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Making Time To Meditate

I know how difficult it can be finding some time for yourself (let alone to meditate!), when you are juggling your time between your kids, family, work, friends and household chores. But without my ‘me’ time, to just unwind with a book, enjoy a coffee or to meditate, I would find it very difficult to […]

5 Tips To Help Balance Your Life With Gratitude

A few years ago, when I was traveling through Thailand, I stopped to help an old lady pick up a box of apples that had been knocked off her stall. She smiled at me and said “I am grateful of you”. I am not sure if it was her broken English, or if these were […]

Cultivating Awareness Into Everyday Life

Have you ever had one of those moments when you are driving along a familiar stretch of road and suddenly realise that you don’t actually remember the last 10 minutes, because you were so deeply in thought? I know that I have experienced this many times (which is a little unnerving to say the least!). […]

50,000 Reasons to Pay Attention: Your Thoughts

On average, we have 50,000 thoughts every single day. What is interesting about this is that up to 98% of the thoughts we have on a given day, are exactly the same or very similar to the ones we had the previous day. The very obvious implication of this is that if you have positive thoughts […]

Your Complete Guide To Moving Home

By Nicole Robins They say that moving house is one of the most stressful things you’ll ever do. Having done it six times myself, I can tell you that they’re 100% correct! Completing the sale or negotiations are stressful enough, but the move itself is even worse. The only sensible way to do it is […]

17 Best Gifts for the All-Around Life Balance

Holidays can be stressful. We often get so wrapped up in the hustle and bustle of the season that we lose the ability to enjoy this magical time of the year. The time of presents, hot chocolate and warm wine, the time of spending time with the people we really love, the time of reconnecting […]

How to Have More Fun at Work

by Adrienne Erin For many people, a 9 to 5 is something to survive, not enjoy. However, it doesn’t have to be this way! While your office may not be as extreme or exciting as Google’s corporate hub or Pixar’s headquarters, you can still make it a fun place to work. If you don’t know […]

4 Steps to Reclaim Your Financial Balance during the Holidays

by guest author Kristel Finns Do you ever feel like you are on a runaway train during the holidays? Sometimes all of the spending and going here and there have really made me feel like the fun was quickly being zapped out of one of my favorite times of the year. Thankfully, we’ve found a […]

Finding Balance through Volunteer Work

For most of us, happiness and fulfillment are all about balance. We balance work and play, we carefully divide our time between friends, family and ourselves, and we constantly strive for harmony in our professional and personal lives. And, try as we may, harmony and balance are ever elusive, and, as a result, we feel […]

How to Balance Me and Us Time

Nobody can put a price on ‘me time’ – whether you’ve had a stressful week at work or just want a moment to have a good think, we all need a little time out now and then. But when you’ve got a partner, this can be easier said than done, particularly if you’re in the [...]

How to Balance a Love of Food with a Desire to Be Healthy

By guest author Adrienne Erin Despite countless fraudulent Internet ads that claim the contrary, there is no magic pill to make us skinny. Even though we sometimes hate to admit it, it’s clear that the only road to healthy living is a two lane highway: exercise and healthy eating. Americans are famous for clocking hours [...]

How to Balance Our Time

By guest author Traci Lawrence How can we tell if our Lives are Out of Balance? We can tell that our lives are not balanced through honest self-evaluation. We can ask ourselves how we’re spending our time. Do we work too much? Are we connected to electronics continually? How much quality time do we spend [...]

How to Balance Appearance and Reality

By guest author Traci Lawrence What is the difference between Appearance and Reality? According to, appearance [uh-peer-uh ns] – the state, condition, manner, or style in which a person or object appears; outward look or aspect. reality [ree-al-i-tee] – the state or quality of being real; something that exists independently of ideas concerning it. [...]

For the Ladies: Tips for Finding a Happy, Healthy Relationship

By guest author Christina Moore Of all the different problems we can have in the various areas of our lives, anything in the love department can really do a number on us emotionally. It is the rare person who doesn’t crave a healthy, loving relationship with someone with whom you can build a life together. [...]

7 Healthy Ways to Use Your Lunch Hour

By guest author Adrienne Erin Did you know there are more healthy choices to make at lunchtime than whether to eat a salad or McDonald’s? Good health isn’t just about your physical needs, but consists of your mental and emotional needs as well. Your lunch break is your opportunity to relax and forget about work, [...]

How To Create The Perfect Retreat For Your Mind, Body & Soul

By guest contributor Nicole Robins Regardless of your age and religious beliefs, everyone has to understand that keeping your mind, body and soul in check is the best way to live a stress-free lifestyle. Nobody wants to feel worked up all the time, and so it’s important that we all try to create the perfect [...]

7 Unhealthy Habits You Didn’t Know You Had

By guest author Adrienne Erin So you’ve been doing all the right things: you’ve been exercising regularly, steering clear of fatty foods and you have a good skincare regime. But somehow when you look in the mirror, you still see more of a “before” than an “after” picture. Your first inclination might be to boost [...]

Pilates for Abs Video – Strengthen Your Core, Flatten Your Tummy in Just 20 Minutes

By Anastasiya Goers Summer for most of us means beach trips, pool parties and picnics. I love all of them but there was time in my life when I tried to find every possible excuse to skip a trip to the beach or pool. I was extremely self-conscious about the way I looked and didn’t [...]

7 Ways to Get Your Stress Levels in Check

By guest author Adrienne Erin If you find yourself pulling out your hair or breaking your pencil in half, you might have a problem. High stress levels can cause a multitude of problems from drug and alcohol abuse to health problems like heart disease and high blood pressure. You hear about exercise and meditation as [...]

How to Practice Good Nutrition and Yoga on a Budget

By guest author Susan Most of us want to eat healthier and make time for exercise in our every day lives, but with time and money at a premium, these priorities sometimes get put on a back burner in favor of fast food, prepackaged snacks, and commuting to and from work, school, and activities. Yoga [...]

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