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    Balance,  Inspire,  Motivation,  Productivity

    15 Tips You Need To Declutter Your Home

    Mess causes stress, and studies show that cleaning alone reduces stress levels. A clean home can even improve eating and exercise habits while boosting your happiness.  In a study published by the University of California, a messy home was proven to interfere with the body's de-stress hormone, cortisol's, levels simply because the thought of cleaning up stresses people out even if they don't plant to actually clean up. In an effort to live happier and healthier, I decided that since much of my Continue Reading

  • Balance,  Creativity,  Inspire,  Motivation,  Productivity

    5 Reasons Fall is the Ultimate Creative Season

    That's right, fall is officially here! Bring out the pumpkin spiced everything, loads of cozy sweaters, globs of hot beverages, and my personal favorite, a freshly bound notebook to let those creative juices flow!  Not only is fall my favorite season, it's the best time of the year to pick up a creative project. If there were a most creative and inspiring time of the year, fall would be it. In fact, research proves that nature inspires creativity (which is another reason fall is the ultimate Continue Reading

  • Balance,  Creativity,  Habits,  Inspire,  Motivation,  Productivity

    How do you know you need a new morning routine?

    Mornings are your most productive time of the day. Your willpower is the strongest, your cognitive abilities are at their peak, and your daily mindset is molded. There's so much at stake.  Research has proven just how important mornings are to our well-being, and how we choose to spend our mornings, our routines, directly relate to our ability to remain motivated and healthy.  And one of the best parts of a morning routine, a habit, is that they allow you to complete the tasks you want and Continue Reading

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    You First: The Surprisingly Easy Plunge To Lifetime Success

    If you want to achieve lifetime success, you must begin by putting yourself first. Only you can create the life you desire, and it's surprisingly not as difficult as it seems.  But how do you put yourself first? You may be thinking, "what about my husband/wife or children?" If you have people dependent on you, how do you put yourself first without becoming selfish?  Yet, putting yourself first isn't selfish at all. In fact, it's the complete opposite. Because when you take care of your own needs Continue Reading

  • Balance,  Creativity,  Inspire,  Motivation,  Productivity

    5 Daily Tips to Boost Happiness (& Write More)

    Have you ever woken up feeling groggy and unmotivated, with the dread of your commute to work weighing on your chest? Do you ever wish you had a way to be happier? Life can get us all down from time to time. That's just life. But we don't have to allow it to drain our positivity and happiness, which can be easier said than done. By adding just a few small happiness boosters in your day, you can ensure that each day will be happier. The best part is that this momentum will only increase with each Continue Reading