Category: Week 1

Poolside Party Ideas!

Nothing says summer more than relaxing evenings with friends and family by the pool. So this summer why not throw a mindful poolside party for your loved ones? It’s a fun and mindful way to relieve stress. Swimming is not only fun it also has numerous health benefits. It improves flexibility, helps with asthma, and…
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Stay at Home Dads on the Rise in U.S

Father’s Day was first celebrated 102 years ago, on June 19, 1910. Lots of things have changed in a century. In 2010, there were more than 70.1 million fathers in the U.S. There was also an impressive amount of stay at home dads (154,000) and the numbers continue to rise. Why the number of stay…
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6 Summer Money Making Tips

Strapped for cash? Looking for ways to make extra money this summer? You can try saving money with these summer tips. Or you can check out seasonal part time jobs. Millions of people are taking on extra work to increase their income. In 2013, 6.8 million American workers held more than one job. Additionally, over 30…
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Healing Powers of Crystals

After receiving numerous medical bills, lots of patients have become curious about other methods of healing. One alternative medical treatment that has sparked their attention is crystal healing therapy. Practitioners of crystal therapy believe that our bodies naturally have high vibrations and an aura that protects us from ailments. When we come in contact with…
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Creating a Mindful Family Meeting

Weekly family meetings are an invaluable tool and can be the glue that keeps a family’s busy life from spinning out of control. Creating a mindful family meeting and place for the family to meet weekly provides a place for communication, building trust, and your family’s values. A  mindful family meeting organizes the family’s lives…
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Discover the Real You

We’ve all been there. Finding who we thought was the “right” person, having the best of times and then suddenly, you hit a rough patch! It’s hard to own up the truth, but the fault lies intrinsically within ourselves. Take the time to evaluate your relationship; Create a checklist of what you’ve learned and what…
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5 Summer Donut Recipes

Want to brighten up your Friday? Are you hungry for a sweet dessert? Well, you’re in luck! It is National Doughnut (or Donut) Day! Across the country, doughnut chains (such as Dunkin’ Donuts and Krispy Kreme) and local doughnut shops are offering great deals for this special occasion. If you’re feeling extra creative you can…
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5 DIY Potting Bench Ideas

A properly equipped potting station (also known as a potting bench or gardening table) is like command central for a gardener. It typically holds seeds, soil, fertilizer, pots, water cans, and gardening tools. When you don’t have a garden, a potting station can also double as a showcase for your plants. With a little ingenuity,…
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World Environment Day

Started by the United Nations in 1974, over 100 countries celebrate World Environment Day. It’s time to work together and improve our environment. World Environment Day The 2018 theme is “Beating Plastic Pollution.” The UN hopes that this day of awareness will help people “discover the many ways that [they] can help to combat plastic pollution.” So, today…
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The Power Of Positive Thinking

Bring positive energy into your life with affirmations. Beginning or ending your day with a positive statement of encouragement is an important step to Mindful Living. Research tells us every thought and emotion we have creates a chemical release into our bodies.  These powerful chemicals affect our mental, physical, and spiritual health and well being. Our minds…
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