's not a big deal.</i><p>When I didn't keep my word regarding something that I told my wife I would do, I used to say these things when I …

A Brand New Kitchen in 3 Small Changes

This makeover is proof that you don't need a major remodel to make a big impact.<p>If you've got a room you don't love (read: everyone), you're probably dying to totally redo it. And sure, gutting the room to its bones, adding brand-new <i>everything</i>, and plunking down your life savings is one way to get …

3 Modern Meditation Techniques That End Stress In 15 Minutes A Day

If you are terrified by the 8 steps to start meditating but really want to try it and figure out what the hype is all about, this article gives you …

Meditation

7 Unexpected Benefits of Minimal Daily Exercise

Okay, look, I'm the Lazy Motivator... Do you think I go to the gym or run five times a week? You have got to be kidding me. Who has time to go to the gym? And, hello?! I HATE running!<p>But, I have found a way to get exercise every single day -- and I feel great because of it. You can do it, too, …

Exercise

3 Simple Techniques for Enhancing Your Mental Clarity

The mind can be like a prison, trapping you with incessant and noisy thoughts, many of which serve no useful purpose and some of which are actually …

Self-help

Why I Wake Up at 5:30 am Every Morning (And What You Will Gain From Doing It Too)

Read on HuffPost France<p>A few months ago, I made decision that was utterly out of character for me. A decision that would have a daily impact, for months.<p>The decision was to wake up at <b>5:30 am</b>. Every morning.<p>"Why?"<p>That's a legitimate question. (I must admit, some mornings, I ask myself the same …

Productivity

How To Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets Of Navy SEALs And Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.Know what else is really interesting? …

Self-help

3 Cognitive Biases That Alter Your Thinking

“<i>Change your thoughts and you change your world.</i>”<br>~Norman Vincent Peale<p>There are far too many layers of cognition (thinking, knowing, remembering) to …

The ONE Simple Step to Developing Life Long Confidence

<b>Trawling through YouTube the other day, I was amazed by the quantity of confidence videos.</b> There are thousands of them, with everyone from fitness …

3 Self-Confidence Secrets To Instantly Stop Feeling Inferior

It’s soul-destroying, isn’t it?<p>Feeling inferior transforms every day into just one more crushing experience.<p>Another day on the sidelines losing hope …

The Calorie-Killing Cardio Countdown Challenge

“You’re cramming a ton of work into a short amount of time with minimal rest, which increases the intensity,” says Gaddour, who demos the workout in the video above. And he’s not kidding. By the time you’re finished, you’ll have completed 110 fast-paced reps of each exercise or 220 reps total. 

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9 Words of Wisdom for Living a Distraction-Free Life

On the one hand, there are the things we want to do and achieve in life, like taking control of our selves and our lives and furthering our dreams …

The 3 Keys To Really Know Yourself

One of the critical keys to innovation and development is to understand one’s self, their environment and those who surround them. The greater one’s …

Outsourcing

5 Poses For Tight Hips

You may not realize that your hips are feeling tight, but chances are they're in dire need of some stretching. Runners, walkers, sitters and commuters (so, the vast majority of people) are all victims of stiffness in this area of the body.<p>There are several moves that can work to undo the kinks, and …

Who Do You Argue With?

<b>Who do you argue with?</b><p><i>The Practice:</i> Don't quarrel.<p><i>Why?</i><p>It's one thing to stick up for yourself and others. But it's a different matter to get caught up in wrangles, contentiousness, squabbles...in a word: quarrels.<p>Similarly, it's one thing to disagree with someone, even to the point of arguing -- …

Mindfulness

More Core! Balance Out Your Bakasana

<i>By Yoga Journal</i><p>Learn how to really take flight in Bakasana and beyond with this core-activating sequence.<p>Arm balances are only partially about the arms. Without a strong core, you may find yourself relying on your upper body to muscle through them. But the key to really taking flight in arm …