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Living a Life of Simplicity

To me, living a simple life is about slowing down and appreciating each moment. Itís something Iíve struggled with for a long time, but still havenít figured out how to change.
Posted 12/6/2011  10:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 56 comments   20,755 views
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6 Tips for Finding Peace and Staying Balanced

How do you keep life from getting you down? What helps you stay calm and find peace and happiness? Today I'm sharing my tips with the hope that they'll help you as well.
Posted 10/5/2011  10:00:00 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 52 comments   27,654 views
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How This Type A Planner Spent a Weekend 'Doing Nothing'--and Loving It

This weekend, I chucked my schedule and lived spontaneously. And, surprisingly, I was happier and more productive.
Posted 9/6/2011  6:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 37 comments   15,910 views
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Let Go of Your Life Raft--I Promise, You Won't Drown.

Last week was not a good one. I was really stressed out. So what did I do? I deflated my life raft--and I'm doing just fine.
Posted 8/1/2011  2:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 70 comments   17,912 views
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How to Prioritize Yourself AND Be More Effective in Your Life

Learning to prioritize yourself and to claim time for your goals is critical for long term success with health and weight loss.
Posted 4/13/2011  6:28:20 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 49 comments   34,262 views
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Do You Live (and Love) Your Life 7 Days a Week?

If you're constantly miserable during the week and only living for the weekend, have you ever considered how much life you're missing?
Posted 9/28/2010  1:08:04 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 78 comments   22,354 views
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Is My Child Destined to be a Worry-Wart Like Me?

My daughter is becoming a worrier like me. For a long time Iíve thought that it was in her genes, but a new study is showing that environment might be a bigger influence.
Posted 8/20/2010  10:21:46 AM By: Jen Mueller : 39 comments   21,371 views
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Perfectionism Leads to Poor Health

In many ways, I consider myself to be a perfectionist. New research is finding that perfectionists tend to be in worse physical health and increase their risk of death.
Posted 7/27/2010  10:14:28 AM By: Jen Mueller : 87 comments   24,904 views
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Who's More Stressful: Your Spouse or Your Boss?

You'd assume a good way to unwind after a tough day might be to go home and spend some time with loved ones. According to a new poll, you might want to rethink that decision.
Posted 7/6/2010  6:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 123 comments   21,113 views
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Life Isnít Always Fair

One of the most common statements we hear from kids is, "that's not fair"; but learning to cope with the obstacles in life allows us to accomplish our goals.
Posted 5/29/2010  11:15:48 AM By: Nancy Howard : 101 comments   19,477 views
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Decreasing Calories Can Increase Stress Level

Dieting can be stressful. New research is showing that it's not only mentally stressful, but can also be physically stressful on the body to restrict calories.
Posted 4/16/2010  3:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 92 comments   28,152 views
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Broken Hearts Can Be Mended

Stress can lead to many health issues, but doctors are now on the lookout for a condition known as broken heart syndrome which can mimic the symptoms of a classic heart attack.
Posted 4/7/2010  2:56:28 PM By: Nancy Howard : 108 comments   26,000 views
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Coping with a Loved Oneís Diagnosis

While we are never fully prepared to face the reality of a loved one's diagnosis, accepting what we cannot change is all part of the journey we call life.
Posted 1/27/2010  5:01:44 PM By: Nancy Howard : 255 comments   19,200 views
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7 Easy Ways to Relax on the Job (without Getting Fired)

So how can you present your most cool, calm and collected self and accomplish all the tasks you have to do today? Take a breather, and try a few minutes of yogic stretching.
Posted 1/25/2010  12:09:24 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 101 comments   48,881 views
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Is It Time To Relax When It Comes To Your Health?

Have you ever fallen into the trap of feeling like you have to become perfectly healthy and do everything exactly the way the experts tell you to?
Posted 1/19/2010  5:41:03 AM By: Jen Mueller : 112 comments   18,166 views
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