As we need food, so do we need emotional nourishment: love, kindness, appreciation, and support from others. - Goswami Kriyananda

Food and Emotional Voids

Do you ever stress eat? Or eat when you’re bored? or sad? or lonely? or angry? Unfortunately, food isn’t going to solve your problem. It might provide temporary comfort or satisfaction, but it doesn’t magically *poof* your problems away or change the way you really feel about a situation. And you might even feel worse …

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When I prayed for success, I forgot to ask for sound sleep and good digestion. - Mason Cooley

Eat for Elimination

What goes in, must come out… See, our bodies are energy conversion machines. They spend all their seconds transforming air, water, and food into useable energy and nutrients that support our internal systems and keep us alive. But our bodies don’t need everything we take in, and we produce some unusable byproducts during energy and …

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The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present. - Eckhart Tolle

Be in the Present Moment

We set goals, dream of ideal lifestyles, set intentions, and make plans – all of which is good, yet it keeps our thinking focused on the future. And when we spend too much time in the future, we may start to feel anxious. But the future isn’t here yet. And it isn’t guaranteed. So why …

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Think not that humility is weakness; it shall supply the marrow of strength to thy bones. - Charles Spurgeon

There’s Strength in Your Weakness

We all have weak moments. But that doesn’t make us weak. There’s always a speck of strength glittering atop the mounds of doubt and fatigue. And it’s the choice to focus on that speck, dig it up, and be vulnerable and uncomfortable for a while that makes us strong. Regardless if the outcome is victorious. …

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Failures, repeated failures, are finger posts on the road to achievement. One fails forward toward success. - C. S. Lewis

Be Open to Failure

One of the reasons we hesitate to try new things is that we’re afraid to fail. Maybe we expect to fail, but we are afraid to look like a fool. We may even be a bit lazy. But there’s so much life to live. So many things to know. So many skills to develop. So …

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The difference between men is in energy, in the strong will, in the settled purpose and in the invincible determination. - Vince Lombardi

Practice Energy Management

By now, we’ve all read every time management trick in the book. We don’t need more training and trackers and timers to keep our days in line. But with all our knowledge and tools, why do we still get off course? Why do unfinished items lurk on our to-do lists? In addition to time management, …

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The most important part of the body is the brain. - Frida Kahlo

Healthy Mind, Healthy Body

You can be physically fit and still be unhealthy. Health isn’t just about diet and exercise. Although, a wholesome diet and daily exercise are super-duper important. To round off those chiseled muscles, you need to include your mind in your regime. What recurring thoughts do you think? Are they helpful? Self-deprecating? Aligned with your goals? …

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Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live. - Jim Rohn

15 Minutes Each Day

Can you work out for 15 minutes each day? Can you do some exercises, go for a walk, or yoga stretches for just 15 minutes? Yes, you can. No matter how busy life gets, there are always 15 minutes available to take care of your body (within your physical abilities, of course). Maybe these 15 …

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As we distribute ourselves, we may abandon ourselves. - Sherry Turkle

You Don’t Need “Likes” to Live

In the age of social media, it’s easy to crave attention and validation that you’re living an awesome life. But you don’t need anyone to acknowledge you to feel good about yourself. You don’t need other people’s approval and praise. All you need to know is that your thoughts, decisions, and actions are aligned with …

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To succeed, work hard, never give up and above all cherish a magnificent obsession. - Walt Disney

Nurture Healthy Obsessions

You might find motivational messages that tell you to become obsessed with your passions. Live, breathe, eat, sleep them, and soon they will become your whole life. It’s always good to work hard toward your goals so that your vision becomes your reality. And if you want to outperform the status quo, you’ll need to …

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