The Scream In The Car

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By Eliza David

You can’t punch a keystroke these days without running into a blog post about stress and how to rid yourself of it. Unsolicited advice inundates your social media timelines. It’s plastered within the glossy pages of magazines in your doctor’s office. And, be honest: we all have that one friend who swears by the rigors of CrossFit for calm.

Almost all of these advancements in stress relief have one thing in common: a financial investment. You end up shelling out $69.95 a month for a yoga studio membership, grasping the few precious moments of om that you can fit into your over-packed schedule. Monthly rubdowns by a talkative masseuse who insists on telling you why Game of Thrones is required viewing can be pricey as well. If these options do the trick for you, by all means…but I have a suggestion.

A free suggestion. (I have your attention now, don’t I?) Continue reading

5 Simple Ways to Be Kind To Yourself in 2017

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By Christine McLean

Life can be a b*tch. One minute you’re up, the next you’re down. It’s a rollercoaster ride that you never really signed up for. You have two choices: enjoy the ride, or grip on for dear life hoping that the ride will end safely. Let 2017 be the year when you choose to enjoy the ride. You only live once, and life will pass you by if you don’t loosen the grip a bit. Here are five ways to be kinder to yourself in the coming year. Continue reading

5 Ways To Balance Your Work and Personal Life – And Stay Sane

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By Kenon lamont Thompson

We all know the sensation of not having enough hours in the day. As cliché as it may sound, to those with jam packed schedules, the thought of 24 hours not being enough time in one day is actually a harsh reality. No matter if your schedule is consistently the same or a sporadic chaos that you just so happen to tame gracefully, utilizing every second to the best of your ability can seem more like a chore than a natural way of living. Continue reading

How I Became a Minimalist

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By Kenon Lamont Thompson

In today’s society it is pretty obvious to see how individuals are starting to make a paradigm shift in their lifestyles. I grew up in the 90s (the good old years) where being brand loyal to materialistic items was very important. Things such as clothing attire, CD players (aka Walkmans), and sporting equipment were considered things that you should only have by popular name brands. Continue reading