Category: Week 4

6 DIY Gym Bag Essentials

Every Mindful Athlete needs a properly planned and packed gym bag the right tools and equipment can make even a gym novice feel like a workout warrior. Here are some handy DIY gym bag ideas to help you transform an average gym bag into a perfect workout kit. Keep your bag smelling fresh  With all…
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Beat Your Athletic Competitive Stress

Many athletes struggle with performance anxiety. Fortunately, with the right tips, it’s possible to reduce your anxiety and perform to your full potential.  All athletes, from runners to ballerinas, experience performance anxiety. While many try to calm themselves in order to reduce their anxiety, new research shows that increasing excitement can actually improve performances in…
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Quick & Easy Avocado Dip

The avocado is often called “alligator pear,” which is very descriptive, as it tends to be pear-shaped and has green, bumpy skin like an alligator. Not only are avocados good, but they’re good for you given their high nutrient value. These days, the avocado has become an incredibly popular food among and if often referred…
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Mini Vacation This Summer

At the end of this month sit down with your spouse or your family. Get everyone’s schedule on the calendar. Then look for a day or two or open evenings that you can plan to have a mini vacation. This is really fun for the kids and family. As you write your mini vacation  ideas down on the…
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Plan for Your Summer Body

Are you already struggling to keep up your exercise routine? Don’t fret! There are simple ways for you to stick to your exercise plan and see your summer body come through this year. 4 Ways To Keep Your Exercise Routine Curate a Personalized Workout Playlist Do you like to listen to music while you run…
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Beat Your Sugar Habit

Sugar is an energy source that’s fine in moderation; however, many Americans have a tendency to overindulge. Unfortunately, a sugar addiction can be a hard thing to shake. If you have sugar cravings and you want to avoid a sugar crash, you’ll need Mindful tips to beat your sweet addiction. How Bad is Our Sugar Addiction?…
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Play Reduces Stress and Slows Aging

Games are not just for kids anymore. More and more people over the age of 50 are venturing online to play games. People are hopping on the Internet to play for a multitude of reasons—to have fun, exercise their minds, relax, and connect with friends and family. There is a growing body of scientific evidence that suggests regular…
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Ideas to Record Your Vacation Memories

When you’re packing for your next vacation, don’t forget your travel journal. Along with the charts, maps and logs, travel journals are not only great for planning your trips, they’re also great for documenting special moments during your travels. Sounds like fun, right? To help you keep track of your travel memories, we’ve got five…
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BLT Summer Rolls

Summer is finally here and lots of us are looking for lighter recipes that don’t require hot stoves or ovens. Well, look no further! Check out this recipe for summer BLT (bacon lettuce tomato) rice paper rolls. It tastes like the traditional sandwich, but instead of heavy bread, this dish uses rice paper. So, if…
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Money Management Begins with a Lemonade Stand

A Lemonade stand is a quintessential summer activity. Not only are they delicious ways to beat the summer heat wave, but they can also teach young children important life lessons. It takes a lot of pre-planning, creativity, and lemons to start a successful refreshment stand, but it’s definitely worth it. Your kids can fine-tune their…
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