Stop worrying in 3 easy steps

Are you a worrier?  I used to be.  All sorts of things can keep us up at night from worry.  We worry over problems at work, issues with the children or even something we have seen on the news. If…

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Why I stopped watching the news

It’s been a very long time since I have opened a newspaper and I rarely watch the news on television.  Why?  I don’t need to hear about all of the negative things happening in the world, that’s why.  It’s depressing…

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The early bird catches the worm

Last week I told you about all of the negative effects I have found from sleeping in in the morning.  Of course not all of those things will relate to you and your current circumstances but there are many things…

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Fake it til you make it

Have you ever had one of those days- A day where you started off feeling less than your best and everything went rapidly downhill from there?  I think we’ve all had one of those.  Sometimes we might think that there…

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It’s all about relationships

Have you ever been in a situation in which the other person is prepared to have a full stand up argument with you simply so that they can be right? It’s funny how something can go from a disagreement about…

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Glass half empty syndrome and what to do if you have it

You may be sick of hearing people talk about the glass half full versus the glass half empty approach to life.  Unfortunately too many people underestimate the effect their thoughts can have on the way their days, weeks and even…

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7 surprising energy zapping habits

One byproduct of our busy lives is often a feeling of tiredness and a lack of energy to complete everyday tasks.  We find ourselves stretched too thin and unable to keep up with it all.  If we search the Internet…

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8 signs your child might be over-scheduled

As a teacher it can be easy to see that not only do we as adults lead extremely busy lives, but so do our children.  People used to ask me if my class was difficult to teach on a Friday…

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I stopped exercising and now I’m much healthier.

Exercise is important to keep our bodies fit and healthy. We all know this. We are told this every day in many different ways. What is exercise?  Exercise is sweating, burning muscles, pumping heart, gasping breath. It will help you lose…

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