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Finding Your Daily Kegel Mojo

Written by Kim Vopni You likely have a lot to manage as a busy woman these days, and often your health and personal needs can get pushed to the bottom of the list. One thing in particular that often gets pushed aside is pelvic health. It’s easy to mask a…

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Let’s Talk About Menopause

Written by Teresa Isabel Dias If all women go through menopause, why are most unprepared for it?The short answer is, because menopause is still taboo and no one talks about it. I’m going to share my personal journey with you, in hopes that it will shed some light on what you may…

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Strategies to Help You Find Happiness

Written by Mieka Forte When we think about strategies for success often that plan doesn’t include a section with goals for prioritizing happiness. Happiness may be a small part of the conversation, or even a slight after thought. However, too often it’s left aside or put on the back burner.   Research…

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How My Blended Family Inspired My Business Idea

Written by Jody Swain When our family became blended in January 2012, my husband Ted brought 2 boys (12 and 9 at the time) into our new family, and I brought a daughter (4 at the time). As you can imagine, setting expectations for various ages and doing so as a…

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5 Personal Blogging Tips to Engage Readers

Your personal blog can be a valuable tool in engaging fans and readers, but it takes time to develop and maintain… If you’re using a blog as a marketing strategy to gain followers, you want to make sure that you are using it effectively. Here are some tips that will help you…

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3 Quick Ways to Tackle Work-Life Overwhelm 

How’s your work-life balance these days? If you just did a massive eye-roll, chances are your work and personal life are blurring like never before. The 9-to-5 feels like a distant memory. The technology designed to empower us is making us slaves to our screens. And “always-on” culture has become our…

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Personal Image Tips to Age Gracefully

Aging gracefully is something all women aspire to, in order to both look and feel their best as the years pass by. If you’re looking to evolve your look or lean into a new style, here are some things to consider when it comes to your personal image: Makeup What…

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Three Important Test Taking Tips For Kids

Written by Cathy Thompson, Founder of Beyond the Classroom In-Home Tutoring My daughter was recently nervous about an upcoming test at school. She’d been studying for this test for days, but she couldn’t seem to shake the anxiety even though she was prepared. The tension began to rise, and I suggested she take…

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How To Practice Mindfulness Every Day

Written by Sarah Good What is mindfulness anyway? And how can it be used in our lives these days? The simplest way for me to understand it, is that mindfulness has three parts: Intention: set an intention for what you want to put your attention on. Attention: notice where your attention…

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A Positive Mindset Can Make All the Difference

We all face challenges in our lives, but the way that you interpret these challenges is what makes the difference between someone who is able to overcome them and someone who is crushed by them. A positive outlook has the power to boost you up when you are down and…

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The 12 Chakra System: A Call to Realign & Reset

Written by Dorothy Knight What we are collectively experiencing right now in our world is an opportunity to reset and realign ourselves with deeper joy and fulfillment in life. There is no need to buy into any view of reality in which you are not 100% responsible for making your life…

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Tips for Managing Remote Work & Full-Time Parenting During COVID-19

Written by Sheyla Scaffo Many parents are currently navigating an entirely new normal: Working from home while taking care of their kids full-time. As school picks back up and many kids remain at home for remote learning, figuring out how to balance their schedule and a full-time job sometimes feels…

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How to Wrestle Your Ideas Into Reality

Written by Kari Fulmek Life is hard and change is hard. That’s a given.If you try to live without change, both are even harder. Ask yourself  this important question: what’s the worst thing that can happen if you make a change in your life? Usually the answer to that is,…

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Five Strategies for a Fall Season Energy Reboot

Written by Annie Gaudreault Growing up, I loved fall. The thought of going back to school would get me so excited; a fresh new year! Even now that I’m definitely done with school, fall has continued to be the unofficial beginning of the year. Frankly, January has always seemed a…

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Top 5 Sleep Tips for Back to School During COVID-19

Written by Brooke Hohenadel Whether your kids are engaging in full distanced learning, learning in-person at school, or a combination of both, this fall is presenting some not-so-normal routines that we will all need to acclimatize to for ‘Back to School’ preparation. The first few weeks after classes start can be…

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An Easy & Calming Meditation Visual

Written by Sarah Good During these continuing stressful times, it is vital to have practices which help us calm our nervous systems. I would like to invite you to try a practice that I call “flower and candle breathing”. It is a meditation visual that can be easily shared with…

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How to Be More Present for Your Family

Have you ever been with your family, but not really been with them?  We all do it; we are physically sitting in the living room, but we are so focused on whatever else we’re doing that we barely even notice that they’re talking to us. Here are five tips that will help you…

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5 Healthy Habits to Try

If one of your goals this year – or this decade – is to have a healthier lifestyle, then it’s time to take action. No more putting your own needs on the back burner while you look after everyone else! Here are five healthy habits you can start with right away: Exercise Choose something…

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Strategies to Stop Overextending Yourself

Do you often feel like you have bitten off more than you can chew? Do you find yourself rushing from task to task with barely enough time in between to eat or shower? If you are like many women, you may have a tendency to over-commit yourself. People overextend themselves…

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Journal Prompts for This Time of Change

Change can be challenging. It can also be an opportunity of growth and development. As our restrictions change, it can be helpful to reflect on how our time is being used and how we are feeling about it. As an occupational therapist, I spend my time supporting people who are…

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Why Ethical Fashion is Important

In today’s society, there seems to be a shift. Many companies, brands, and singular individuals are saying how necessary it is to support ethical companies, live sustainably, and become more eco-friendly. If you’re new to this specific world, or have really only heard these things in passing, you may be…

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Sleep Struggles During COVID-19

  Are you struggling with sleep? Has it become more difficult to get the sleep you need since we started physical distancing? If so, you are not alone! So why exactly are we struggling to sleep more during COVID-19? There are two main reasons for our increased trouble sleeping. First, many…

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Gen-X and Perimenopause Struggles

Most of us think that menopause worries are for those who are over the age of 50, but in reality menopause can hit much earlier on. As a woman, a pharmacist, and a NAMS* Certified Menopause Practitioner, I was very pleased recently when I heard Ada Calhoun, the author of…

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5 Ways to Be More Likeable

Wondering how to make deeper connections and find your “tribe”? The trick is not trying too hard and practicing some simple tactics that puts others at ease. Here are five proven strategies that will help you make the right impression when making new contacts: Be Yourself You are the most comfortable…

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