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It’s all too common for us to feel down sometimes. Even if you are a generally happy person, feelings of depression can sneak into your life. Luckily, there are natural remedies that can have surprising effects on our mood and outlook when we are feeling low. Essential oils stimulate areas of the brain when absorbed through our skin or inhaled. They can be used to lift us out of an emotional funk. Check out these…

There are days when we wake up full of energy and ready to act. And on other days, everything seems awfully heavy, and it’s nearly impossible to force yourself to do something. It happens to all of us… at some point. All you need is to learn to identify the reason that has killed your motivation and find a way to overcome it. When we were children, we learned how to ride a bicycle and…

Is clutter taking over your space? Do you hang on to items hoping to use them later — but can’t find them when you need? Japanese organizational artist Marie Kondo is inspiring us to take control of our clutter and tidy up our spaces and our lives. From her best-selling book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, to her new original series on Netflix, Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, Kondo shows people how to get…

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to let go of all your worries and your stress and go to bed happy and 100% content? Listening to these powerful bedtime affirmations will help you end your day on a positive note so you can sleep better, and improve your mood and productivity. They have also been proven to help you let go of any stress and anxiety that you might have experienced throughout…

Have you ever had people in your life who, by just being around, seem to drain your emotional and mental energy? In other words, energy vampires? When we talk about vampires, we are not talking about literal bloodsuckers. We are using the ‘vampire’ reference for a non-voluntary feeding that takes place on our life force energy from another living consciousness–either in the physical or non-physical realms and on all levels of our Beingness — physical,…

Most of us have wondered at one point or another what the point of it all is. Why are we here? What’s life really about? In short, what IS the purpose of life? Why study 15 years of our lives, work 80,000 hours, and then reproduce so the next generation can do it all over again if we don’t even know why we’re doing it? There’s got to be a greater purpose, right? To get…

It’s vitally important to learn how to deal with jealousy. Not everyone you meet is going to like you. In fact, some people will just outright hate you! Sometimes people you have never even met will hate you. Sometimes the people who treat you the worst, and are the most envious and hateful, are your own family, and those who you thought were friends. Some people will look at your accomplishments, and where you are going…

To be happy in life is what we all want. But how to achieve it? Less stress, more time for hobbies and the family? Maybe. Or maybe you are already happy and are not aware of it. What signs indicate this? 1. Live Here and Now If I torture myself with the same thoughts about work, relationships with colleagues, or health; if I think all morning about talking with the boss or mentally solving problems…

Do you secretly ache for something more? Do you celebrate the miracle that is your life or are you constantly running, frustrated by the never-ending to-do list at home and at work? When life is not going our way, it can be hard to look on the bright side. And what about the people who tell you “It’s all good” when your life is in a state of overwhelm, collapse, or just plain sucks. What’s good about it?…

For many of us, the plummeting winter temperatures chase us inside. Kids, on the other hand, would stay outside playing in the snow until they got frostbite if we let them. It’s tempting to send them out to play while you wait inside with a cup of hot coffee to warm you, but you should get out and play with your kids this winter. Here are a few reasons you shouldn’t hide in the house…