How Mindfulness Can Make You Stronger

Your brain has a mind of its own, but sometimes it needs a little direction.

Did you know that by training your brain with simple mindfulness techniques, you can become stronger and more resilient in your life?

Listen to my conversation with wonderful Live Happy Editor-at-Large Stacy Kaiser about how mindfulness can be used as a brain training program to help improve your wellbeing in both mind and body.

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How To Be Successful (At Anything)

Is there something you want in your life? Maybe a new job, a little romance or a dream-come-true?

Discover a simple strategy that can conquer your limited primitive brain and lead you to your perfect path (and you don’t even need to try harder).

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Are You Tired Of Trying So Hard?

Do you ever feel like you try and try, but you’re not making much progress?

Or the finish line seems really, really far away?

Before you give up, there’s something you should know.

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Are You Waiting for Something Better?

Do you have goals for your future? Maybe a better job? A healthier body? A new relationship? That’s great. But what do you do in the meantime—especially if you don’t like where you are right now?

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The Magic of Relationships

In school I learned: Work hard. Try your best. You’ll succeed. But that equation left out something really important.

Other people.

The simple fact is we need each other to succeed or at least succeed in an easier way – whether that’s taking a geometry class, creating a business, or raising a child.

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The Anti-Resolution

Do your New Year’s resolutions feel more like a To-Do List: eat less sugar, go to the gym, get more organized?

Sure, it’s good to look ahead with purpose and know where you’re going. But, isn’t there just as much value in looking back?

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The Regret-Free Life

Why did I eat that cake? I wish I’d taken that job. I never should’ve dated that guy.

Have you ever had thoughts like that? Probably. It’s your brain’s way of telling you to rethink your choices. But sometimes, your brain gets stuck.

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Do You Have Grit?

Have you ever wanted to give up on something that you really, really wanted because it was just too darn hard to keep trying?

You can’t run one more step, write one more word, endure one more dead end?

Join the club.

Can I Sit Down Now?

But, before you throw in the towel, there’s something you should know.

People who succeed at getting what they want in life aren’t smarter, more talented or luckier than you.

They just might have something psychologists call grit: the ability to keep going no matter what. Grit, it turns out, may be one of the most powerful ingredients in your success recipe.
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How To Be Your Own Inspiration

Have you ever compared yourself to someone with thoughts like: “Why can’t I be successful like she is?” or “I wish I was popular like him.” We all have.

Usually, those sorts of thoughts just make us feel insecure, sad or jealous, right? So why do we have them?

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Do You Think Too Much?

I Think, Therefore I Am.

When I have a problem, I think about it.

I imagine it from every angle. The pros and the cons. The yes and the no. Sometimes that’s really helpful. It guides me to make good decisions.

But sometimes, I think too much about the same thing, over and over. Have you ever done that? That sort of over-thinking is called rumination.
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