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“Happiness comes from within.” We hear this phrase all the time. It is predicated on the belief that if you dig deep enough into...
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Do you have a hard time getting into meditation or roll your eyes at the thought of it? Melissa Wood-Tepperberg is a mom, certified health and...

How to Overcome the “What the hell?” Effect

Does every day begin with the best intentions? You wake up early, eat a healthy breakfast, and plan on a healthy lunch, working out after...

Sometimes You Just Have To Let It Go

“Forgive and forget,” is a common phrase that we’ve all heard and probably said, but does it make sense? Of course we’ve also all...

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