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Needs, Wants, and Minimalist Living

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How long would it take you to make a complete inventory of your physical possessions? How long would it take you to box everything up yourself, and how much space would those boxes take up? If you’ve moved recently, then you can probably answer those last two questions. But imagine going through each item, writing it down, and giving a…


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It’s a Problem-free Philosophy

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  Yes I know, the title is a literal contradiction that slaps you right in the face. Philosophy is much about tackling questions to big problems than anything else. However if you have kids, or still nourishing the kid inside of you, then you might see beyond the apparent contradiction and reminisce the Walt Disney animation ‘The Lion King’specifically the…


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5 Anxiety-Busting Herbs You should Know About

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Although it is often perceived to be a normal and basic emotional state, anxiety is a problem not to take too lightly. We are brought up to take that feeling of anxiety as a common & recurrent thing in our daily lives – from school exams to job interviews, worries about our children and anything that sets our mind running…


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Getting to the Best Version of Yourself

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  This is a Guest Post by Debra Johnson Finding the best version of yourself is one of the fastest ways to achieve your highest level of personal satisfaction, however it can sometimes be difficult to find the space for it to grow roots and flourish. We spend so much time drawing mental comparisons to others – he’s got a…


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4 Ways Keeping a Diary Makes Your Life Better

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This is a Guest Post by Mat Good A diary is traditionally defined as a book or journal in which individuals record the events, stressors, and dreams of their daily life. Popular media has created the cultural stereotype of diaries as a teenage girl thing, yet the truth is that diaries can be enjoyed by – and helpful to –…


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Moving House? A Few Helpful Tips on Relocating without Stress

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This is a Guest Post by Izzy Smith Moving house can be one of the biggest experiences in a person’s life. It is not a mere physical shift but more importantly an emotional transition which can bring about many changes on a personal level. Whether you are moving locally, long-distance or internationally, a move is always a big undertaking that…


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How your MP3 Player can be your Best Meditation Tool Ever

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After making sure you will be undisturbed for the next 30 minutes or so, you settle in your favourite meditation posture – on your mat or cushion – close your eyes and…..nothing! Your mind keeps buzzing noise for almost all the length of the session. Jittery thought fragments, ‘mind popup notifications’ of things left undone and other God-knows-what mental clutter…


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4 Simple Ways to Relax and Live Longer

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  This is a Guest Post by Heather Green   Stress kills—literally. According to Oregon State University, high to moderate levels of stress lead to a higher mortality rate, either through risky behavior (such as unhealthy addictions or angry driving) or health complications like stroke. Optimism, however, is attributed with decreased risk of cardiac problems and healthy attitudes about aging…


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3 Questions to Ponder on Before Applying to College

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This is a guest post by Mariana Ashley All major decisions in life come packed with their own set of circumstances and sometimes unforeseen consequences. Ideally we should take our time to weigh and sift through our options before taking those big decisions, because ultimately they pave the way to our future paths. The good news is that mindfulness and…


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