Author: Rachael

Rachael is the founder of The Be Well Place. She loves to write, travel, drink wine, recycle, and discuss the meaning of life. Her goal for this website is to provide encouragement for others to get out of their own way and live the lives of their dreams.

Inspirational Quotes for Women - The Be Well Place and FTD

Be the Change to Celebrate Women’s History Month

I can be skeptical and slow to trust people. Especially when people I’ve never met email me out of the blue about articles they think I’d like on my website. But I’m so glad I let my guard down last week when the incredible Alexandria Heinz from FTD messaged me about International Women’s Day. It’s …

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Learn to Move On Quickly - The Be Well Place

Learn to Move On Quickly

When something goes wrong, or when we don’t get what we want, we tend to dwell on it far too long. We let our minds hang out there as if thinking about every scenario and how things could have been different or what everybody did and said will keep it alive so that we still have …

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What To Do When You Wake Up With Self-Doubt

What To Do When You Wake Up With Self-Doubt

Some mornings you wake up feeling like you can conquer the world. Other mornings…mmm…not so much. Maybe during the night, your brain processed all the recent happenings and started feeling intimidated by yesterday’s successes. Or maybe it relaxed because it felt secure, but then all the gremlins escaped through the cracks while it was sleeping. Either …

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What Is One Thing You Can Change Right Now - Be Well Place

What Is One Thing You Can Change Right Now?

Change doesn’t have to be dramatic. It can be simple and quiet. Change doesn’t have to be perfectly planned. It can be impulsive and experimental. But change does have to happen if you want your life to improve. So, what’s one thing you can change right now? Think of something simple. Like, stop picking at your …

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How to Align Your Thoughts With Your Goals - The Be Well Place

How to Align Your Thoughts With Your Goals

To achieve the life of your dreams, you need to align your thoughts with what’s truly important to you. If you have no idea what’s truly important to you, check out: What Is Your Purpose in Life? Do This and Find Out. Once you get a decent handle on what you truly value, the next step …

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What Is Your Purpose in Life Do This and Find Out - The Be Well Place

What Is Your Purpose in Life? Do This and Find Out

Do you feel stagnant? Like there’s something else you should be doing with your time here on Earth? Are you contemplating your purpose in life and trying to figure out what your passions are? Welcome, human. You are among friends. Dr. Robert J. Vallerand, author of The Psychology of Passion: A Dualistic Model, states that …

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Gratitude Check: How to Practice Gratitude Daily - The Be Well Place

Gratitude Check: How to Practice Gratitude Daily

It’s so easy to focus on what we are without, but it feels so much better to practice gratitude and fill our minds with thoughts of acceptance. Gratitude gives us peace, purpose and joyful contentment. This feeling phenomenon draws much interest and is currently a hot topic in health care and psychology. Harvard Health reports …

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5 Ways to Sneak High Fiber Foods Into Your Diet - The Be Well Place

5 Ways to Sneak High Fiber Foods Into Your Diet

Sneaking high fiber foods into your diet isn’t as hard as you think, and you don’t have to add that much to get the benefits. Fiber is a carbohydrate that helps our bodies: Digest food Eliminate waste Reduce cholesterol Regulate blood sugar Our bodies don’t digest fiber to use for fuel or any cellular functions, but …

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Life Doesn't Have To Be Epic To Be Awesome - The Be Well Place

Life Doesn’t Have To Be Epic To Be Awesome

Life is a series of events strung together with feelings. We don’t have to jump out of planes, win races, or have VIP status to think our lives are amazing. Often, it’s in the small moments when we find true joy. A quiet joy that resonates through every cell and reminds us how wonderful it …

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Healthy Pumpkin Muffins That Will Make You Drool - The Be Well Place

Healthy Pumpkin Muffins That Will Make You Drool

Add some seasonal cheer to your breakfast and snacks with these healthy pumpkin muffins. Pumpkin is an excellent source of vitamin A, which is needed for good vision and eye health. It also has vitamin C, iron and fiber. Plus, it’s festive and tastes more like a savory dessert than a nutritious fruit. (Did you …

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