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Staying Motivated – 10 Strategies for Reaching Your Goals

By DSAdmin | attitude , authentic , Body care , confidence , distraction , emotional , exercise , focus , goals , growth , Inspiration , meditation , mental , mindset , Personal Development , self-confidence , self-development , success

“Without motivation, you are literally dead in the water – nothing gets done, and you have NO energy to change your situation.” Dianne M. Daniels The last thing you want to do as you’re walking your journey toward your DivaStyle Life is to fall into the vortex of broken dreams and lost promises. How do […]

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Practicing Mindfulness – 5 Free Apps to Help You Get Started

By DSAdmin | commitment , emotional , feelings , gratitude , habits , healthy , Inspiration , meditation , mental , Mindfulness , personal , positivity , reflection , self-care , spiritual

There are lots of techniques out there to help you get into the mindfulness habit. Every day there are more and more mindfulness apps for your smart phone or tablet to help you deal with anxiety, sleep, and stress issues. Here are some of the most popular and easy to use mindfulness apps that are […]

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Take a Mindful Walk

By DSAdmin | emotional , feelings , habits , health , healthy , Inspiration , meditation , Mindfulness , personal , physical , positivity , reflection , self-care , self-development , spiritual

Chances are you spend a lot of the day sitting in an office, and frankly, the prospect of doing more sitting is not so appealing, even if it’s for mindfulness meditation. Luckily, there is a long tradition of walking meditation and developing a mindfulness walking practice can be a great way to take a break […]

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Setting Up Your Meditation Space

By DSAdmin | authentic , commitment , emotional , feelings , habits , healthy , identity , Inspiration , meditation , mental , Mindfulness , personal , physical , positivity , self-care , self-development , spiritual

The way you organize your home or apartment sends messages about what is important to you. Some people prioritize books, bookshelves, and a comfortable reading chair or sofa. A movie buff will set up a living room that is essentially a home cinema. Someone who loves cooking will have the kitchen as the center of […]

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Mindfulness and Meditation: What’s the Difference?

By DSAdmin | authentic , emotional , featured , feelings , habits , healing , healthy , Inspiration , meditation , mental , Mindfulness , personal , positivity , self-care , self-development , spiritual

You’ve probably heard a lot recently about mindfulness – especially if you’re a regular reader / follower of my blog. The concept of mindfulness as a regular practice is popping up everywhere in self-help books, yoga and lifestyle magazines, and online courses as a way of living a better, healthier life. You may also have […]

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The Multiple Benefits of Practicing Mindfulness

By DSAdmin | Body care , emotional , feelings , habits , health , Inspiration , meditation , mental , Mindfulness , personal , positivity , self-care , self-talk , spiritual

Mindfulness is the practice of being fully and completely  aware of the present moment, not being distracted or stuck by dwelling on past hurts or worrying about what might happen in the future. Mindfulness keeps you grounded in the here and now. You might think you need to have achieved a state of blissful detachment […]

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Mindfulness: What Is It?

By DSAdmin | authentic , commitment , emotional , feelings , freedom , habits , health , Inspiration , meditation , mental , Mindfulness , personal , positivity , reflection , self-care , self-development , self-talk , spiritual

You see the word mindfulness used so often nowadays, but what exactly does it mean? It might be helpful to think about what it doesn’t mean for a moment. Mindfulness is not: Sitting on a meditation cushion for hours in total silence Being perfect in every way Having all the answers (even to the questions […]

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Letting Go of the Past Challenge – Day 4: Forgive and Forget

By DSAdmin | appearance , authentic , Challenge , commitment , Courses , emotional , feelings , freedom , healing , healthy , Inspiration , Letting Go of the Past , meditation , mental , negative , personal , self-care , self-development , self-talk , spiritual

You’ve probably heard all your life to forgive and forget, especially when someone has done you wrong, or offended you. Forgiving the person helps you to move on with your life as well as helping you to keep friends you otherwise might have lost. What very few people tell you, though, is that forgiving (let […]

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Making the Amazing Benefits of Change Work for You

By DSAdmin | appreciation , commitment , emotional , feelings , habits , health , limits , meditation , mental , positivity , reflection , self-care , self-development , spiritual

Change is the one constant in the universe. Even the sun won’t last forever – despite our hopes. Change can be stressful, or it can be gloriously exciting and inspiring! In fact, many life events are classified by psychologists based on the severity of the stress felt by the individual. A death in the family […]

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Maintaining Your Inspiration and Motivation

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When it comes to getting things accomplished, motivation can be hard to come by. Yet, motivation is exactly what is needed. A small amount of motivation is required to do small, simple things, like brushing your teeth. Bigger tasks require more motivation to complete. But how do you create and sustain motivation when you have […]

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Finding Fulfillment Through Spirituality and Peace

By DSAdmin | emotional , feelings , healing , meditation , mental , positivity , self-care , self-development , spiritual , Thankfulness

My path in life is clearer when I maintain an inner spiritual connection. Spirituality is a journey that brings incomparable peace to my life and I endeavor to remain on this journey throughout the course of each day. I take a few moments each morning to close my eyes and do some soul-searching. I am […]

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Overcoming Anxiety: Gaining Strength

By DSAdmin | emotional , feelings , habits , healthy , meditation , mental , self-care , self-development , Thankfulness

Overcoming Anxiety as You Gain Strength Anxiety is part of the human condition. Try to find someone that never feels anxiety – it’s nearly impossible. Some people are more resistant to anxiety that others, but everyone can strengthen their ability to manage anxious feelings. Developing a high level of anxiety is a skill. Lowering anxiety […]

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Turn Around a Bad Day – 12 Options

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12 Ways to Turn Around a Bad Day Everyone – yes, EVERYONE – has a bad day now and then. You only have two choices: you can either ride it out, or do something to turn the day around. A time machine isn’t an option, but there are plenty of tactics you can apply to […]

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Practical Tips for Beginning to Meditate

By DSAdmin | Body care , commitment , emotional , featured , habits , healing , health , meditation , positivity , self-care , self-development

16 Practical Tips for Meditation Beginners Meditation, particularly mindfulness meditation, has become extremely popular over the last few years. While meditation can be very simple, there are several common mistakes and misconceptions about meditation that you’ll want to avoid if you’re new to the practice. Getting started on the right foot increases the odds of […]

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